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People

Total Population 4,000
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,883
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,461
% Above Poverty Level 81.5%
% Below Poverty Level 18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $650
Median House Value $139,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ball Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles S of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Rapides
Metro Area Alexandria
Standard Zip Codes 71360
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71405
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.415
Longitude -92.411

Ball Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALEXANDRIA ESLER AP
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Station ALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station BUNKIE
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ball, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Camp Beauregard (71360)

Esler (71360)

Green Gables (71360)

Kingsville (71360)

Kolin (71360)

Lakeside (71360)

Paradise (71360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 47,985 $41,396
Boyce 1,441 $36,250
Dry Prong 520 $49,063
Pineville 14,455 $46,493
Pollock 425 $43,750
Woodworth 1,121 $75,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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