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 0.49% of Georgia residents is gay? That ranks 17 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Peach State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Georgia.
After analyzing 199 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Georgia:
- Tybee Island (Photos)
- Avondale Estates (Photos)
- Lovejoy (Photos)
- Cuthbert (Photos)
- Jonesboro (Photos)
- Perry (Photos)
- Barnesville (Photos)
- Decatur (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 Georgia.
How do you determine the gayest city in Georgia?
In order to rank the gayest cities in Georgia, 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 199 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, Tybee Island ended up being the the most gay place with 3.67% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Georgia. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
1. Tybee Island
Population: 1,307Gay Households: 48
% Gay Households: 3.67%
2. Avondale Estates
Population: 1,181Gay Households: 40
% Gay Households: 3.39%
Population: 2,009Gay Households: 66
% Gay Households: 3.29%
Population: 1,390Gay Households: 39
% Gay Households: 2.81%
Population: 1,626 Gay Households: 43
% Gay Households: 2.64%
Population: 1,136Gay Households: 29
% Gay Households: 2.55%
Population: 4,818Gay Households: 96
% Gay Households: 1.99%
Population: 2,138Gay Households: 41
% Gay Households: 1.92%
Population: 1,071 Gay Households: 20
% Gay Households: 1.87%
Population: 7,987Gay Households: 140
% Gay Households: 1.75%
There You Have It
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Georgia, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Georgia:
For more Georgia reading , check out:
- These Are The 10 Sexiest Cities In Georgia – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Snobbiest Cities In Georgia – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Drunkest Cities In Georgia – RoadSnacks
Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Georgia
|City||Rank||% Gay Households|
|Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Government (Balance)||57||0.0%|
|Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (Balance)||70||0.0%|
|Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Unified Government||91||0.0%|
|Webster County Unified Government||93||0.0%|