West Bloomfield Crime Statistics
Safety for your family should be on of the top of your list of concerns when relocating to Southeast Michigan. You do not want to buy in a communities that has drive by shootings, carjackings or drug dealers openly dealing drugs. I would think you want a community that is safe for your family. You do not want to have to worry whether your car will still be there each morning. Or whether your home will be broken into when you go to work. That is not the type of city I want you to live in.
West Bloomfield is not like that at all. West Bloomfield has low crime statistics. West Bloomfield is a safe town. A safe place to live. Let’s talk about how safe West Bloomfield is. According to neighborhood scout West Bloomfield is safer than 79% of U.S. Cities. According to the same website the chance of being a victim of violent crime 1 in 1,491 in West Bloomfield. It is 1 in 229 chance in Michigan. West Bloomfield is very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
If you look at city data the 2019 crime rate in West Bloomfield Township, MI is 46, which is 5.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 18.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 West Bloomfield Township crime rate rose by 7% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years West Bloomfield Township has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime. According to Fox 2 news list of the 50 safest cities in Michigan West Bloomfield is the 29th safest city in Michigan.
Crime grade gives the township an A+ grade. The A+ grade means the rate of crime is much lower than the average US city. West Bloomfield is in the 93rd percentile for safety, meaning 7% of cities are safer and 93% of cities are more dangerous.
Here are crime statistics for West Bloomfield Michigan
Violent Crimes Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
- Assault 36.3 national 282.7
- Murder 0 national 6.1
- Rape 15.1 national 40.7
- Robbery 9.1 national 135.5
Property Crimes Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
- Burglary 63.6 national 500.1
- Theft 417.8 national 2,042.8
- Motor Vehicle Theft 39.4 national 284
West Bloomfield Township is full of lakes and is sometimes call “lake township of Oakland County”, being heavily dotted with small, medium, and large lakes. Cass Lake, the largest lake in the county, lies partly in West Bloomfield, and Pine Lake, which has a private country club on its shore, lies completely within West Bloomfield. Whether you want to live on a lake or live off a lake I can help….give me a call at 248-310-6239.
Here is a list of West Bloomfield lakes in Oakland County and other pertinent information about the lakes.
Bloomfield Lake Private 5.6 acres
Brookfield Lake Private 4 to 5 acres
Cass Lake Public 1,280 acres 123 ft. depth all sports lake
Cross Lake Private 7.3 acres
Darb Lake Private 16.5 acres
Flanders Lake Private 9.6 acres
Fox Lake Private 6.2 acres
Green Lake Private 166 acres 65 ft. depth electric motor
Hammond Lake Private 85 acres
Lake Marion Private 6 acres
Middle Straits Lake Private 171 acres 55 ft. depth all sports lake
Mirror Lake Private 11 acres 25 ft. depth
Moon Lake Private 3.7 acres
Morris Lake Private 15 acres
Pine Lake Private 395 acres 90 ft. depth all sports lake
Pleasant Lake Private
Rockwell Lake Private 2.7 acres
Scotch Lake Private 9.3 acres 40 ft. depth
Simpson Lake Private 13.2 acres
Union Lake Public 465 acres 102 ft. depth all sports lake
Upper Straits Lake Private 323 acres 96 ft. depth all sports lake
Walnut Lake Private 232 acres 101 ft. depth all sports lake
West Bloomfield Lake Private 12 acres
Woodpecker Lake Private 16 acres
West Bloomfield is located in south central Oakland County about 10 miles to the northwest from the Detroit city limits and has borders with: Bloomfield Township to its east, Farmington Hills to its south, Commerce Township to its west, and four communities to its north: Waterford Township, Orchard Lake Village, Keego Harbor, and Sylvan Lake.
West Bloomfield has a large Jewish population. West Bloomfield also has a large Chaldean population. The Median Household Income is $104,368. Education Levels
- Master’s degree or higher 31% national 12%
- Bachelor’s degree 30% national 20%
- Some college or associate’s degree 21% national 29%
- High school diploma or equivalent 13% national 27%
- Less than high school diploma 5% national 12%
The township has had most of its population growth from the 1960s through the early 2000s, many residents moving northwest from the inner ring Detroit suburbs. West Bloomfield is known to have a very diverse population, both racially, ethnically, and religiously.
West Bloomfield is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Bloomfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic
The primary school district serving the township is the West Bloomfield School District, which was recognized as one of the top public school districts in the country. A total of seven school districts serve various portions of West Bloomfield (West Bloomfield, Farmington, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Walled Lake, Pontiac and Waterford). I hope this helps you if you are considering moving to West Bloomfield Michigan.
West Bloomfield is very safe. It is a community that you will not have to worry about your families safety. If you are looking to buy a home in West Bloomfield give me a call. I will help make your West Bloomfield move less stressful. Call me or text me today 248-310-6239
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