Ball Ground, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 2,195 (60% urban, 40% rural).
Population change since 2000: +200.7%
Males: 1,073  (48.9%)
Females: 1,122  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30107.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,408 (it was $45,875 in 2000)
Ball Ground:

$82,408
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,518 (it was $18,147 in 2000)

Ball Ground city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $239,541 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Ball Ground:

$239,541
GA:

$202,500

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,100.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ball Ground: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.8%
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  • Races in Ball Ground, GA (2019)
    • 2,02293.0%White alone
    • 1014.6%Hispanic
    • 140.6%Two or more races
    • 30.1%Black alone

Races in Ball Ground detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Ball Ground, Georgia as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ball Ground is 72 to 1.


Crime rates in Ball Ground by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.7)
1
(68.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(119.5)
1
(109.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.8)
1
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(836.3)
8
(879.1)
7
(737.6)
2
(205.8)
10
(997.0)
5
(344.4)
3
(203.4)
4
(269.5)
1
(67.0)
4
(232.6)
3
(168.2)
2
(99.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(2,509)
15
(1,648)
15
(1,581)
14
(1,440)
18
(1,795)
6
(413.2)
11
(745.8)
8
(539.1)
16
(1,072)
16
(930.2)
15
(840.8)
13
(649.0)
12
(558.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(238.9)
2
(219.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(205.8)
2
(199.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.9)
1
(46.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index201.9167.0114.988.5207.461.3111.953.947.658.145.436.926.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ball Ground, GA

Crime rate in Ball Ground detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: American (25.4%), English (16.3%), Irish (11.6%), European (6.1%), Norwegian (5.1%), German (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,771 people per square mile   (low).

Ball Ground, Georgia map

88 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,121 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,506 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (21.1 miles , pop. 79,334).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (40.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (549.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nelson, GA (1.8 miles ),
Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill, GA (2.6 miles ),
Lathemtown, GA (2.8 miles ),
Jasper, GA (3.1 miles ),
Waleska, GA (3.2 miles ),
Canton, GA (3.2 miles ),
Holly Springs, GA (3.7 miles ),
Milton, GA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.34 N, Longitude: 84.38 W

Distribution of median household income in Ball Ground, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ball Ground, GA in 2019

Property values in Ball Ground, GA

Ball Ground satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 68 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2015: 74 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2019: 42 buildings, average cost: $164,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Ball Ground, GA residents
Average permit cost in Ball Ground, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Ball Ground, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Apparel (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Apparel (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Ball Ground, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Ball Ground, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00139
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ball Ground-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Ball Ground city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ball Ground-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from Ball Ground center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.8 miles away from Ball Ground center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Ball Ground center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 177.3 miles away from Ball Ground center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ball Ground topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ball Ground:

  • FIRST AMERICAN HOME CARE OF GA DAWSONV (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DAWSONVILLE, GA)
  • MOUNTAIN SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF JASPER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • FMC NORTHERN GEORGIA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CANTON, GA)
  • CANTON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CANTON, GA)

Heliports located in Ball Ground:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ball Ground:

  • Kennesaw State University (about 24 miles; Kennesaw, GA; Full-time enrollment: 21,215)
  • University of North Georgia (about 27 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 28 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 29 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 30 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 31 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 32 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)

Public elementary/middle school in Ball Ground:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ball Ground Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ball Ground include: Ball Ground Methodist Church (A), Ball Ground Baptist Church (B), Welcome Valley Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ball Ground Baptist Cemetery (1), Ball Ground City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ball Ground and their reported violations in the past:

BALL GROUND (Population served: 1,924, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.3%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Ball Ground (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Ball Ground Main Branch at 2995 Canton Highway, branch established on 1926/10/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Ball Ground:

Marital status in Ball Ground, GA
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ball Ground:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ball Ground
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Ball Ground:

(Ball Ground, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Ball Ground, GA (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,308110
Mainline Protestant17,17728
Catholic9,6172
Black Protestant2,4275
Other1,8618
Orthodox601
None122,896-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Cherokee County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
This county:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.3%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ball Ground:

43.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ball Ground:

10.0%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ball Ground:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Ball Ground:

35.7%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Georgia:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ball Ground:

76.7%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ball Ground, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,958$47,8740$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,292$49,1680$0
Water Supply 3$7,876$31,5040$0
Financial Administration 2$6,658$39,9482$2,462
Totals for Government 12$42,784$42,7842$2,462

Ball Ground government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $151,000 ($68.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($6.83)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $580,000 ($264.24)
    Sewerage: $471,000 ($214.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $339,000 ($154.44)
    Police Protection: $325,000 ($148.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($75.17)
    Central Staff Services: $154,000 ($70.16)
    Financial Administration: $130,000 ($59.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($48.75)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($35.99)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($19.13)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($9.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($6.38)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($2.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($41.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $228,000 ($103.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $37,000 ($16.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($26.42)

Ball Ground government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $641,000 ($292.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($73.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($7.74)
    Other: $11,000 ($5.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $412,000 ($187.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $126,000 ($57.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000 ($30.07)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.82)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $317,000 ($144.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000 ($12.30)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($5.47)
  • Tax - Property: $624,000 ($284.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $91,000 ($41.46)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $90,000 ($41.00)
    Other License: $70,000 ($31.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $47,000 ($21.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($11.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000 ($8.20)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.82)

Ball Ground government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000 ($644.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,314,000 ($598.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,290,000 ($587.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,189,000 ($541.69)

Ball Ground government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $721,000 ($328.47)

9.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.75%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cobb County, GA  2.74% ($71,400 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.31% ($85,043)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.36% ($61,263)


7.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cobb County, GA  1.95% ($52,952 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.81% ($82,495)
to Bartow County, GA  0.39% ($46,530)

Businesses in Ball Ground, GA

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ball Ground:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCHK (1290 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ball Ground:

  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ball Ground:

  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • Ball Ground, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents32
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count15874
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24855
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4173
  • Fatalities17498
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39908
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2421
See more detailed statistics of Ball Ground fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 381ft / 116mTotal length
  • $60,463,000Total costs
  • 203,104Total average daily traffic
  • 2,298Total average daily truck traffic
  • 201,966Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ball Ground, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 171980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ball Ground, GA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$124,8201$162,1604$210,9051$162,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$162,2200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$227,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0901.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$173,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0901.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ball Ground, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ball Ground, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 51. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 79 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ball Ground, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.4%), and Structure Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ball Ground, GA
    • 42649.4%Outside Fires
    • 28533.0%Structure Fires
    • 12614.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 263.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ball Ground, GA
Most common first names in Ball Ground, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6072.4 years
James5770.7 years
William3873.8 years
Mary3678.6 years
Robert2272.9 years
Henry1974.7 years
Roy1771.5 years
George1771.8 years
Thomas1778.8 years
Charles1674.9 years
Most common last names in Ball Ground, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2374.1 years
Jones2271.9 years
Edwards2071.2 years
Jordan1977.3 years
Wilkie1773.3 years
Blackwell1563.8 years
Howell1577.7 years
Ingram1476.8 years
Holcomb1373.4 years
Ray1274.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ball Ground, GA
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ball Ground, GA
  • 53.0%Utility gas
  • 47.0%Electricity


Ball Ground compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Ball Ground on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 44 patent applications in 2008-2022.