Ball, LA


Highest Appreciating Ball Neighborhoods Since 2000

Ball, LA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Ball Housing Market Information

With 3,990 people, 1,470 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $117,080, house prices in Ball are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ball, accounting for 76.31% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ball include mobile homes or trailers ( 15.13%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.44%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.59%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Ball. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 69.56% of Ball's homes, and 75.38% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Ball built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Ball built between 1940-1969 ( 25.61%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.50%). There's also some housing in Ball built before 1939 ( 1.06%).

Ball Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Ball has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Ball real estate appreciated 20.78% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.91%, putting Ball in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Ball definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Ball's appreciation rate, at 4.20%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Ball's appreciation rate has been -3.30%, which annualizes to a rate of -12.57%.

Notably, Ball's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Ball's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,086,000 0.1
$815,001 - $1,086,000 0.0
$543,001 - $815,000 0.3
$434,001 - $543,000 1.9
$326,001 - $434,000 0.0
$217,001 - $326,000 12.6
$109,001 - $217,000 43.4
$54,001 - $109,000 26.4
$0 - $54,000 15.3

Average for LA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
67.1452009844134 46.6898954703833

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Ball Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
55.25% 2.58% 5 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,006 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 69.56
Renters 30.44
Vacant 2.46

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 21.5
1970 - 1999 51.8
1940 - 1969 25.6
1939 or Older 1.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 76.3
Townhomes 1.6
Small Apt. Buildings 5.4
Apt. Complexes 1.5
Mobile Homes 15.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.86
1 Bedroom 1.92
2 Bedrooms 21.37
3 Bedrooms 61.98
4 Bedrooms 13.40
5 or more bedrooms 0.46