Gayest Places In Alabama


We looked at years of data to determine which Alabama cities have the most pride

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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:

  1. Evergreen
  2. Weaver
  3. Fultondale
  4. Rainsville
  5. Childersburg (Photos)
  6. Chickasaw (Photos)
  7. Livingston
  8. Selma (Photos)
  9. Boaz (Photos)
  10. 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.

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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.

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1. Evergreen

Evergreen, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,456
Gay Households: 43
% Gay Households: 2.95%

2. Weaver


Population: 1,307
Gay Households: 23
% Gay Households: 1.76%

3. Fultondale


Population: 3,862
Gay Households: 65
% Gay Households: 1.68%

4. Rainsville

Rainsville, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,001
Gay Households: 33
% Gay Households: 1.65%

5. Childersburg

Childersburg, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,130
Gay Households: 30
% Gay Households: 1.41%

6. Chickasaw

Chickasaw, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,300
Gay Households: 26
% Gay Households: 1.13%

7. Livingston

Livingston, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,140
Gay Households: 12
% Gay Households: 1.05%

8. Selma

Selma, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 7,765
Gay Households: 74
% Gay Households: 0.95%

9. Boaz

Boaz, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 3,490
Gay Households: 33
% Gay Households: 0.95%

10. Ozark

Ozark, Alabama

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 6,214
Gay 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:

  1. York
  2. Orange Beach
  3. Glencoe

For more Alabama reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Alabama

City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Evergreen 1 0.03% 43 1,456
Weaver 2 0.02% 23 1,307
Fultondale 3 0.02% 65 3,862
Rainsville 4 0.02% 33 2,001
Childersburg 5 0.01% 30 2,130
Chickasaw 6 0.01% 26 2,300
Livingston 7 0.01% 12 1,140
Selma 8 0.01% 74 7,765
Boaz 9 0.01% 33 3,490
Ozark 10 0.01% 51 6,214
La Fayette 11 0.01% 9 1,100
Heflin 12 0.01% 10 1,237
Decatur 13 0.01% 163 22,006
Tallassee 14 0.01% 15 2,032
Jasper 15 0.01% 39 5,397
Spanish Fort 16 0.01% 20 2,955
Brewton 17 0.01% 15 2,209
Lincoln 18 0.01% 17 2,581
Opelika 19 0.01% 73 11,183
Alabaster 20 0.01% 68 10,416
Margaret 21 0.01% 8 1,286
Talladega 22 0.01% 33 5,508
Daphne 23 0.01% 51 8,731
Birmingham 24 0.01% 494 88,817
Priceville 25 0.0% 5 1,013
Florence 26 0.0% 86 17,617
Fort Payne 27 0.0% 25 5,122
Mobile 28 0.0% 353 75,653
Elba 29 0.0% 6 1,334
Homewood 30 0.0% 42 9,306
Prattville 31 0.0% 56 12,480
Tarrant 32 0.0% 11 2,573
Andalusia 33 0.0% 15 3,522
Irondale 34 0.0% 23 5,454
Oneonta 35 0.0% 10 2,441
Hamilton 36 0.0% 10 2,556
Sumiton 37 0.0% 4 1,036
Sheffield 38 0.0% 15 3,918
Helena 39 0.0% 22 5,825
Abbeville 40 0.0% 4 1,061
Calera 41 0.0% 17 4,724
Huntsville 42 0.0% 271 76,959
Monroeville 43 0.0% 7 2,148
Montevallo 44 0.0% 8 2,450
Vestavia Hills 45 0.0% 45 13,637
Alexander City 46 0.0% 19 5,808
Montgomery 47 0.0% 259 79,760
Moody 48 0.0% 15 4,785
Prichard 49 0.0% 26 8,271
Center Point 50 0.0% 19 6,303
Foley 51 0.0% 20 6,644
Albertville 52 0.0% 21 7,215
Fayette 53 0.0% 5 1,835
Arab 54 0.0% 9 3,335
Leeds 55 0.0% 12 4,590
Pinson 56 0.0% 7 2,798
Bessemer 57 0.0% 25 10,457
Pelham 58 0.0% 20 8,619
Dothan 59 0.0% 57 25,935
Anniston 60 0.0% 19 9,415
Pike Road 61 0.0% 5 2,440
Phenix City 62 0.0% 25 13,787
Auburn 63 0.0% 40 21,644
Argo 64 0.0% 3 1,624
Hueytown 65 0.0% 11 6,008
Gadsden 66 0.0% 24 14,689
Chelsea 67 0.0% 6 3,696
Fairfield 68 0.0% 6 3,954
Tuscaloosa 69 0.0% 45 31,794
Hoover 70 0.0% 42 32,375
Northport 71 0.0% 8 8,924
Guntersville 72 0.0% 3 3,201
Saraland 73 0.0% 3 5,058
Madison 74 0.0% 9 16,583
Enterprise 75 0.0% 3 10,182
Piedmont 76 0.0% 0 2,024
Thomasville 77 0.0% 0 1,747
Pell City 78 0.0% 0 5,111
Sylacauga 79 0.0% 0 5,078
Smiths Station 80 0.0% 0 1,927
Troy 81 0.0% 0 6,762
Trussville 82 0.0% 0 7,124
Wetumpka 83 0.0% 0 2,437
Southside 84 0.0% 0 2,820
Tuscumbia 85 0.0% 0 3,776
Pleasant Grove 86 0.0% 0 3,605
Semmes 87 0.0% 0 1,029
Scottsboro 88 0.0% 0 6,071
Warrior 89 0.0% 0 1,287
Satsuma 90 0.0% 0 2,322
Valley Grande 91 0.0% 0 1,549
Valley 92 0.0% 0 3,698
Rainbow City 93 0.0% 0 4,014
Russellville 94 0.0% 0 3,553
Robertsdale 95 0.0% 0 1,900
Springville 96 0.0% 0 1,478
Union Springs 97 0.0% 0 1,240
Roanoke 98 0.0% 0 2,440
Tuskegee 99 0.0% 0 3,413
Red Bay 100 0.0% 0 1,345

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