Ball is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,990 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ball is the 103rd largest community in Louisiana.
Ball is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ball is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ball who work in office and administrative support (16.72%), sales jobs (14.28%), and food service (10.06%).
Also of interest is that Ball has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Ball’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ball has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ball has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ball than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ball may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ball spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ball rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.62% of adults 25 and older in Ball have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Ball in 2010 was $22,920, 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 $91,680 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ball include French , English, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ball is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Arabic.