Gales Ferry, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 1,162.
Males: 581  (50.0%)
Females: 581  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06335.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $83,037
Gales Ferry:

$83,037
CT:

$88,429

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $44,251

Gales Ferry CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $302,016
Gales Ferry:

$302,016
CT:

$347,200

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $293,729; detached houses: $294,519
March 2022 cost of living index in Gales Ferry: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 31.4%

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  • Races in Gales Ferry, CT (2022)
    • 90180.7%White alone
    • 978.7%Hispanic
    • 776.9%Two or more races
    • 292.6%Black alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone

Races in Gales Ferry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Gales Ferry, Connecticut as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gales Ferry is 332 to 1.


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Gales Ferry, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (21.2%), Italian (6.9%), American (4.4%), German (4.2%), European (3.2%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 45 feet

37 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

3.3%
Connecticut:

15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,506 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $5,903 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (33.2 miles , pop. 54,740).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (80.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (101.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Oxoboxo River, CT (1.4 miles ),
Ledyard, CT (1.7 miles ),
Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, CT (1.8 miles ),
Montville, CT (2.0 miles ),
Long Hill, CT (2.3 miles ),
New London, CT (2.3 miles ),
Groton, CT (2.4 miles ),
Old Mystic, CT (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.43 N, Longitude: 72.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Gales Ferry, CT in 2022
Distribution of house value in Gales Ferry, CT in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
Connecticut:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 65.7. This is about average.

City:

65.7
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.11
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.45
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Gales Ferry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.6 miles away from the Gales Ferry place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 43.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gales Ferry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from Gales Ferry center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from Gales Ferry center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 227.1 miles away from Gales Ferry center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from Gales Ferry center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from Gales Ferry center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 166.6 miles away from Gales Ferry center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New London County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Gales Ferry:

  • FAIRVIEW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GROTON, CT)
  • GREENTREE MANOR NURSING AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • VNA OF SOUTHEASTERN CT INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WATERFORD, CT)
  • ORCHARD GROVE SPECIALTY CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; UNCASVILLE, CT)
  • BEECHWOOD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW LONDON, CT)
  • BEECHWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW LONDON, CT)
  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF NORWICH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORWICH, CT)

Amtrak stations near Gales Ferry:

  • 6 miles: NEW LONDON (27 WATER ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station
  • 9 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Gales Ferry:

  • 6 miles: Millstone 1 and 2 in Waterford, CT.
  • 6 miles: Millstone 3 in Waterford, CT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gales Ferry:

  • Connecticut College (about 4 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 6 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 22 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • University of Connecticut (about 28 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 30 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • Wesleyan University (about 32 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • Manchester Community College (about 34 miles; Manchester, CT; FT enrollment: 4,667)

Public high school in Gales Ferry:

  • LEARN LEDYARD HIGH SCHOOL RICHES PROGRAM (Location: 1860 ROUTE 12, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gales Ferry:

Private elementary/middle school in Gales Ferry:

  • ACADEMY OF ST THERESE (Students: 8, Location: 18 HURLBUTT RD, Grades: 1-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gales Ferry: Harvard Boathouse (A), Yale Boathouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Smith Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Swamp Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Kartway (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1644 Route 12).

New London County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gales Ferry and their reported violations in the past:

SCWA, MONTVILLE DIVISION (MTV) (Population served: 2,174, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2013)
SCWA, NORTH STONINGTON DIVISION (NST) (Population served: 1,860, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007)
SUNNY WATERS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 303, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-02-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
SCWA, LEDYARD CENTER DIVISION (Population served: 196, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • 2 other older health violations
SCWA, BIRCHWOOD DIVISION (BWD) (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
ASH WATER COMPANY, LLC (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SCWA, LANTERN HILL DIVISION (LNH) (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
LINCOLN PARK ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2008)
  • 52 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gales Ferry that have no violations reported:

  • SCWA, TOWER-FERRY VIEW DIVISION (Population served: 2,567, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, MOHEGAN DIVISION (Population served: 1,428, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, CHESTERFIELD DIVISION (Population served: 524, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, GRAY FARMS DIVISION (GRF) (Population served: 460, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, HILLCREST DIVISION (HLC) (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • SCWA, ROBIN HILL DIVISION (RBN) (Population served: 388, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, CEDAR RIDGE DIVISION (Population served: 370, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, BARRETT DIVISION (BAR) (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, CHRISWOOD DIVISION (CWD) (Population served: 164, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCWA, SEVEN OAKS (OAK) (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.1%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Gales Ferry (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Gales Ferry Branch at 1663 Bank Plaza, Route 12, branch established on 1974/05/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Putnam Bank: Branch 22 at 2 Chapman Lane, branch established on 2006/08/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $468.1 mil, Deposits: $336.7 mil, headquarters in Putnam, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Gales Ferry:

Marital status in Gales Ferry, CT
  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gales Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Connecticut average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gales Ferry, CT (based on New London County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,76534
Mainline Protestant18,99379
Evangelical Protestant9,32075
Other5,02232
Black Protestant2,59410
Orthodox2,4564
None150,905-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
Here:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
New London County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 264
New London County:

10.01 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
New London County:

7.6%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New London County:

22.4%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
Connecticut:

15.8%

6.16% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($81,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Connecticut average:

5.79%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($359 average AGI)
New London County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Hartford County, CT  0.57% ($109,593 average AGI)
from Windham County, CT  0.54% ($50,034)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.44% ($81,353)


6.02% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($71,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Connecticut average:

5.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($502 average AGI)
New London County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Hartford County, CT  0.42% ($59,648 average AGI)
to Windham County, CT  0.41% ($47,520)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.38% ($83,579)
Businesses in Gales Ferry, CT
NameCountNameCount
Curves1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gales Ferry:

  • WSUB (980 AM; 1 kW; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLIS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OLD SAYBROOK, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMM. OLD SAYBROOK, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gales Ferry:

  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Gales Ferry:

  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Gales Ferry fatal accident list:

Mar 30, 2003 05:14 PM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 5, 1999 04:41 PM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.451361 Lon: -72.067556, Call Sign: WRAV291,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2400 MHz, 72.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2018, Expiration Date: 03/13/2028, Certifier: Sam Kilpatrick, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 729-4858


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 55 Chapman Ln (Lat: 41.433444 Lon: -72.090361), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KJA816, Licensee ID: L00017335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/1998, Expiration Date: 10/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2003, Registrant: Gales Ferry Marina Inc, 55 Chapman Ln, Gales Ferry, CT 06335


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gales Ferry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2069X, N2069X, N-2069X, Serial Number: 18256169, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Frederick M France, 17 Garden Dr, Gales Ferry, CT 06335, Other Owners: Heather E France
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX-7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2941K, N2941K, N-2941K, Serial Number: RX7-3026, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Scott M Williams, 10 Sherwood Trce, Gales Ferry, CT 06335
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/13/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2987K, N2987K, N-2987K, Serial Number: 18053150, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael T Sullivan, 33 Hurlbutt Rd, Gales Ferry, CT 06335
  • Aircraft: PONCIROLI DONALD L COZY MK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34YN, N34YN, N-34YN, Serial Number: 196, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/21/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Donald L Ponciroli, 12 Mill Cove Rd, Gales Ferry, CT 06335, Other Owners: Brendan Woolrich
  • Aircraft: PIPISTREL LSA S R L ALPHA TRAINER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 520AT, N520AT, N-520AT, Serial Number: 738 AT 912 LSA, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 09/21/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jeremy J Lauer, 19 Nutmeg Dr, Gales Ferry, CT 06335
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC S-57A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9700, N9700, N-9700, Serial Number: S57A-3100, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Scott M Williams, 10 Sherwood Trce, Gales Ferry, CT 06335

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fire incidents - 45 took place in 2010, and the least - 10 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gales Ferry, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.2%), and Outside Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gales Ferry, CT
    • 26353.2%Structure Fires
    • 15631.6%Outside Fires
    • 5110.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 244.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gales Ferry, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gales Ferry, CT
  • 77.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.7%Wood
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gales Ferry, CT
  • 94.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Electricity


Gales Ferry compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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  • #42 (06335) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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