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Crime rate in Ferndale, Michigan (MI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Ferndale, MI compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Ferndale, MI

The 2019 crime rate in Ferndale, MI is 168 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 61.8% U.S. cities. The 2019 Ferndale crime rate rose by 16% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Ferndale has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Ferndale, MI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Ferndale:

168.2
Pleasant Ridge:

25.6
Hazel Park:

163.9
Huntington Woods:

19.1
Oak Park:

179.8
Madison Heights:

154.8
Royal Oak:

66.6
Berkley:

39.0
Highland Park:

740.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Ferndale by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(42.0)
6
(28.3)
4
(19.0)
8
(38.1)
3
(14.4)
1
(5.0)
1
(5.0)
4
(19.9)
5
(24.6)
5
(24.6)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
6
(29.9)
4
(19.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
43
(200.9)
24
(113.2)
34
(161.5)
25
(119.0)
31
(148.7)
30
(150.9)
19
(94.8)
16
(79.6)
12
(59.0)
10
(49.2)
8
(39.5)
17
(84.4)
7
(34.8)
5
(24.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(313.0)
62
(292.4)
49
(232.7)
57
(271.3)
41
(196.7)
51
(256.5)
63
(314.3)
22
(109.4)
32
(157.3)
25
(122.9)
34
(168.1)
27
(134.1)
26
(129.4)
41
(204.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
157
(733.4)
137
(646.0)
156
(740.9)
151
(718.8)
201
(964.2)
139
(699.0)
112
(558.7)
89
(442.7)
84
(412.9)
110
(540.7)
86
(425.1)
48
(238.4)
52
(258.8)
45
(223.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
418
(1,953)
420
(1,980)
442
(2,099)
413
(1,966)
379
(1,818)
381
(1,916)
321
(1,601)
319
(1,587)
406
(1,995)
441
(2,168)
402
(1,987)
312
(1,550)
243
(1,209)
352
(1,752)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(915.6)
178
(839.3)
141
(669.6)
110
(523.6)
94
(450.9)
77
(387.2)
83
(414.1)
55
(273.6)
60
(294.9)
48
(235.9)
74
(365.8)
57
(283.1)
46
(228.9)
46
(228.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(28.0)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.5)
9
(42.8)
5
(24.0)
2
(10.1)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.9)
2
(9.8)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index359.2316.1309.1300.8271.7257.1231.6178.0220.8202.4201.8153.5145.0168.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Ferndale, Michigan as of June 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ferndale is 406 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Ferndale:

134.3
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Ferndale:

112.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Ferndale:

109.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Ferndale:

123.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Ferndale:

110.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Ferndale:

152.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Ferndale:

114.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Ferndale:

209.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Ferndale:

208.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ferndale:

187.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ferndale:

242.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Ferndale:

225.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Ferndale:

240.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ferndale:

299.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ferndale:

237.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ferndale:

243.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ferndale:

209.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ferndale:

201.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Ferndale:

166.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Ferndale:

146.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Ferndale:

167.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Ferndale:

239.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Ferndale:

251.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Ferndale:

226.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Ferndale:

208.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Ferndale:

253.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Ferndale:

293.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ferndale:

351.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ferndale:

320.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Ferndale:

353.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Ferndale:

354.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ferndale:

381.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ferndale:

370.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ferndale:

277.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ferndale:

302.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ferndale:

326.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 50 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Michigan average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Michigan average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 48 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Michigan average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 48 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Michigan average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 45 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Michigan average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 51 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Michigan average:

1.87

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

2.05
Michigan average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 49 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 46 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Michigan average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Michigan average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 53 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Michigan average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 54 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Michigan average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 56 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 56 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Michigan average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 53 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Michigan average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 56 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Michigan average:

2.05

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Ferndale, MI
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 48220.