The surname Balić is among five hundred most common family names in Croatia. Today in Croatia, there are more than two thousand people called Balić. Many of them are living in the following places: Split - 20%, Zagreb - 13%, Dugopolje - 7%, Osijek - 5%, - 3%. Taking into account the population density, most people who have the surname Balić are living in: Dugopolje - 1. most common family name in the place, Lovas - 1. most common family name in the place, Splitska (Dugopolje) - 1. most common family name in the place.
Karlo Balić, medievalist i teološki pisac (1899), Smail Balić, orijentalist (1920), Branko Balić, umjetnik fotograf (1930), Milan Balić, povjesničar umjetnosti (1937), Ivan Balić, liječnik (1940), Naima Balić, pomoćnica ministra (1940), Stjepan Balić, inženjer (1940), Zorislav Balić, inženjer (1943), Ivan Balić, umjetnik (1943), Ivan Balić, ekonomist (1952), Ante Balić, ekonomist i poduzetnik (1957), Šeila Balić-Svalina, gospodarstvenica (1963), Ivano Balić, rukometaš (1979).