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Berkley
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City of Berkley
Downtown Berkley
Location in the state of Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Oakland
Incorporated 1923 (village)
  1932 (city)
Government
 • Mayor Phil O'Dwyer
 • Manager Jane Bais-Disessa
Area
 • Total 2.62 sq mi (6.79 km2)
 • Land 2.62 sq mi (6.79 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,970
 • Estimate (2012) 15,123
 • Density 5,713.7/sq mi (2,206.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48072
Area code(s) 248
FIPS code 26-07660
GNIS feature ID 0621157
Website http://www.berkleymich.org
Census Pop.
1930 5,571
1940 6,406 15.0%
1950 17,931 179.9%
1960 23,275 29.8%
1970 21,879 −6.0%
1980 18,637 −14.8%
1990 16,960 −9.0%
2000 15,531 −8.4%
2010 14,970 −3.6%
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Packing Options
  • Full Service Packing - All items in your home are packed by our trustworthy household movers using the most up-to-date packing methods and materials in the industry.
  • Fragile Packing - You define your breakable or high-value items such as dishes, glassware, artwork, fragile furniture, mirrors, etc. and we will professionally pack them with care, while you pack all of your other belongings.
  • Do It Yourself Packing - Rose can provide boxes and materials to make your job as easy as possible.
Basic Household Moving Services
  • Loading - Each of your belongings is labeled, inventoried and loaded in a systematic process. Additionally, all upholstered furniture is wrapped in stretch wrap, a strong, clear plastic that completely covers the furniture, protecting it from dirt and damage.
  • Transportation - All of our trailers are equipped with air-ride suspension systems to ensure the contents travel in the safest manner possible. All trucks are driven by professional household movers with the best training in the industry.
  • Unloading - Upon arrival, all items are inventoried as they are unloaded. When unloading, furniture, boxes and other belongings are placed in the rooms you designate. Assembly of beds, bookcases and other furniture is available upon request. Additionally, our household movers will protect your new home by using several types of floor runners to prevent stains or scratches on carpet and wood flooring.
Berkley MI 48072
Thank You, Rose Moving!
I loved everything about Rose Moving! Our salesman, Jim, was very helpful in explaining to us the entire process of hiring a professional moving company. All of my moves in the past were done the "old fashioned" way which I have to be honest, I'll never do again after how smooth everything was with Rose. I hate asking friends and family for help.

After Jim made us feel comfortable, he gave us a quote that was a little more than I thought it would be, but again... this is my first time hiring a "real" movers. Don't tell Jim this, but I did send out his quote to a couple competitors who came back in the same ballpark. :P

It tooks us a couple of months to nail down move dates. After we had those figured out we called our move coordinator, Judy, and let her know. If you've never used a moving company like me, you have no clue what to expect. Judy literally called and/or e-mailed me on days that I was freaking out... almost like she was reading my mind. I'd say over the course of our move, I spoke with her at least a dozen times. She made me feel like I was in control of everything even though I didn't lift a finger. :)

The lead foreman during the delivery (can't remember his name) was very professional which kept my stress level down to almost non-existent. His crew worked hard and unloaded all of my stuff in what had to be a record time. I couldn't believe how quick it went.

I opted to hire them for help with the unpacking and that was SOOOO worth it. I didn't have to worry about breaking my back trying to open all those boxes (I can't even tell you how many there were). I honestly didn't think I had so much stuff. They even removed all the boxes and cleaned up the debris.

I was able to sit down and relax the first night in my new home - thanks to Rose Moving & Storage! I'm so glad I found you.
November 01, 2013
Great team! I would definitely use Rose Moving again in the future.
I used Rose moving 22-27 April 2013 to relocate from MI to SC.  The company worked with me and my situation.  We had household goods in a condo and a storage unit.  Everything went great and everyone was on time.  They accommodated extra requests.  The driver and his team were great to work with, friendly and professional.  The guys worked very hard packing and unloading.  Mr. Stafford was also great to work with, professional and true to his word.  Would definitely use them in the future.
June 24, 2013
Verified Review
THIS COMPANY MOVED MY FURNITURE AND BOXES TO MY NEW PLACE.
THEY WERE VERY PUNCTUAL AND RESPONSIVE TO THE DATE WE SET FOR THE MOVE. THEY DID A PROFESSIONAL JOB LOADING AND UNLOADING MY FURNITURE AND BOXES. I WOULD DEFINITELY USE THEM AGAIN BECAUSE NOTHING WAS DAMAGED.
March 23, 2006



Berkley (Get Moving Cost for Berkley, MI) is a city in Oakland (Oakland, MI Relocation Companies) of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is an inner suburb of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the total population was 14,970.

Downtown and Dream Cruise

The downtown area of Berkley (Get Relocation Estimate for Berkley, MI) stretches along 12 Mile Road between Greenfield Road and Coolidge Highway, and along Coolidge Highway between 12 Mile Road and 11 Mile Road. Berkley (Get Moves Prices for Berkley, MI)'s municipal offices and public safety headquarters are located on 12 Mile Road just east of Coolidge Highway. The Berkley (Get Moving Cost for Berkley, MI) Parks and Recreation department is located at the community center on Catalpa Drive, just east of Anderson Middle School. This includes tennis courts, an ice arena, baseball fields, and a park.

Since the east border of Berkley is Woodward Avenue, the city is an active participant in the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, a popular classic car showcase in the Metro Detroit (Detroit, Michigan Moving Company) area. The Berkley police often patrol the Dream Cruise using their own custom police vehicle.

The custom Berkley (Get Moves Quote for Berkley, MI) Police cruiser, complete with a 502-CID V8 and flames, donated by a group of residents for use in the Woodward Dream Cruise.

Churches

There are many churches of a variety of denominations in Berkley. The largest is the Roman Catholic church of Our Lady of La Salette. The novitiate for the Chicago, Detroit (Detroit, MI Moving), and Wisconsin provinces of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Loyola House, was formerly located in Berkley.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.62 square miles (6.79 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 14,970 people, 6,594 households, and 3,896 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,713.7 inhabitants per square mile (2,206.1 /km2). There were 6,933 housing units at an average density of 2,646.2 per square mile (1,021.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 3.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 6,594 households of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.9% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 37.9 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 15,531 people, 6,678 households, and 4,020 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,925.5 per square mile (2,288.8/km²). There were 6,833 housing units at an average density of 2,607.0 per square mile (1,007.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.09% White, 0.70% African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

There were 6,678 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 38.2% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $57,620, and the median income for a family was $66,968. Males had a median income of $50,276 versus $36,624 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,504. About 2.5% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

Schools

The Berkley School District operates in almost all of Berkley, most of Huntington Woods (Huntington Woods, Michigan Relocation), and the north section of Oak Park. The school district includes four elementary schools (Angell, Burton, Pattengill, and Rodgers.), one Kindergarten-8th grade school (Norup International), one middle school (Anderson), and one high school (Berkley High School). From 2008 to 2012, Berkley High School has been named by Newsweek on its list of 1,000 Best High Schools in the nation. In 2008 it ranked among the top six in Michigan. Norup became an International Baccalaureate Candidate school this year implementing the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) for all students. Homeowners in the first block west of Woodward and in the first five streets north of Eleven Mile Road are serviced by the Royal Oak Public Schools.

A former elementary school, Avery, was converted into the school district office and is now known as Avery Center. Avery is one of three campuses (with Tyndall and Magnolia) housing the Berkley (Get Moving Quote for Berkley, MI) School District's Building Blocks program for infants through pre-school. The program is nationally accredited, one of among only 8% accredited centers in the country.

There is also a Roman Catholic school named Our Lady of La Salette. The school is a three-year-old preschool through 8th grade facility and has sports teams. In 2008 the Varsity A basketball team won the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) championship. The team consisted of ten boys from the school, out of a total of 22 eighth graders, and two boys from the church who did not attend the school. The student body has about 200 children, including pre-school and kindergarten.

Notable residents

  • Curtis Armstrong, a Berkley (Get Relocation Quote for Berkley, MI) High School graduate, has appeared in movies and television. Roles have included "Risky Business," "Ray," "Moonlighting," "Revenge of the Nerds," and "American Dad," as well as roles in "Grey's Anatomy," "Reaper," The Closer," and "That 70's Show."
  • Marshall (Marshall, MI Moving Companies) Crenshaw, a popular singer and musician, best known for the songs, "Someday, Someway." Crenshaw graduated from Berkley High School in 1971. Crenshaw played the role of the bandleader in the movie "Peggy Sue Got Married." He played the role of Buddy Holly in the movie "La Bamba".
  • Jim Starlin Comic book artist and novelist, noted for his "cosmic" take on superheroes such as Warlock, Silver Surfer and Captain Marvel. Graduated from Berkley (Get Movers Estimate for Berkley, MI) High School in 1967
  • Rob Tyner, singer of the famous American rock band the MC5 lived in Berkley (Get Relocation Prices for Berkley, MI) during the later years of his life. He is buried at Berkley (Get Moves Quote for Berkley, MI)'s Roseland Park Cemetery.
  • Joseph Bruce, Rapper and producer. One half of the Detroit (Detroit, MI Relocation Company) Rap group Insane Clown Posse.
  • Owain Phyfe (deceased), musician and producer at Nightwatch Recordings. He recreated ancient music in multiple languages, and occasionally performed with Ritchie Blackmore (formerly of Deep Purple) and Candice Night of Blackmore's Night.
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