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Gales Ferry, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Gales Ferry Census Designated Place had a population of 1,183 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Gales Ferry is located at latitude 41.4298 and longitude -72.082 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Gales Ferry Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Gales Ferry Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631563) 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.

The Gales Ferry Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ledyard, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gales Ferry: Gale Ferry, Gale Town, Gale's Ferry, Gale-town.

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Gales Ferry, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gales Ferry, CT Housing Affordability Index is 159
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Gales Ferry, CT Wealth Index is 95
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,183
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Families 984
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density 1,351
Diversity Index1 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,588
Average Household Income $83,448
Per Capita Income $32,657
Wealth Index3 95

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $244,393
Housing Affordability Index2 159
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.19% 0.02%
Households 0.21% 0.0%
Families 0.1% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Gales Ferry, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gales Ferry to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 126 13th
Population Density # 78 46th
Diversity Index # 54 63rd
Median Household Income # 68 53rd
Per Capita Income # 105 27th

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