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.
|General government annual expenditures per capita||$154||$168|
|Designated fund balance per capita||$269||$274|
|Unfunded OPEB liability per capita||1,695||1,689|
|Debt burden per capita||$683||$631|
|Road funding provided by the General Fund||0%||0%|
|Ratio of employees to retirees||1.35||1.29|
|Unassigned general fund balance to general fund expenses||28%||27%|
|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||43.6%||45%|
|Number of new businesses||29||36|
|Number of housing units||6,940||6,951|
|Average of critical infrastructure (years)||41||41|
|Aggravated & Felonious Assault||4||3|
|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||$84||$90|
|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||2.7||2.7|
|Percent of community with curbside recycling||100%||100%|
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.