Ball, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 4,015 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 2,013  (50.1%)
Females: 2,002  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71360, 71405.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,533 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Ball:

$41,533
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,935 (it was $14,178 in 2000)

Ball town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,813 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Ball:

$145,813
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $145,663; detached houses: $159,413; mobile homes: $42,349

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ball: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Black residents, 41.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ball, LA (2010)
    • 3,49687.4%White alone
    • 2736.8%Black alone
    • 1273.2%Hispanic
    • 621.6%Two or more races
    • 240.6%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ball, Louisiana as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ball is 449 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Ball by year

Type

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(24.9)
4
(99.7)
7
(175.5)
7
(174.5)
5
(124.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(373.4)
12
(299.0)
12
(300.8)
7
(174.5)
6
(149.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(373.4)
10
(249.1)
13
(325.9)
3
(74.8)
4
(99.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(74.7)
2
(49.8)
5
(125.3)
2
(49.9)
3
(74.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)52.054.879.261.645.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (42.7%), French (6.9%), Irish (6.5%), Arab (6.1%), German (5.6%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 8.03 square miles.

Population density: 500 people per square mile   (low).

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81 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:

2.0%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $307 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $248 (0.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.41 N, Longitude: 92.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Distribution of median household income in Ball, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ball, LA in 2017
Ball satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Ball, LA residents
Average permit cost in Ball, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Ball, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Ball, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Ball, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ball, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Ball 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 Ball 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 Ball 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, 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

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:

  • TIOGA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1207 TIOGA ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ball:

  • PARADISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516, Location: 5010 MONROE HIGHWAY, Grades: PK-6)
  • BALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 357, Location: 89 CAMP LIVINGSTON ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
  • TIOGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 4310 PARDUE ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Frank Estes Cole - Politician.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Ball:

Marital status in Ball, LA
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Ball:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ball
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ball, LA (based on Rapides Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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.
Louisiana:

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

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ball:

48.7%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ball:

45.3%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ball:

9.6%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ball:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ball:

35.0%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ball, LA 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
Other Government Administration 14$26,109$22,3790$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,459$38,1890$0
Streets and Highways 7$12,641$21,6700$0
Sewerage 6$16,566$33,1320$0
Solid Waste Management 6$15,463$30,9260$0
Police - Other 3$4,890$19,5600$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 44$101,128$27,5800$0

Ball government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $594,000 ($147.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $521,000 ($129.76)
    Sewerage: $412,000 ($102.62)
    Regular Highways: $355,000 ($88.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $329,000 ($81.94)
    Central Staff Services: $209,000 ($52.05)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($34.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000 ($20.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($4.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $908,000 ($226.15)

Ball government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $461,000 ($114.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000 ($82.69)
    Other: $20,000 ($4.98)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($4.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $243,000 ($60.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($18.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $121,000 ($30.14)
    Other: $70,000 ($17.43)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $845,000 ($210.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $166,000 ($41.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $102,000 ($25.40)
    Property: $63,000 ($15.69)

Ball government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($13.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000 ($9.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,000 ($4.23)

Ball government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,690,000 ($420.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $52,000 ($12.95)

4.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grant Parish, LA  0.58% ($41,504 average AGI)
from Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.28% ($37,076)
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.19% ($32,044)


4.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grant Parish, LA  0.62% ($37,159 average AGI)
to Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.28% ($35,859)
to Harris County, TX  0.20% ($47,365)

Businesses in Ball, LA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ball fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 69.6mTotal length
  • $1,892,000Total costs
  • 97,965Total average daily traffic
  • 5,570Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100,730Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ball, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Private 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, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Registrant: L & L Communications, 1113 6th Street, Alexandria, LA 71309-0088, Phone: (318) 445-6234, Fax: (318) 445-1711, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • OLLA, Ball Cell Site (Lat: 31.436111 Lon: -92.425833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: KKD823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025, Certifier: Kenneth R Goodwin, Registrant: Lousisana Department Of Ag And Forestry, 515 Forestry Rd., Woodworth, LA 71485, Phone: (318) 487-5867, Email:
  • Town Hall (Lat: 31.390722 Lon: -92.409861), Call Sign: KNHQ965,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 10/12/2023, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • Lat: 31.375000 Lon: -92.414722, Call Sign: WQXG855,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2016, Expiration Date: 03/01/2026, Certifier: Jay Moser, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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:
  • HWY 165 HWY 8, Hwy 165/ Hwy 8 Pollock Cell Site (Lat: 31.499556 Lon: -92.415694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 69.8 m, Call Sign: WQSY748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2016, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201MF , Serial Number: 24-0096, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Jay Mcdonald LLC, 86 Baum Rd, Ball, LA 71405
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2351T , Serial Number: 38-78A0778, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/14/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Kepo Aviation LLC, 6920 Monroe Hwy, Ball, LA 71405
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2007
    Registrant (Individual): William F Wieger, 112 Gayven Dr, Ball, LA 71405
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42999 , Serial Number: 15358, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Tweety Bird LLC, 47 Baum Rd, Ball, LA 71405
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6616G , Serial Number: 15072116, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Kepo Aviation LLC, 6920 Monroe Hwy, Ball, LA 71405
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/30/2013
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER GT-400 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8019G , Serial Number: GT2801072, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Frank K Poteet, 6920 Monroe Hwy, Ball, LA 71405
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9322M , Serial Number: 1254, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 06/02/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Jay Mcdonald LLC, 86 Baum Rd, 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 in Ball, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ball, LA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 33 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ball, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.6%), and Structure Fires (32.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ball, LA
    • 11349.6%Outside Fires
    • 7432.5%Structure Fires
    • 2511.0%Other
    • 167.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ball, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ball, LA
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 38.2%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ball, LA
  • 51.5%Electricity
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ball compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.