These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Alabama For 2019


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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the gayest places in Alabama.

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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:

  1. Weaver
  2. Fultondale
  3. Childersburg (Photos)
  4. Heflin (Photos)
  5. Monroeville (Photos)
  6. Chickasaw (Photos)
  7. Troy (Photos)
  8. Margaret
  9. Montevallo (Photos)
  10. 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:

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.

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 1,114
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Gay Households: 22 (30th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.97% (1st highest)
More on Weaver:  Data

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Households: 3,871
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, AL

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Households: 2,218
Rank Last Year: 2 (Down 1)
Gay Households: 30 (21st highest)
% Gay Households: 1.35% (3rd highest)
More on Childersburg:  Data | Photos

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.

Heflin, AL

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Households: 1,368
Rank Last Year: 5 (Up 1)
Gay Households: 17 (35th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.24% (4th highest)
More on Heflin:  Data | Photos

Monroeville, AL

Overall SnackAbility

2
/10

Households: 2,018
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 25 (26th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.24% (5th highest)
More on Monroeville:  Data | Photos

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, AL

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Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Households: 2,112
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Gay Households: 22 (30th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.04% (6th highest)
More on Chickasaw:  Data | Photos

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, AL

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Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Households: 6,926
Rank Last Year: 27 (Up 20)
Gay Households: 61 (8th highest)
% Gay Households: 0.88% (7th highest)
More on Troy:  Data | Photos

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.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Households: 1,259
Rank Last Year: 42 (Up 34)
Gay Households: 11 (50th highest)
% Gay Households: 0.87% (8th highest)
More on Margaret:  Data

Montevallo, AL

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 2,183
Rank Last Year: 11 (Up 2)
Gay Households: 18 (34th highest)
% Gay Households: 0.82% (9th highest)
More on Montevallo:  Data | Photos

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, AL

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Households: 1,979
Rank Last Year: 8 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 16 (37th highest)
% Gay Households: 0.81% (10th highest)
More on Glencoe:  Data | Photos

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:

  • York
  • New Hope
  • Geneva

For more Alabama reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Alabama

Rank City Households % Gay Households
1 Weaver 1,114 1.97%
2 Fultondale 3,871 1.63%
3 Childersburg 2,218 1.35%
4 Heflin 1,368 1.24%
5 Monroeville 2,018 1.24%
6 Chickasaw 2,112 1.04%
7 Troy 6,926 0.88%
8 Margaret 1,259 0.87%
9 Montevallo 2,183 0.82%
10 Glencoe 1,979 0.81%
11 Chelsea 3,936 0.76%
12 Opelika 11,905 0.71%
13 Irondale 4,983 0.7%
14 La Fayette 1,098 0.64%
15 Daphne 9,229 0.62%
16 Fayette 1,824 0.6%
17 Rainsville 1,990 0.6%
18 Jasper 5,464 0.53%
19 Opp 2,666 0.49%
20 Helena 6,569 0.49%
21 Homewood 9,957 0.45%
22 Ozark 5,863 0.44%
23 Birmingham 90,149 0.43%
24 Northport 9,466 0.38%
25 Fort Payne 5,144 0.37%
26 Calera 4,967 0.36%
27 Leeds 4,502 0.36%
28 Decatur 22,069 0.35%
29 Jacksonville 4,500 0.33%
30 Southside 3,325 0.33%
31 Bay Minette 2,764 0.33%
32 Sheffield 4,051 0.32%
33 Madison 17,530 0.31%
34 Mobile 76,097 0.31%
35 Saraland 4,998 0.3%
36 Huntsville 81,296 0.29%
37 Clay 3,483 0.29%
38 Athens 9,256 0.26%
39 Alabaster 10,848 0.26%
40 Rainbow City 3,952 0.23%
41 Arab 3,089 0.23%
42 Andalusia 3,613 0.22%
43 Hartselle 5,494 0.22%
44 Florence 17,528 0.21%
45 Phenix City 14,612 0.21%
46 Dothan 26,086 0.2%
47 Hoover 32,936 0.18%
48 Auburn 22,588 0.17%
49 Prattville 13,710 0.17%
50 Gadsden 14,038 0.16%
51 Center Point 6,170 0.16%
52 Anniston 9,585 0.16%
53 Montgomery 79,433 0.16%
54 Enterprise 10,740 0.15%
55 Selma 7,874 0.14%
56 Bessemer 10,469 0.13%
57 Trussville 7,526 0.13%
58 Pike Road 3,152 0.13%
59 Vestavia Hills 13,129 0.11%
60 Fairfield 4,485 0.11%
61 Tuscaloosa 34,700 0.1%
62 Guntersville 3,340 0.06%
63 Oxford 7,916 0.05%
64 Pelham 8,737 0.03%
65 Piedmont 2,018 0.0%
66 Pell City 5,591 0.0%
67 Pinson 2,940 0.0%
68 Orange Beach 2,578 0.0%
69 Wetumpka 2,742 0.0%
70 Oneonta 2,344 0.0%
71 Warrior 1,522 0.0%
72 Valley Grande 1,403 0.0%
73 Tarrant 2,256 0.0%
74 Valley 3,582 0.0%
75 Tallassee 2,007 0.0%
76 Talladega 5,807 0.0%
77 Sylacauga 4,835 0.0%
78 Thomasville 1,672 0.0%
79 Sumiton 1,043 0.0%
80 Springville 1,544 0.0%
81 Spanish Fort 3,230 0.0%
82 Smiths Station 2,188 0.0%
83 Semmes 1,734 0.0%
84 Pleasant Grove 3,688 0.0%
85 Odenville 1,393 0.0%
86 Scottsboro 5,985 0.0%
87 Satsuma 2,251 0.0%
88 Tuskegee 3,080 0.0%
89 Russellville 3,208 0.0%
90 Robertsdale 2,112 0.0%
91 Roanoke 2,417 0.0%
92 Red Bay 1,207 0.0%
93 Union Springs 1,425 0.0%
94 Priceville 1,036 0.0%
95 Tuscumbia 3,326 0.0%
96 Prichard 7,390 0.0%
97 Adamsville 1,601 0.0%
98 Muscle Shoals 5,486 0.0%
99 Eutaw 1,012 0.0%
100 Eufaula 4,770 0.0%