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Ferndale is a suburb in the Detroit Metro Area and in the Oakland County. It has a population of 19,264 and a population density of 4,968, which is 98% above the national average. It has a median age of 36, which is 4 years below the Detroit Metro median age and 3 years below the national average.


Ferndale has a median home value of $244,100, which is 1% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,685 is 18% above the metro average rent and 19% below the national average rent. The average household income in Ferndale is $86,120 , which is 17% above the Metro average household income and 13% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Ferndale is 3. Ferndale also has a crime index 96 that is above the Metro average and below the National average.


$244,100Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$1,685Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
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School Rating
90
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
18 mins To Detroit Metro Area
26 mins Average Travel Time To Work

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Ferndale's population is made up of 35% married, 52% single, 9% divorced and 3% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 47%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 66% of the population in Ferndale.

19,264Population
4,345,761 Detroit Metro Area
4,968Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
36 Median Age
40 Detroit Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Ferndale is $54,690. The Median Household Income is $86,120 and the Ferndale Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$54,690Income Per Capita
$40,496 Detroit Metro Area
$86,120Median Household Income
$71,265 Detroit Metro Area
8% Poverty Rate
14% Detroit Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
5% Detroit Metro Area
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$244,100Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$1,685Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Detroit Metro Area

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Renters
34%
Home Owners
66%
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Top Schools in Ferndale

Ferndale Public Schools School District
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24220 Rosewood Street, Oak Park, MI, 48237
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Hazel Park, School District Of The City Of
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2100 Woodward Heights, Ferndale, MI, 48220
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Hazel Park, School District Of The City Of
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1620 East Elza Avenue, Hazel Park, MI, 48030
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Ferndale Public Schools School District
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21131 Garden Lane, Ferndale, MI, 48220
Ferndale Public Schools School District
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2610 PINECREST DR, FERNDALE, MI, 48220
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K-3
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18 mins
Detroit Metro Area
26 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Detroit Metropolitan Airport
36 mins
Warren, MI
13 mins
Baker College Flint
1 hr 2 mins
Northwood University Michigan
57 mins
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Ferndale crime index is 90 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Ferndale.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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