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Population in 2012: 20,053 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 

Males: 10,338  (51.6%)
Females: 9,715  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  35.6 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48220.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,257 (it was $45,629 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$47,257
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,472

Ferndale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,207 (it was $102,700 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$97,207
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $148,802; Detached houses: $149,277; Townhouses or other attached units: $95,287; In 2-unit structures: $147,676; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,889; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,316; Mobile homes: $112,395

Median gross rent in 2012: $829.

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  • White alone - 16,073 (80.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,790 (8.9%)
  • Hispanic - 927 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 842 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 231 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 96 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 103 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ferndale: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (15.8%), Irish (13.5%), Polish (9.5%), English (7.3%), Italian (4.7%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 5,169 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Ferndale:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferndale city:

  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

949 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

This city:  4.7%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ferndale, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Ferndale to the number of sex offenders is 3,342 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,827 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,916 (2.0%)

Ferndale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Oak, MI (3.2 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (5.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (237.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pleasant Ridge, MI (1.0 miles ), Hazel Park, MI (1.3 miles ), Huntington Woods, MI (1.6 miles ), Oak Park, MI (1.6 miles ), Madison Heights, MI (1.7 miles ), Royal Oak, MI (1.8 miles ), Berkley, MI (1.9 miles ), Highland Park, MI (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 83.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,560 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,793 (16.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 248

Ferndale household income distribution Ferndale home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ferndale by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100010111000
per 100,000 0.04.50.00.00.04.60.04.74.74.80.00.00.0
Rapes 1015111114109648311
per 100,000 41.167.549.250.264.346.142.028.319.038.114.45.05.0
Robberies 28343426373543243425313019
per 100,000 115.2153.0152.1118.6170.0161.4200.9113.2161.5119.0148.7150.994.8
Assaults 39324656554467624957415163
per 100,000 160.4144.0205.8255.5252.7202.9313.0292.4232.7271.3196.7256.5314.3
Burglaries 138146165146126180157137156151201139112
per 100,000 567.6657.0738.1666.0579.0830.1733.4646.0740.9718.8964.2699.0558.7
Thefts 502515496430436424418420442413379381321
per 100,000 2064.72317.62218.81961.52003.41955.41952.61980.52099.21965.91818.01916.01601.4
Auto thefts 150134164162142154196178141110947783
per 100,000 616.9603.0733.6739.0652.5710.2915.6839.3669.6523.6450.9387.2414.1
Arson 3453136129521
per 100,000 12.318.022.413.74.613.828.04.79.542.824.010.15.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 270.2323.5324.1309.9324.7327.1357.9314.9308.0299.7270.8256.2230.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ferndale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Michigan average:

1.74

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Ferndale, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Ferndale-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (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 F4 tornado 11.9 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.

Earthquake activity:

Ferndale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oakland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dana Elcar - Film actor, Edgar Culbertson - Coast Guard Coast Guard Medal recipient, Walt Crowley - Historian, Clif Brown - College basketball player (Niagara Purple Eagles), Ken Rowe - Baseball player, Richard LeBlanc - Politician, Stane's Bufford - College basketball player (Western Michigan Broncos).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ferndale:

  • INTEGRATED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1616 ALBANY STREET)
  • UNITED HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 751 EAST NINE MILE ROAD, STE#2)
  • HENRY FORD KINGSWOOD HOSPITAL (Hospital, 10300 W EIGHT MILE ROAD)
  • HILTON CONV HOME (Nursing Home, 3161 HILTON RD)
  • HILTON CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, 3161 HILTON RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Ferndale, MI

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.
  • 7 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: www.ferndale-mi.com

College/University in Ferndale:

  • Virginia Farrell Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 80; Location: 22925 Woodward Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: virginiafarrell.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferndale:

  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 4 miles; Detroit, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,917)
  • Wayne State University (about 8 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 19,070)
  • Macomb Community College (about 9 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 9,599)
  • University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus (about 10 miles; Troy, MI; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 11 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 11 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 7,001)
  • Oakland Community College (about 12 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 10,032)

Public high schools in Ferndale:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ferndale:

Private elementary/middle school in Ferndale:

  • FERNDALE MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 75; Location: 400 W MARSHALL ST; Grades: KG - TK)
See full list of schools located in Ferndale, map of school districts: FERNDALE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, HAZEL PARK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Libraries in Ferndale:

  • FERNDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,285,943; Location: 222 EAST NINE MILE ROAD; 78,916 books; 3,031 audio materials; 5,338 video materials; 46 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • ROYAL OAK TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,360; Location: 21131 GARDEN LANE; 9,893 books; 208 audio materials; 7 video materials; 35 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Ferndale Public School district is arranged on an age centered structure: Roosevelt school is K-2, Wilson is grades 3-4, Coolidge is grades 5-6. Ferndale Middle School (grades 7-8) and Ferndale High School(grades 9-12) are on the same campus on Pinecrest. Please contact the Ferndale Public Schools Public Relations Director Stephanie Hall 248.586.8651 shall at ferndaleschools.org to confirm this information. thank you.

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Notable locations in Ferndale: Ferndale City Hall (A), Ferndale Historical Museum (B), Ferndale Health Center (C), Ferndale Fire Department (D), Ferndale Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ferndale Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ferndale include: Oak Park Missionary Baptist Church (A), Jeffries Baptist Church (B), Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church of Ferndale (C), First United Methodist Church of Ferndale (D), Hilton Oaks Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Machpelah Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ferndale include: Wanda Park (1), Wilson Park (2), Ferndale School Historical Marker (3), Michigan's First Tri-Level Intersection Historical Marker (4), David Oppenheim Park (5), Garbutt Park (6), Harding Park (7), Mapledale Park (8), Martin Road Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Helena's Salon (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 23344 Woodward Avenue).

 
Oakland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 Pb  NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.1. This is about average.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.270. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.270
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.90
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ferndale and their reported violations in the past:

WERNER/HIGHLAND OFFICE BLDG (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2002), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ferndale that have no violations reported:

  • FERNDALE (Population served: 22105, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ferndale, MI

People in group quarters in Ferndale in 2010:

  • 47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ferndale in 2000:

  • 69 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Ferndale compared to Michigan state average:

Ferndale, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ferndale (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Ferndale Kroger Branch at 8920 West Eight Mile, branch established on 1997/11/06. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Ferndale at 23011 Woodward Avenue, branch established on 1934/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Comerica Bank: Nine Mile-Hilton Branch at 1000 East Nine Mile Road, branch established on 1966/07/06. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Level One Bank: Ferndale Branch at 22635 Woodward Ave., branch established on 2006/07/31. Info updated 2010/12/13: Bank assets: $463.0 mil, Deposits: $380.7 mil, headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Level One Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Ferndale Branch at 306 West Nine Mile Road, branch established on 2002/12/16. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ferndale travel time to work - commute


Ferndale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Ferndale city (based on Oakland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.33%
Here48.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.4%13.4%5.1%4.5%3.0%
Congregations11.0%6.1%9.6%5.9%4.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.7%1.2%14.0%
Congregations4.9%1.2%4.0%0.9%51.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 293
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
Oakland County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 162
Oakland County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 292
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 983
Oakland County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oakland County:

13.0%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$35,061$46,7480$0
Other Government Administration 5$23,834$57,2020$0
Judicial and Legal 13$48,814$45,0596$8,973
Police Protection - Officers 46$243,799$63,6000$0
Police - Other 7$20,969$35,9478$3,837
Firefighters 32$163,225$61,2090$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,038
Streets and Highways 14$61,210$52,4660$0
Welfare 0$0 5$4,804
Health 1$3,405$40,8600$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,334$38,0041$2,320
Parks and Recreation 5$15,573$37,3756$5,387
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$28,107$42,1611$2,524
Water Supply 12$42,639$42,6390$0
Local Libraries 4$14,309$42,9277$4,450
Other and Unallocable 4$16,206$48,6185$6,137
Totals for Government 162$723,485$53,59140$39,470

Ferndale government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $193,000 ($9.62)
    Judicial & Legal: $62,000 ($3.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($2.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,937,000 ($296.07)
    Fire Protection: $3,509,000 ($174.99)
    Regular Highways: $2,987,000 ($148.96)
    Sewerage: $2,335,000 ($116.44)
    Water Utilities: $2,288,000 ($114.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,090,000 ($104.22)
    General - Other: $1,841,000 ($91.81)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,172,000 ($58.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,128,000 ($56.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,063,000 ($53.01)
    Financial Administration: $654,000 ($32.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $653,000 ($32.56)
    Central Staff Services: $564,000 ($28.13)
    Libraries: $520,000 ($25.93)
    Parking Facilities: $227,000 ($11.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $17,991,000 ($897.17)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $12,955,000 ($646.04)
    Benefit Payments: $2,210,000 ($110.21)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $810,000 ($40.39)
    Withdrawals: $9,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $861,000 ($42.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,777,000 ($88.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $96,000 ($4.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,762,000 ($486.81)

Ferndale government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,471,000 ($123.22)
    All Other: $1,378,000 ($68.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $931,000 ($46.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $399,000 ($19.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $332,000 ($16.56)
    Parking Facilities: $316,000 ($15.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $4,601,000 ($229.44)
    Local Employee Contribution: $134,000 ($6.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,414,000 ($70.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $467,000 ($23.29)
    All Other: $159,000 ($7.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $128,000 ($6.38)
    All Other: $30,000 ($1.50)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,495,000 ($124.42)
    Interest Earnings: $138,000 ($6.88)
    Property Sale Other: $85,000 ($4.24)
    Rents: $42,000 ($2.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,470,000 ($123.17)
    Transit Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,323,000 ($165.71)
    Highways: $1,843,000 ($91.91)
    All Other: $105,000 ($5.24)
    Transit Utilities: $68,000 ($3.39)
  • Tax - Property: $13,176,000 ($657.06)
    NEC: $376,000 ($18.75)

Ferndale government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,225,000 ($858.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,225,000 ($759.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000,000 ($99.74)

Ferndale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $4,826,000 ($240.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,907,000 ($344.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $543,000 ($27.08)

5.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,316 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.13%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wayne County, MI  1.88% ($44,191 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.97% ($50,153)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($41,786)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,119 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.10%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wayne County, MI  1.35% ($44,508 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.04% ($43,477)
to Genesee County, MI  0.29% ($43,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, 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)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Ferndale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 248,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,394

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ferndale)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1441 Bonner St (Lat: 42.458639 Lon: -83.121583), Structure height: 104 m, Call Sign: WNYI832, Licensee ID: L00022522
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/1997, Expiration Date: 02/07/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001
    Registrant: Pagemart Ii Inc, 3333 Lee Pky 12th Flr, Dallas, TX 75219, Phone: (214) 765-4000
  • Int Of 9 Mi & Hilton Rds (Lat: 42.458639 Lon: -83.121583), Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPCN359
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/1999, Expiration Date: 07/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001
    Registrant: Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Int Of 9 Mile & Hilton Rds (Lat: 42.458639 Lon: -83.121583), Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPCP908
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/1999, Expiration Date: 07/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001
    Registrant: Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 3270 Hilton (Lat: 42.458639 Lon: -83.121583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPLA686
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.462 MHz, 861.487 MHz, 861.512 MHz, 861.637 MHz, 861.687 MHz, 861.887 MHz, 861.912 MHz, 861.987 MHz, 862.412 MHz, 862.437 MHz... (+75 more)
    Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 1441bonner (Lat: 42.458639 Lon: -83.121583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78 m, Overall height: 104 m, Call Sign: WPTL951
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.562 MHz, 856.587 MHz, 856.612 MHz, 856.662 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 856.837 MHz, 856.962 MHz, 856.987 MHz, 857.087 MHz, 857.112 MHz... (+245 more)
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/30/2021, Certifier: Robin J Glenny
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 21149 Wyoming (Lat: 42.443083 Lon: -83.165194), Call Sign: KNHJ889, Licensee ID: L00033799
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 09/13/2013
    Registrant: Royal Oak, Township Of, 21149 Wyoming Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
  • Lat: 42.459278 Lon: -83.143806, Call Sign: WQQC234
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/22/2022, Certifier: Byron Photiades
    Registrant: Kp Electronics Inc, 415 Sargon Way, Suite F, Horsham, PA 19044, Phone: (215) 442-7460, Fax: (215) 442-7461, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ferndale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ferndale)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED154$89,66258$76,534230$119,75719$31,8422$195,50033$59,6360$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$89,0006$65,33333$123,5152$6,0000$05$50,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$91,57113$95,000109$121,23927$23,8521$155,0007$65,4291$5,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$90,1889$70,11159$124,4580$00$05$70,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$60,0002$40,00017$129,5290$01$300,0004$111,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1730.00 , 1731.00, 1732.00, 1733.00, 1734.00, 1735.00, 1736.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$104,6156$137,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$155,3332$93,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$95,0001$72,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$132,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1730.00 , 1731.00, 1732.00, 1733.00, 1734.00, 1735.00, 1736.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 80
  • Hazardous Condition: 125
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Ferndale


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferndale, MI

Most common first names in Ferndale, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28373.3 years
William26373.6 years
Mary24278.6 years
James20470.1 years
George16073.8 years
Robert15870.7 years
Joseph14274.5 years
Charles13372.2 years
Helen11476.5 years
Edward9874.0 years
Most common last names in Ferndale, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8973.3 years
Johnson6973.2 years
Williams5272.6 years
Brown5272.2 years
Jones4771.5 years
Davis4168.7 years
Martin3972.1 years
Anderson3677.8 years
Wilson3472.9 years
Thomas3478.4 years
Businesses in Ferndale, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kroger1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS2RadioShack2
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell2
FedEx3Tim Hortons1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS2
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1White Castle1
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