Ballplay, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ballplay, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The Ballplay Census Designated Place had a population of 1,565 as of July 1, 2015. Ballplay ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ballplay is located at latitude 34.023 and longitude -85.8015 in Etowah County. The formal boundaries for the Ballplay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Etowah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Ballplay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582662) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ballplay Census Designated Place is located within Hokes Bluff Division of Etowah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ballplay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Ballplay Census Designated Place, AL Boundary Map

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Ballplay, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,565
Population in Households 1,565
Population in Familes 1,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 67
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 488 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $155,986
Average Home Value $185,472


Median Household Income $34,740
Average Household Income $45,296
Per Capita Income $17,795
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.15%
Households -0.1% -0.17%
Families -0.39% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ballplay, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ballplay to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 250 57th
Population Density1 # 517 11th
Diversity Index2 # 556 4th
Median Household Income # 366 37th
Per Capita Income # 420 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.