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Ball Ground, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Ball Ground had a population of 1,824 as of July 1, 2017. Ball Ground ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ball Ground is located at latitude 34.3433 and longitude -84.3608 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ball Ground (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The City of Ball Ground (GNIS ID: 2403151) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ball Ground is located within Ball Ground Division of Cherokee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ball Ground population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ball Ground: Ballground.


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Ball Ground, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,824
Daytime Population: Workers 693
Daytime Population: Residents 970
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 1,824
Population in Familes 1,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 310
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,189
Average Household Income $68,610
Per Capita Income $25,219

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $177,778
Average Home Value $246,713
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 675
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.37% 2.74%
Households 3.31% 2.62%
Families 3.0% 2.51%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Ball Ground, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ball Ground to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 293 53rd
Population Density # 436 31st
Diversity Index # 609 3rd
Median Household Income # 103 84th
Per Capita Income # 124 80th

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