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Population in 2012: 4,016 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 

Males: 1,898  (47.3%)
Females: 2,118  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71360, 71405.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,089 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Ball:

$50,089
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,166

Ball town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,578 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Ball:

$125,578
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,208; Detached houses: $142,665; Mobile homes: $21,036

Median gross rent in 2012: $611.

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  • White alone - 3,183 (79.7%)
  • Black alone - 256 (6.4%)
  • Two or more races - 235 (5.9%)
  • Hispanic - 182 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 128 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ball: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (17.8%), French (17.2%), Irish (10.3%), German (8.7%), English (7.3%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 8.03 square miles.

Population density: 500 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ball:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ball town:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

194 residents are foreign born (0.9% North America, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  4.9%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Ball, Louisiana as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ball to the number of sex offenders is 365 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $325 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (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
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Ball, Louisiana accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+8.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Ball, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Ball-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 133% 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.

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: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Ball, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ball:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 47 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 79 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Grambling State University (about 80 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 80 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Alcorn State University (about 82 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 86 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 13,419)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 95 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

27.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.45
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.2%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ball, LA

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 compared to Louisiana state average:

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


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.96%
Here63.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents55.2%26.5%6.8%1.5%1.0%
Congregations45.3%10.5%12.1%3.2%3.7%
NameChurches of Christ Charismatic Churches IndependentSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.9%0.9%5.1%
Congregations3.2%0.5%1.1%1.1%19.5%
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: 19
Rapides Parish:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

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:
Rapides Parish:

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rapides Parish:

30.3%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

13.7%

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
Other Government Administration 10$15,757$18,9080$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,365$30,7300$0
Police - Other 2$2,951$17,7060$0
Streets and Highways 5$7,629$18,3100$0
Solid Waste Management 4$9,332$27,9960$0
Sewerage 4$9,998$29,9940$0
Totals for Government 31$61,032$23,6250$0

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $337,000 ($83.91)
    Financial Administration: $251,000 ($62.50)
    Police Protection: $243,000 ($60.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000 ($55.53)
    Sewerage: $176,000 ($43.82)
    Fire Protection: $77,000 ($19.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($18.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $668,000 ($166.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $332,000 ($82.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000 ($54.78)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($9.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $207,000 ($51.54)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $48,000 ($11.95)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $387,000 ($96.36)
    Property: $215,000 ($53.54)
    Public Utilities: $118,000 ($29.38)
    NEC: $52,000 ($12.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,544,000 ($384.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,441,000 ($358.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $103,000 ($25.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $401,000 ($99.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $152,000 ($37.85)

6.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($71 average AGI)
Rapides Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.96% ($29,739 average AGI)
from Grant Parish, LA  0.53% ($30,492)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.36% ($25,205)


5.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Rapides Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Grant Parish, LA  0.63% ($27,563 average AGI)
to Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.32% ($31,608)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.24% ($29,038)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ball, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

See more detailed statistics of Ball fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 53 meters (174ft)
Total costs: $1,892,000
Total average daily traffic: 66,980
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,454
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 87,074

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
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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