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 0.37% of Colorado residents is gay? That ranks as the number 11 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 8,585 gay households in The Centennial State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Colorado.
After analyzing 98 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Colorado for 2020.
The 10 Gayest Places In Colorado For 2020
- Eagle (Photos)
- Leadville (Photos)
- Sheridan (Photos)
- Basalt (Photos)
- Fort Lupton (Photos)
- Denver (Photos)
- Glendale (Photos)
- Glenwood Springs (Photos)
- Milliken (Photos)
- Rifle (Photos)
What’s the gayest place in Colorado? According to the facts, Eagle is the gayest place in Colorado for 2020.
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.
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The 10 Gayest Cities In Colorado For 2020
Eagle is a statutory town that is the county seat of Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population was 6,508 at the 2010 census, up from 3,032 at the 2000 census.
The City of Fort Lupton is a Statutory City located in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The population was 6,787 as of the 2000 census.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12mi east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile above sea level, making it the highest major city in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station.
The City of Glenwood Springs is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Garfield County, Colorado, United States. Glenwood Springs is located at the confluence of the Roaring Fork River and the Colorado River, threading together the Roaring Fork Valley and a series of smaller towns up and down the Colorado River. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 9,614.
The Town of Milliken is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 5610 at the 2010 United States Census.
The City of Rifle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. The population was 9,172 at the 2010 census, up from 6,784 at the 2000 census. Rifle is a regional center of the cattle ranching industry located along Interstate 70 and the Colorado River just east of the Roan Plateau, which dominates the western skyline of the town. The town was founded in 1882 by Abram Maxfield, and was incorporated in 1905 along Rifle Creek, near its mouth on the Colorado. The community takes its name from the creek.
How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Colorado for 2020
In order to rank the gayest cities in Colorado, we used the 2014-2018 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 98 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 5.6% gay households. You can download the data here.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Colorado. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
There You Have It – The Most LGBT Friendly Cities In Colorado For 2020
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Colorado, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Colorado:
- Estes Park
- Federal Heights
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Colorado
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