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) and the Unfunded Accrued Liabilities Plan (PDF file) are also available, and provides a more detailed analysis of the city's financial status.
|Annual GF expenditures per capita||$163||$154|
|Designated Fund Balance Per Capita||$281||$269|
|Unfunded OPEB Liability Per Capita||1,672||1,695|
|Debt burden per capita||$763||$683|
|Road Funding Provided By the General Fund||0%||0%|
|Ratio of employees to retirees||1.31||1.35|
|General Fund Balance to General Fund Expenses||22%||28%|
|Number of services delivered via cooperative venture*||29||29|
|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||43.5%||43.6%|
|Number of new businesses||23||29|
|Number of housing units||6,936||6,940|
|Average of critical infrastructure (years)||41||41|
|Aggravated & Felonious Assault||10||4|
|Quality of Life||Prior||Current||Progress|
|Miles of sidewalks and non-motorized trails per mile of local roads||106||106|
|Percent of GF budget committed to arts, culture and recreation per capita||$87||$85|
|Newsweek National High School Ranking - Berkley High School||646||594|
|Percentage of graduates attending 4 year college||68%||66%|
|Acres of park per thousand residents||2.7||2.7|
|Percent of community with curbside recycling||100%||100%|
|Trend is down, performance improving||Trend is up, performance improving|
|Trend is down, performance declining||Trend is up, performance declining|
|Trend is neutral, performance neutral|
As always, if you have any questions about the City of Berkley Dashboard please contact the City Manager.
* 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.