These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Georgia


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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 0.49% 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:

  1. Tybee Island (Photos)
  2. Avondale Estates (Photos)
  3. Lovejoy (Photos)
  4. Cuthbert (Photos)
  5. Rossville
  6. Jonesboro (Photos)
  7. Perry (Photos)
  8. Barnesville (Photos)
  9. Royston
  10. 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.

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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.

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1. Tybee Island

Tybee Island, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,307
Gay Households: 48
% Gay Households: 3.67%

2. Avondale Estates

Avondale Estates, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,181
Gay Households: 40
% Gay Households: 3.39%

3. Lovejoy

Lovejoy, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,009
Gay Households: 66
% Gay Households: 3.29%

4. Cuthbert

Cuthbert, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,390
Gay Households: 39
% Gay Households: 2.81%

5. Rossville


Population: 1,626
Gay Households: 43
% Gay Households: 2.64%

6. Jonesboro

Jonesboro, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,136
Gay Households: 29
% Gay Households: 2.55%

7. Perry

Perry, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 4,818
Gay Households: 96
% Gay Households: 1.99%

8. Barnesville

Barnesville, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,138
Gay Households: 41
% Gay Households: 1.92%

9. Royston


Population: 1,071
Gay Households: 20
% Gay Households: 1.87%

10. Decatur

Decatur, Georgia

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 7,987
Gay 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:

  1. Wrightsville
  2. Gray
  3. Hawkinsville

For more Georgia reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Georgia

City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Tybee Island 1 0.04% 48 1,307
Avondale Estates 2 0.03% 40 1,181
Lovejoy 3 0.03% 66 2,009
Cuthbert 4 0.03% 39 1,390
Rossville 5 0.03% 43 1,626
Jonesboro 6 0.03% 29 1,136
Perry 7 0.02% 96 4,818
Barnesville 8 0.02% 41 2,138
Royston 9 0.02% 20 1,071
Decatur 10 0.02% 140 7,987
Atlanta 11 0.01% 2,661 181,681
East Point 12 0.01% 185 12,745
Cumming 13 0.01% 26 1,892
Hapeville 14 0.01% 32 2,447
Chamblee 15 0.01% 76 5,890
Thunderbolt 16 0.01% 13 1,013
Waycross 17 0.01% 75 6,033
College Park 18 0.01% 64 5,235
Millen 19 0.01% 13 1,093
Acworth 20 0.01% 87 8,000
Doraville 21 0.01% 33 3,200
Tyrone 22 0.01% 24 2,381
Thomaston 23 0.01% 34 3,471
Smyrna 24 0.01% 194 23,305
Powder Springs 25 0.01% 39 4,901
Monroe 26 0.01% 37 5,034
Brookhaven 27 0.01% 149 21,153
Watkinsville 28 0.01% 7 1,016
Milledgeville 29 0.01% 42 6,126
Centerville 30 0.01% 18 2,646
Marietta 31 0.01% 150 22,261
Clarkston 32 0.01% 15 2,264
Kingsland 33 0.01% 38 5,803
Gainesville 34 0.01% 74 11,339
Fairburn 35 0.01% 30 4,706
Woodstock 36 0.01% 60 9,617
Cartersville 37 0.01% 44 7,137
Sugar Hill 38 0.01% 39 6,491
Norcross 39 0.01% 28 4,876
Statesboro 40 0.01% 57 10,127
Peachtree Corners 41 0.01% 82 14,699
Soperton 42 0.01% 6 1,077
Union City 43 0.01% 44 7,869
Stockbridge 44 0.01% 51 9,473
Canton 45 0.01% 46 8,442
Cochran 46 0.01% 7 1,334
Euharlee 47 0.01% 7 1,338
Savannah 48 0.01% 269 52,264
Suwanee 49 0.01% 28 5,466
Douglasville 50 0.0% 57 11,597
Jefferson 51 0.0% 17 3,473
Dalton 52 0.0% 55 11,446
Ringgold 53 0.0% 7 1,502
Dunwoody 54 0.0% 89 19,344
Brunswick 55 0.0% 27 5,869
Rome 56 0.0% 61 13,577
Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Government (Balance) 57 0.0% 318 70,256
Sandy Springs 58 0.0% 191 42,196
Snellville 59 0.0% 28 6,176
Toccoa 60 0.0% 13 2,966
Conyers 61 0.0% 22 5,072
Roswell 62 0.0% 146 34,408
Warner Robins 63 0.0% 110 26,574
Kennesaw 64 0.0% 47 12,126
Duluth 65 0.0% 41 10,558
Fayetteville 66 0.0% 23 6,058
Byron 67 0.0% 7 1,823
Pooler 68 0.0% 28 7,668
Tifton 69 0.0% 21 5,626
Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (Balance) 70 0.0% 151 41,606
Douglas 71 0.0% 15 4,221
Loganville 72 0.0% 13 3,581
Newnan 73 0.0% 45 12,697
Fitzgerald 74 0.0% 11 3,130
Columbus 75 0.0% 248 72,556
Griffin 76 0.0% 29 8,691
Alpharetta 77 0.0% 74 22,200
Holly Springs 78 0.0% 11 3,446
Albany 79 0.0% 94 28,979
St. Marys 80 0.0% 20 6,488
Forsyth 81 0.0% 4 1,424
Calhoun 82 0.0% 15 5,477
Buford 83 0.0% 11 4,065
Lawrenceville 84 0.0% 26 9,679
Vidalia 85 0.0% 11 4,178
Alma 86 0.0% 3 1,153
Johns Creek 87 0.0% 59 26,501
Bainbridge 88 0.0% 10 5,113
Lagrange 89 0.0% 19 10,713
Hinesville 90 0.0% 20 12,747
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Unified Government 91 0.0% 3 2,602
Valdosta 92 0.0% 20 21,199
Webster County Unified Government 93 0.0% 0 1,175
Pelham 94 0.0% 0 1,639
Oakwood 95 0.0% 0 1,611
Pembroke 96 0.0% 0 1,033
Palmetto 97 0.0% 0 1,570
Winder 98 0.0% 0 4,693
Nashville 99 0.0% 0 1,854
Waynesboro 100 0.0% 0 2,055

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