Ball is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,935 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ball who work in office and administrative support (17.66%), teaching (10.30%), and community and social services (7.85%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Ball, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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.
The overall crime rate in Ball is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small town, Ball doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Ball is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.68% of adults 25 and older in Ball have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ball in 2018 was $26,458, 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 $105,832 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, English, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ball is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.