Ball Ground, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 1,658 (60% urban, 40% rural). Population change since 2000: +127.1%
Males: 855  (51.6%)
Females: 803  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30107.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,836 (it was $45,875 in 2000)
Ball Ground:

$61,836
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,836 (it was $18,147 in 2000)

Ball Ground city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $194,481 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Ball Ground:

$194,481
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $849.

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  • Races in Ball Ground, GA (2010)

    Ball Ground races chart
    • 1,37295.7%White alone
    • 231.6%Hispanic
    • 171.2%Two or more races
    • 120.8%Black alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ball Ground: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.5%), United States (18.8%), Irish (16.2%), German (12.5%), Scottish (3.6%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,338 people per square mile   (low).

Ball Ground,GA real estate house value index trend

Ball Ground, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Ball Ground:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ball Ground city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

60 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Ball Ground, Georgia as of August 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ball Ground to the number of sex offenders is 105 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,584 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $779 (0.6%)

Ball Ground satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 68 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $166,200

Latitude: 34.34 N, Longitude: 84.38 W

Ball Ground household income distribution Ball Ground home values distribution

Property values in Ball Ground, GA


Crime rates in Ball Ground by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0100000
per 100,000 0.0129.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 2100001
per 100,000 261.8129.00.00.00.00.099.7
Assaults 0111001
per 100,000 0.0129.0119.5109.90.00.099.7
Burglaries 316787210
per 100,000 392.72,064.5836.3879.1737.6205.8997.0
Thefts 15542115151418
per 100,000 1,963.46,967.72,509.01,648.41,580.61,440.31,794.6
Auto thefts 2222022
per 100,000 261.8258.1238.9219.80.0205.8199.4
Arson 00N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.6) 213.9636.6210.2173.9119.692.1215.9

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Crime rate in Ball Ground detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Georgia average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Ball Ground: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ball Ground, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller 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, Depth: 12.2 mi, 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 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.8 miles away from the city 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 the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from Ball Ground center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 345.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 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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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Georgia average:

12.6

Ball Ground travel time to work - commute Ball Ground mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Ball Ground:

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

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
Cherokee 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.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee 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:

48.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ball Ground:

44.1%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ball Ground:

8.9%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ball Ground:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Ball Ground:

35.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ball Ground:

77.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ball Ground, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,833$45,9963$2,911
Other Government Administration 2$10,709$64,2546$4,647
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,807$47,2280$0
Water Supply 2$5,219$31,3140$0
Totals for Government 8$31,568$47,3529$7,558

Ball Ground government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $162,000 ($97.71)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($65.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $182,000 ($109.77)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($74.79)
    Water Utilities: $112,000 ($67.55)
    Central Staff Services: $88,000 ($53.08)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($44.63)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($8.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($4.83)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($4.22)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($3.62)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.02)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($1.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $65,000 ($39.20)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($16.28)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($15.08)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($10.25)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($1.21)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $245,000 ($147.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($5.43)

Ball Ground government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $74,000 ($44.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $232,000 ($139.93)
    General Support: $232,000 ($139.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($29.55)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($23.52)
    Rents: $6,000 ($3.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($66.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($16.89)
    Highways: $8,000 ($4.83)
  • Tax - Property: $119,000 ($71.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000 ($28.95)
    Public Utilities: $35,000 ($21.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($16.28)
    NEC: $20,000 ($12.06)

Ball Ground government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $298,000 ($179.73)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($153.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($209.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($124.25)

Ball Ground government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,096,000 ($661.04)

8.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cobb County, GA  2.27% ($44,244 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  0.94% ($45,037)
from Pickens County, GA  0.30% ($34,041)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($309 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cobb County, GA  1.80% ($37,782 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.85% ($47,097)
to Pickens County, GA  0.28% ($30,250)

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 count6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count109
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents168
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents284
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents17
See more detailed statistics of Ball Ground fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $223,000Total costs
  • 30Total average daily traffic
  • 45Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ball Ground)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • CLAYTON TANK, Tank At Intersection Of Arlington Way & Upper Bethany Rd (Lat: 34.329667 Lon: -84.471528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPWE834
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz, 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/31/2022, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733, Email:
  • E CHEROKEE PS, Pump Station At Intersection Of Cr20 & E. Cherokee Dr (Lat: 34.254972 Lon: -84.361472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWE835
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz, 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2002, Expiration Date: 10/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733, Email:
  • E CHEROKEE PS, Pump Station At Intersection Of Cr20 & E. Cherokee Dr (Lat: 34.254972 Lon: -84.361472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQDX585
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733
  • CLAYTON TANK, Tank At Intersection Of Arlington Way & Upper Bethany Rd (Lat: 34.329667 Lon: -84.471528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQDX586
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733
  • E CHEROKEE PS, Pump Station At Intersection Of Cr20 & E. Cherokee Dr (Lat: 34.254972 Lon: -84.361472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQRJ296
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz, 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2013, Expiration Date: 05/24/2023, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 5511 Powder Plant Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733, Email:
  • Lat: 34.258611 Lon: -84.277556, Call Sign: WQRM870
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.487 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 452.850 MHz, 461.687 MHz, 466.687 MHz, 466.762 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Certifier: Jason DayRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 34.307444 Lon: -84.429222, Call Sign: WQWB545
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.412 MHz, 451.437 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 07/09/2025, Certifier: Jimmy L GarlandRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ball Ground)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ball Ground)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Ball Ground

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Ball Ground, GA

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Ball Ground compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above 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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