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Population in 2012: 1,472 (60% urban, 40% rural). Population change since 2000: +101.6%
Males: 707  (48.1%)
Females: 765  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30107.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,234 (it was $45,875 in 2000)
Ball Ground:

$62,234
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,667

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $200,586 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Ball Ground:

$200,586
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $264,277; Detached houses: $272,390; Mobile homes: $102,910

Median gross rent in 2012: $918.

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  • White alone - 1,372 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ball Ground: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.4%), United States (17.3%), Irish (15.3%), German (12.8%), French (3.4%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,188 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ball Ground:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ball Ground city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

43 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This city:  3.0%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Ball Ground, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ball Ground to the number of sex offenders is 70 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,632 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $874 (0.6%)

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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

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Crime rates in Ball Ground by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.0129.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 02100001
per 100,000 0.0261.8129.00.00.00.00.099.7
Assaults 10111001
per 100,000 133.70.0129.0119.5109.90.00.099.7
Burglaries 3316787210
per 100,000 401.1392.72064.5836.3879.1737.6205.8997.0
Thefts 1115542115151418
per 100,000 1470.61963.46967.72509.01648.41580.61440.31794.6
Auto thefts 12222022
per 100,000 133.7261.8258.1238.9219.80.0205.8199.4
Arson 000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.2) 129.4213.9636.6210.2173.9119.692.1215.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Ball Ground-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 131% 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 above Georgia state average. It is 89% 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 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Ball Ground center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Ball Ground center
On 12/18/2006 at 08:34:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Ball Ground, GA

Heliports located in Ball Ground:

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

  • Kennesaw State University (about 25 miles; Kennesaw, GA; Full-time enrollment: 16,535)
  • North Georgia College & State University (about 27 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 4,201)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 27 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,202)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 29 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • Life University (about 30 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,001)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 30 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Gainesville State College (about 30 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 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.:

0.02218

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

BALL GROUND (Population served: 1274, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-15-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-07-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ball Ground that have no violations reported:

  • CHEROKEE COUNTY (Population served: 100000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • CHEROKEE COUNTY-SALACOA AREA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.1%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ball Ground, GA

Ball Ground compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.39%
Here37.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchJasper Baptist and Pleasant Valley Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents56.8%14.2%10.9%3.9%2.8%
Congregations33.7%20.0%2.1%10.5%7.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.0%1.8%1.0%4.3%
Congregations4.2%1.1%3.2%1.1%16.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,470$53,6400$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,487$49,9480$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,822$43,2880$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,793$21,5160$0
Water Supply 3$8,010$32,0400$0
Totals for Government 11$37,582$40,9990$0

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $162,000 ($110.05)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($73.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $182,000 ($123.64)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($84.24)
    Water Utilities: $112,000 ($76.09)
    Central Staff Services: $88,000 ($59.78)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($50.27)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($9.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($5.43)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($4.76)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($4.08)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.40)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($2.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($2.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $65,000 ($44.16)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($18.34)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($16.98)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($11.55)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($1.36)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $245,000 ($166.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($6.11)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $74,000 ($50.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $232,000 ($157.61)
    General Support: $232,000 ($157.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($33.29)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($26.49)
    Rents: $6,000 ($4.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($75.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($19.02)
    Highways: $8,000 ($5.43)
  • Tax - Property: $119,000 ($80.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000 ($32.61)
    Public Utilities: $35,000 ($23.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($18.34)
    NEC: $20,000 ($13.59)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $298,000 ($202.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($173.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($235.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($139.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,096,000 ($744.57)

13.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.15%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cobb County, GA  3.48% ($52,570 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.71% ($64,123)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.45% ($47,653)


8.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Cherokee County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cobb County, GA  2.17% ($45,137 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  0.88% ($50,199)
to Pickens County, GA  0.46% ($36,589)

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 fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2011 05:40 AM, Conns Creek Rd, Lat: 34.32296667, Lon: -84.33364167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 2010 02:59 PM, Sr-372, Lat: 34.32508056, Lon: -84.35714722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 2005 02:54 PM, Sr-372, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 2002 05:46 PM, Sr-372, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 24, 2001 00:30 AM, Sr-372, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1994 10:44 AM, 372, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1981 09:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ball Ground)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/31/2022, Certifier: Thomas A Heard
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2002, Expiration Date: 10/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Thomas A Heard
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Certifier: Thomas A Heard
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Certifier: Thomas A Heard
    Registrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733
  • Lat: 34.376444 Lon: -84.288028, Call Sign: WQPE251
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.687 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.862 MHz, 457.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, Certifier: Larry Brogdon
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BALLGROUND, 181 Purcell Free Dr (Lat: 34.341472 Lon: -84.386861), Overall height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WPJE657, Licensee ID: L00129894
    Assigned Frequencies: 10551.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Brian D Kidney
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless (Vaw) LLC
  • HW 369 HW 20, 7712 Unit Tower & Ball Ground Hwy (Lat: 34.259167 Lon: -84.293611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: WQJD975
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2008, Expiration Date: 08/06/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • AT54XC090, 389 Liberty Church Road (Lat: 34.306972 Lon: -84.331083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQY822
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • AT72XC119, 410 North Sharp Mountain Church Lane (#303253) (Lat: 34.321139 Lon: -84.404361), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.3 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQY950
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • AT54XC085, 181 Purcell Free Dr (Lat: 34.341389 Lon: -84.386944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.8 m, Call Sign: WQRC382
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Cherokee County Airport (Lat: 34.311194 Lon: -84.423528), Type: Building, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: KBU7
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/1997, Expiration Date: 02/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002
    Registrant: County Of Cherokee, 1800 Airport Dr, Ball Ground, GA 30107

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (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

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

Businesses in Ball Ground, GA

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


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