When the Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever.
While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue.
Did you know that an estimated 0.29% of Alabama residents is gay? That ranks 42 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Heart Of Dixie.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Alabama.
After analyzing 150 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Alabama:
- Childersburg (Photos)
- Chickasaw (Photos)
- Selma (Photos)
- Boaz (Photos)
- Ozark (Photos)
Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and how your town ranked. You can also check out the most conservative places in Alabama.
How do you determine the gayest city in Alabama?
In order to rank the gayest cities in Alabama, we used the 2009-2014 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census. We looked at:
- Percentage of all households that are unmarried, same sex partners
We limited the analysis to non-CDPs that have over 1,000 households.
We ranked each place from 1 to 150 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, Evergreen ended up being the the most gay place with 2.95% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Alabama. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
Population: 1,456Gay Households: 43
% Gay Households: 2.95%
Population: 1,307 Gay Households: 23
% Gay Households: 1.76%
Population: 3,862 Gay Households: 65
% Gay Households: 1.68%
Population: 2,001Gay Households: 33
% Gay Households: 1.65%
Population: 2,130Gay Households: 30
% Gay Households: 1.41%
Population: 2,300Gay Households: 26
% Gay Households: 1.13%
Population: 1,140Gay Households: 12
% Gay Households: 1.05%
Population: 7,765Gay Households: 74
% Gay Households: 0.95%
Population: 3,490Gay Households: 33
% Gay Households: 0.95%
Population: 6,214Gay Households: 51
% Gay Households: 0.82%
There You Have It
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Alabama, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Alabama:
- Orange Beach
For more Alabama reading , check out:
- A Hilarious Look At The 10 Most Redneck Cities In Alabama
- These Are The 10 Kinkiest Cities In Alabama – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In Alabama – RoadSnacks
Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Alabama
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