When the Supreme Court 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 0.21% of Alabama residents is gay? That ranks as the number 44 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 3,909 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 149 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Alabama for 2019:
- Childersburg (Photos)
- Heflin (Photos)
- Monroeville (Photos)
- Chickasaw (Photos)
- Troy (Photos)
- Montevallo (Photos)
- Glencoe (Photos)
According to the facts, Weaver is the gayest place in Alabama for 2019.
For more on how we calculated the top ten, and for more information about these places, read on.
If you’re looking for something more national, check out the gayest cities in America.
For more Alabama reading, check out:
- 10 Best Places To Live In Alabama
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- 10 Most Dangerous Cities In Alabama
How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Alabama for 2019
In order to rank the gayest cities in Alabama, we used the 2013-2017 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 149 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, ended up being the the most gay place with 1.97% 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.
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Gay Households: 22 (30th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.97% (1st highest)
More on Weaver: Data
Rank Last Year: 4 (Up 2)
Gay Households: 63 (7th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.63% (2nd highest)
More on Fultondale: Data
Fultondale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States and a northern suburb of Birmingham. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 8,380.
Childersburg is a city in Talladega County in the U.S. state of Alabama. It was incorporated in 1889. At the 2010 census the population was 5,175. It claims a history dating back before 1540, when it was noted as a village of the Coosa Nation visited by the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. The Alabama Army Ammunition Plant, important during World War II, was located 4 miles north of Childersburg.
Monroeville is a city in Monroe County, Alabama, United States, the county seat of Monroe County. At the 2010 census its population was 6,519.
Chickasaw is a city in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census the population is 6,106, a decline from 6,364 in 2000. It is included in the Mobile metropolitan statistical area.
Troy is a city in Pike County, Alabama, United States. The city is the county seat of Pike County. It was formally incorporated on February 4, 1843.
Rank Last Year: 42 (Up 34)
Gay Households: 11 (50th highest)
% Gay Households: 0.87% (8th highest)
More on Margaret: Data
Montevallo is a city in Shelby County, Alabama, United States. A college town, it is the home of the University of Montevallo, a public liberal arts university with approximately 3,000 students. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city of Montevallo is 6,323. Hollie Campbell Cost, a professor in the College of Education at the University of Montevallo, serves as Mayor.
Glencoe is a city in Calhoun and Etowah counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is part of the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city incorporated in 1939.
There You Have It – The Most LGBT Friendly Cities In Alabama For 2019
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:
- New Hope
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Alabama