City of Berkley Dashboard
Your car's dashboard is a visual display of the status of your vehicle – speed, oil pressure, mileage, etc. Similarly, the city's financial dashboard displays the status of the city's finances. Berkley's financial dashboard provides information on our: Fiscal stability, Economic strength, Crime Rate; and Overall quality of life. The City of Berkley Citizens Guide (Excel file) provides a more detailed analysis of the city's financial status.
|General government annual expenditures per capita||$168||$184|
|Designated fund balance per capita||$274||$284|
|Unfunded OPEB liability per capita||91%||88%|
|Debt burden per capita||$626||$552|
|Road funding provided by the General Fund||0||24|
|Ratio of employees to retirees||1.46||1.56|
|Unassigned general fund balance to general fund expenses||27%||26%|
|Number of services delivered via cooperative venture*||29||30|
|Bond rating (Fitch Rating Services)||AA Stable Outlook||AA Stable Outlook|
|% of community with access to high speed broadband||100%||100%|
|% of community over 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher||45%||46%|
|Number of new businesses||36||22|
|Number of housing units||6,951||6,892|
|Average of critical infrastructure (years)||41||41|
|Aggravated & Felonious Assault||3||5|
|Quality of Life||Prior||Current||Progress|
|Miles of sidewalks and non-motorized trails per mile of local roads||106||106|
|General fund budget committed to arts, culture and recreation per capita||12.43%||12.17%|
|Newsweek National High School Ranking - Berkley High School||594||182|
|Percentage of graduates attending 4 year college||66%||68%|
|Acres of park per thousand residents||2.5||2.78|
|Percent of community with curbside recycling||100%||100%|
As always, if you have any questions about the City of Berkley Dashboard please contact the Finance Office @ 248.658.3300.
* Part II of the 2011 Economic Vitality Incentive Program. As required by the State of Michigan, the City has provided a Collaboration Plan, which details its partnerships with outside organizations and communities.
* Part III of the2011 Economic Vitality Incentive Program. As required by the State of Michigan, the City has provided a Employee Compensation Plan, which outlines a plan in the area of salary for new hires, pension multiplier for all employees, federal average compensation for all employees and health care for new employees.