Ball, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 4,012 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.0%
 
Males: 1,894  (47.2%)
Females: 2,118  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71360, 71405.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,192 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Ball:

$53,192
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,075 (it was $14,178 in 2000)

Ball town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,510 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Ball:

$133,510
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,471; Detached houses: $171,929; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,435; In 2-unit structures: $100,867; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $68,689; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,609; Mobile homes: $50,605; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $637.

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  • Races in Ball, LA (2013)

    Ball races chart
    • 3,29182.3%White alone
    • 2446.1%Two or more races
    • 1814.5%Black alone
    • 1594.0%Asian alone
    • 1132.8%Hispanic
    • 120.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ball: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.4%), French (16.1%), Irish (11.2%), German (6.5%), English (5.8%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 8.03 square miles.

Population density: 499 people per square mile   (low).

Ball,LA real estate house value index trend

Ball, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Ball:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ball town:

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

216 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Latin America).

This town:

5.4%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Ball, Louisiana as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ball to the number of sex offenders is 335 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $275 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $227 (0.2%)

Ball satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (78.4 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (99.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (210.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pineville, LA (2.2 miles ), Prospect, LA (2.4 miles ), Creola, LA (2.8 miles ), Pollock, LA (2.8 miles ), Alexandria, LA (2.9 miles ), Rock Hill, LA (3.2 miles ), Dry Prong, LA (3.7 miles ), Deville, LA (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $32,700
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.41 N, Longitude: 92.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Ball household income distribution Ball home values distribution

Crime rates in Ball (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 assaults (244.7 per 100,000)
  • 17 burglaries (462.2 per 100,000)
  • 27 thefts (734.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (27.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 116.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Louisiana average:

4.03
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ball, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ball-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Ball town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ball-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from Ball center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 262.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.9 miles away from Ball center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 499.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rapides Parish (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ball topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Estes Cole - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ball:

  • PARADISE ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PINEVILLE, LA)
  • LIVINGSTON ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PINEVILLE, LA)
  • ROBERTSON ROAD COMM HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; POLLOCK, LA)
  • TIOGA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PINEVILLE, LA)
  • PINECREST DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PINEVILLE, LA)
  • OAKS CARE CENTER (THE) (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PINEVILLE, LA)
  • EDGEWOOD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PINEVILLE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ball:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 48 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 79 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 79 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 80 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 80 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Alcorn State University (about 81 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 85 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)

Public high school in Ball:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ball:

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Notable locations in Ball: Ball Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Ball Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (B), Ball Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ball include: Pinehurst Baptist Church (A), Hosanna Baptist Church (B), Kitchen Creek Church (C), United Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Kitchen Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rapides Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.2. This is about average.

City:

87.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
131 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
27 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
27 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Ball, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Ball compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Banks with branches in Ball (2011 data):

  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Ball Branch at 6206 Monroe Hwy, branch established on 2009/03/20. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Louisiana average:

12.2

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ball town (based on Rapides Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,827172
Catholic21,16020
Mainline Protestant5,84429
Black Protestant5,56123
Other1,81311
None38,408-
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: 19
Rapides Parish:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Rapides Parish:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Rapides Parish:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rapides Parish:

30.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
State:

13.7%
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
Other Government Administration 14$26,109$22,3790$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,459$38,1890$0
Police - Other 3$4,890$19,5600$0
Streets and Highways 7$12,641$21,6700$0
Solid Waste Management 6$15,463$30,9260$0
Sewerage 6$16,566$33,1320$0
Totals for Government 44$101,128$27,5800$0

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $337,000 ($84.00)
    Financial Administration: $251,000 ($62.56)
    Police Protection: $243,000 ($60.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000 ($55.58)
    Sewerage: $176,000 ($43.87)
    Fire Protection: $77,000 ($19.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($18.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $668,000 ($166.50)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $332,000 ($82.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000 ($54.84)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($9.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $207,000 ($51.60)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $48,000 ($11.96)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $387,000 ($96.46)
    Property: $215,000 ($53.59)
    Public Utilities: $118,000 ($29.41)
    NEC: $52,000 ($12.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,544,000 ($384.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,441,000 ($359.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $103,000 ($25.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $401,000 ($99.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $152,000 ($37.89)

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grant Parish, LA  0.72% ($33,377 average AGI)
from Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.33% ($27,545)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.20% ($32,116)


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($218 average AGI)
Rapides Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grant Parish, LA  0.71% ($30,039 average AGI)
to Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.27% ($31,476)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.22% ($26,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ball:

  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KTTP (1110 AM; daytime; 2 kW; PINEVILLE, LA; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK LLC)
  • KSYL (970 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KDBS (1410 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ball:

  • KHFX (105.5 FM; BALL, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOUZ (89.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KEDG (106.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • K288ER (105.5 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAD (93.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FM BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAPM (91.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLAA (103.5 FM; TIOGA, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBCE (102.3 FM; BOYCE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVDP (89.1 FM; DRY PRONG, LA; Owner: DRY PRONG EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KCJM-LP (107.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: M&M COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INC., ALEXANDRIA BRANCH)

TV broadcast stations around Ball:

  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DS (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • K16DK (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23DZ (Channel 23; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38EG (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55GT (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K02PO (Channel 2; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K21EL (Channel 21; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K43EI (Channel 43; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GK (Channel 57; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FA (Channel 53; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: ESTATE OF VIOLA WEBER)
  • K47DW (Channel 47; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • K64FT (Channel 64; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Ball fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ball fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 53m174ftTotal length
  • $1,892,000Total costs
  • 66,980Total average daily traffic
  • 5,454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,074Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ball, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • N Of Us Hwy 165 197 (Lat: 31.447111 Lon: -92.419028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPKI727
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/1997, Expiration Date: 03/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby
    Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 596-1121
  • 197 La Vergne Ln (Lat: 31.447222 Lon: -92.418889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNVG251
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 02/14/2019
    Registrant: L & L Communications, 1113 6th Street, Alexandria, LA 71309-0088, Phone: (318) 445-6234, Fax: (318) 445-1711, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Town Hall (Lat: 31.390722 Lon: -92.409861), Call Sign: KNHQ965
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2003, Expiration Date: 10/12/2013
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BALL, 1.8 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 31.436000 Lon: -92.425944), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WML805
    Assigned Frequencies: 2162.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2009, Certifier: Vicki Schultheis
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BEAVER CREEK, 6.5 Mi Ene Of Ball 138 Kv Substation (Lat: 31.441833 Lon: -92.344556), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WHF43
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/28/2021, Certifier: Mark H Segura
    Registrant: Cleco Support Group LLC, 403 Wavell Street, Bunkie, LA 71322, Phone: (318) 346-5625, Fax: (318) 346-5650, Email:
  • BALL, W Of Hwy 165 On N Ferguson Loop (Lat: 31.447111 Lon: -92.419000), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WLR335, Licensee ID: L00128090
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Certifier: Michael J Small
    Registrant: Centennial Southeast License Company LLC Dba Centennial Communications
  • BALL, 2 Mi Nw (Lat: 31.436000 Lon: -92.425944), Overall height: 95.4 m, Call Sign: WLU556
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2009, Certifier: Vicki Schultheis
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRIGSBY B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31234 , Serial Number: 101, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/1980
    Registrant (Individual): William F Wieger, 112 Gayven Dr, Ball, LA 71405

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$120,0587$76,60626$95,4086$31,3631$493,3407$55,6567$40,249
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$96,1101$33,1503$76,8371$7,9400$01$12,1301$28,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$97,2074$73,14012$101,9973$21,1430$01$44,7402$31,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$110,9551$86,0907$84,6830$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$129,8851$22,9100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$129,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Ball, LA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1

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