Gales Ferry, Connecticut Population 2022

899
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Gales Ferry is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Gales Ferry has a 2020 population of 899. Gales Ferry is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -22.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,162 in 2010.

The average household income in Gales Ferry is $93,008 with a poverty rate of 32.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,652 per month, and the median house value is $239,400. The median age in Gales Ferry is 50.9 years, 50.2 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Gales Ferry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gales Ferrywas:

  • White: 91.58%
  • Black or African American: 5.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gales Ferry, Connecticut is 899 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 899.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,162.

Gales Ferry, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00191.58%
Black or African American585.31%
Two or More Races343.11%
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Gales Ferry Population by Race

Gales Ferry Population Pyramid 2022

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Gales Ferry Median Age

32.6


Total

40.5


Male

15.9


Female

Gales Ferry Adults

There are 658 adults, (152 of whom are seniors) in Gales Ferry.

Gales Ferry Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

86

Child Dependency Ratio

Gales Ferry Sex Ratio

Female

572

52.33%

Male

521

47.67%

Gales Ferry Population by Age

Gales Ferry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gales Ferry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Female100%0%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family72.3%27.7%
Male0%100%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gales Ferry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4022.7177.1
Married2202.8100
Male664.470
Female222.73100
Non Family941.2372.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Gales Ferry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50.76%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate17025.84%
Some College17226.14%
Associates Degree14622.19%
Bachelors Degree11617.63%
Graduate Degree497.45%
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Gales Ferry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gales Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White576571165
Black1717
2+ Races3434
Hispanic4848

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.65%.

Gales Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,344$70,299$55,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$70,571$70,978$
Some College$$2,500$
Bachelors Degree$57,194$$57,143
Graduate Degree$$$

$62,344

Average Earnings

$70,299

Average Male

$55,833

Average Female

Gales Ferry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gales Ferry Language by Age

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Gales Ferry Language

97.94% of Gales Ferry residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Gales Ferry Language

Gales Ferry Poverty by Race

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32.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.96%

Male Poverty Rate

43.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gales Ferry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gales Ferry is White, with 36.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gales Ferry is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.32%.

Gales Ferry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School0.00%
Some College27.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gales Ferry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed32.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gales Ferry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gales Ferry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$98,000$82,656
Families$105,053$79,704
Married Families$107,394-
Non Families$97,875$92,330
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Income by Household Type

Gales Ferry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

78.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gales Ferry Married by Age and Sex

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Gales Ferry Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gales Ferry Marital Status by Race

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Gales Ferry Marital Status

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118

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War
Vietnam98
Korea
World War II

Gales Ferry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7419
75+79

Gales Ferry Veterans by Age

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Gales Ferry Veterans by Race

Gales Ferry Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gales Ferry Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gales Ferry Employment by Age

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Gales Ferry Employment by Race

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Gales Ferry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.73%

Born in Gales Ferry

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gales Ferry residents were born in the United States, with 43.73% having been born in Connecticut. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gales Ferry Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1620.00%
2011966-196-16.87%
2012964-2-0.21%
201397390.93%
2014885-88-9.04%
2015824-61-6.89%
20161,00518121.97%
2017947-58-5.77%
2018862-85-8.98%
2019899374.29%
20208990.00%
20218990.00%
20228990.00%

Gales Ferry Population by Year