Ball is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,015 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ball is the 103rd largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns, Ball isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ball are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ball is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ball who work in office and administrative support (20.21%), sales jobs (11.52%), and teaching (8.69%).
Ball is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Ball, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Ball has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Ball’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ball has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ball a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Ball does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Ball who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.37% of the adults in Ball have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ball in 2010 was $23,588, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,352 for a family of four. However, Ball contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ball home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ball residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ball include Irish, French, German, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Ball is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and French.