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Ball is a township in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of Ball is 39.647N. The longitude is -89.648W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,573.
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29% of Ball residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ball ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ball was $26,897, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Ball residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ball, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $595. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,303.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ball political report.
The average commute time for Ball workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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