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Income/capita 7%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 44%
IndexGales FerryConnecticutNational
Income per capita$31,860$39,906$29,829
Median household income$77,128$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,453$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$63,576$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$36,354$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level1.8%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gales Ferry is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Gales Ferry is 39% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gales Ferry is 44% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gales Ferry is 88% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $51,413$77,128$154,256
      City
      $47,831$71,755$143,510
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Gales Ferry median earnings by income bracket

      Gales Ferry employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.9%15.8%
      Manufacturing sector21.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%0.0%
      Public administration34.5%9.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%6.4%
      Education, health & social services0.0%54.3%
      Other20.6%0.0%

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      Fenwick, CT78$210,625281%
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      Groton Long Point, CT477$105,00090%
      Noank, CT1,889$99,84480%
      Mystic, CT4,241$85,44654%
      Gales Ferry, CT1,005$77,12839%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Harmony, MN1,005$41,25025%
      Candlewood Lake, OH1,005$62,22212%
      Aplington, IA1,005$54,1252%
      Deerfield, MA1,005$125,515127%
      Burnsville, MS1,005$27,17451%
      Gales Ferry, CT1,005$77,12839%
      Source: The Gales Ferry, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).