Ball Ground is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,720 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ball Ground is the 286th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Ball Ground was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Ball Ground economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Ball Ground, where the median household income is $67,321.00.
Ball Ground real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Ball Ground house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Ball Ground isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ball Ground are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ball Ground is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ball Ground who work in office and administrative support (22.17%), management occupations (10.85%), and sales jobs (10.14%).
Also of interest is that Ball Ground has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Ball Ground is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ball Ground really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ball Ground perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Ball Ground is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Ball Ground citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.77% of adults 25 and older in Ball Ground have a college degree.
The per capita income in Ball Ground in 2010 was $29,050, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,200 for a family of four. However, Ball Ground contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ball Ground home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ball Ground residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ball Ground include Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ball Ground is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.