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Population (year 2000): 22,105. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,460 (-2.9% change)
Males: 11,026 (49.9%), Females: 11,079 (50.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $45,629 (year 2000)
Median house value: $102,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Ferndale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.3%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (16.1%), English (12.1%), Polish (11.1%), French (6.3%), Italian (5.5%).Michigan

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Ferndale,

For population 25 years and over in Ferndale

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferndale city

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

5.1% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.9% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,006 (-12.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak, MI (3.3 miles Royal pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (5.4 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (315.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ridge, MI (1.3 miles Pleasant Park, MI (2.1 miles Hazel Woods, MI (3.1 miles Huntington Heights, MI Madison (3.2 miles Oak, MI (3.3 miles Royal Park, MI (3.5 miles Oak Park, MI Highland (4.4 miles MI (4.6 miles Berkley,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $100,900

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 83.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 248


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.0%), Educational,health and social services (16.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.4%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,998 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,647 (13.1%)


 

Crime in Ferndale by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 10 15 11 11 14
    per 100,000 45.2 67.9 49.8 49.8 63.3
Robberies 28 34 34 26 37
    per 100,000 126.7 153.8 153.8 117.6 167.4
Assaults 39 32 46 56 55
    per 100,000 176.4 144.8 208.1 253.3 248.8
Burglaries 138 146 165 146 126
    per 100,000 624.3 660.5 746.4 660.5 570.0
Thefts 502 515 496 430 436
    per 100,000 2271.0 2329.8 2243.8 1945.3 1972.4
Auto thefts 150 134 164 162 142
    per 100,000 678.6 606.2 741.9 732.9 642.4
280.2 294.7 309.0 288.5 295.5

Average climate in Ferndale, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ferndale,

Ferndale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Ferndale city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 tornado 15.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Clif Brown - College basketball player (Niagara Purple Eagles), Stane's Bufford - College basketball player (Western Michigan Broncos).


Hospital/medical center in Ferndale:
  • HENRY FORD - KINGSWOOD HOSPITAL (10300 W EIGHT MILE ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ferndale:
  • MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MADISON HEIGHTS, MI)
  • ST JOHN HEALTH SYSTEM OAKLAND GENERAL (about 4 miles; MADISON HEIGHTS, MI)
  • WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ROYAL OAK, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ferndale:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 10 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 24 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ferndale:
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 6 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
  • COBO HALL (about 12 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 18 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)

Amtrak stations near Ferndale:
  • 3 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8 $30,210 $45,315 0 $0
Welfare 0 $0   4 $3,485
Firefighters 32 $156,962 $58,860 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $15,190 $45,570 3 $2,544
Local Libraries 5 $16,924 $40,617 4 $4,375
Water Supply 13 $42,305 $39,050 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8 $24,465 $36,697 1 $2,369
Parks and Recreation 5 $15,660 $37,584 11 $9,432
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,916 $35,496 1 $2,218
Health 1 $3,257 $39,084 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $51,772 $44,376 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,018
Police - Other 8 $21,531 $32,296 12 $6,775
Police Protection - Officers 48 $236,325 $59,081 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 13 $48,907 $45,144 7 $6,383
Other Government Administration 5 $23,287 $55,888 0 $0
Totals for Government 166 $692,710 $50,075 44 $38,599
Colleges/Universities in Ferndale:
  • VIRGINIA FARRELL BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 124; Location: 22925 WOODWARD AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: virginiafarrell.com)
  • MICHIGAN HVAC VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTER (Location: 1521 E 8 MILE RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferndale:
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 10 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 10 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; WARREN, MI; FT enrollment: 11,057)
Public high schools in Ferndale:
  • FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,106; Location: 881 PINECREST STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JARDON VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 2200 E. WOODWARD HEIGHTS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ferndale:
  • ACADEMY OF OAK PARK (6-12) (Students: 1,471; Location: 21300 MENDOTA; Grades: KG - 12)
  • EDISON-OAKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMY (Students: 860; Location: 22111 WOODWARD AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FERNDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 725 PINECREST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • COOLIDGE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 2521 BERMUDA STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • ROOSEVELT PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 2610 PINECREST DRIVE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • LEE O. CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 2500 MARTIN ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 1244 PAXTON STREET; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • THOMAS A. EDISON SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 1700 SHEVLIN STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
  • GRANT EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 13; Location: 21131 GARDENLANE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Ferndale:
  • FERNDALE MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 67; Location: 400 WEST MARSHALL; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Ferndale:
  • FERNDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $530,613; Location: 222 EAST NINE MILE ROAD; 91,191 books; 1,886 audio materials; 3,808 video materials; 177 serial subscriptions)
  • ROYAL OAK TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,355; Location: 21075 WYOMING AVENUE; 4,544 books; 48 audio materials; 4 video materials; 25 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Machpelah Cemetery (1).

Parks in Ferndale include: Wilson Park (1), Martin Road Park (2), Harding Park (3), Roosevelt Park (4), Mapledale Park (5), Wanda Park (6).


Ferndale compared to Michigan state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Ferndale:
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Ferndale:
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WHPR-FM (88.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, MI; Owner: R.J.'S LATE NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Ferndale:
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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