Gales Ferry, Connecticut Population 2024

1,113

Gales Ferry is a city located in New London County Connecticut. Gales Ferry has a 2024 population of 1,113. Gales Ferry is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,093 in 2020.

The average household income in Gales Ferry is $89,104 with a poverty rate of 31.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gales Ferry is 40 years, 40.8 years for males, and 27.9 years for females.

Gales Ferry Demographics

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

  • White: 83.2%
  • Black or African American: 8.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Other race: 2.88%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,271.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.83% (20)
The current population of Gales Ferry, Connecticut is 1,113 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,093.

Gales Ferry, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White92683.2%
Black or African American918.18%
Two or more races605.39%
Other race322.88%
Asian40.36%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gales Ferry Population by Race

Gales Ferry Population Pyramid 2024

Gales Ferry Median Age

40

Total

40.8

Male

27.9

Female

Gales Ferry Adults

There are 735 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Gales Ferry.

Gales Ferry Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gales Ferry Sex Ratio

Female55649.96%
Male55750.04%

Gales Ferry Population by Age

Gales Ferry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4292.5879.320.7
Married2292.841000
Non Family971.1194.85.2
Male843.430100
Female193.211000
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gales Ferry Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gales Ferry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gales Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Gales Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,786

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$66,442

Average Female

Gales Ferry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gales Ferry Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gales Ferry Language

100% of Gales Ferry residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Gales Ferry Language

Gales Ferry Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White92634937.69%
showing: 1 rows

31.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.62%

Male Poverty Rate

40.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gales Ferry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gales Ferry is White, with 37.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gales Ferry is White, with 37.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.05%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.05%.

Gales Ferry Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College39.46%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Gales Ferry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed27.72%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gales Ferry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gales Ferry Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gales Ferry Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

75.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gales Ferry Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gales Ferry Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Gales Ferry Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gales Ferry Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

93

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gales Ferry Veterans by War

count

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Gales Ferry Veterans by Age

count

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Gales Ferry Veterans by Race

Gales Ferry Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

84.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gales Ferry Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Gales Ferry Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gales Ferry Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gales Ferry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.01%

Born in Gales Ferry

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

2.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Gales Ferry residents were born in the United States, with 53.01% having been born in Connecticut. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gales Ferry Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,113
20231,113
20221,11311811.86%
2021995-98-8.97%
20201,09319421.58%
2019899374.29%
2018862-85-8.98%
2017947-58-5.77%
20161,00518121.97%
2015824-61-6.89%
2014885-88-9.04%
201397390.93%
2012964-2-0.21%
2011966-196-16.87%
20101,162
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Gales Ferry Population by Year