These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Georgia 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 Georgia.

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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 0.38% of Georgia residents is gay? That ranks as the number 16 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 13,827 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 192 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Georgia for 2019:

  1. Lovejoy (Photos)
  2. Avondale Estates (Photos)
  3. Jonesboro (Photos)
  4. Thunderbolt
  5. Stone Mountain (Photos)
  6. Perry (Photos)
  7. Tybee Island (Photos)
  8. Montezuma (Photos)
  9. Monticello (Photos)
  10. Doraville (Photos)

According to the facts, Lovejoy is the gayest place in Georgia 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 Georgia reading, check out:

How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Georgia for 2019

In order to rank the gayest cities in Georgia, 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 192 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 4.45% 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.

Lovejoy, GA

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 1,796
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Gay Households: 80 (17th highest)
% Gay Households: 4.45% (1st highest)
More on Lovejoy:  Data | Photos

Avondale Estates, GA

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Households: 1,429
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Gay Households: 56 (24th highest)
% Gay Households: 3.92% (2nd highest)
More on Avondale Estates:  Data | Photos

Jonesboro, GA

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Households: 1,200
Rank Last Year: 5 (Up 2)
Gay Households: 35 (35th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.92% (3rd highest)
More on Jonesboro:  Data | Photos

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Households: 1,076
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Gay Households: 24 (46th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.23% (4th highest)
More on Thunderbolt:  Data

Stone Mountain, GA

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Households: 2,434
Rank Last Year: 52 (Up 47)
Gay Households: 48 (28th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.97% (5th highest)
More on Stone Mountain:  Data | Photos

Stone Mountain is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 5,802 at the 2010 census. Stone Mountain is located in the eastern part of DeKalb County and is a suburb of Atlanta. It lies near to but does not include the geological formation Stone Mountain.

Perry, GA

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Households: 5,539
Rank Last Year: 7 (Up 1)
Gay Households: 101 (12th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.82% (6th highest)
More on Perry:  Data | Photos

Perry is a city in Houston and Peach counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is the county seat of Houston County. The population was 13,839 at the 2010 census, up from 9,602 at the 2000 census. As of 2015 the estimated population was 15,457. It is part of the Warner Robins, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, within the Macon-Bibb County-Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area.

Tybee Island, GA

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Households: 1,268
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 4)
Gay Households: 23 (48th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.81% (7th highest)
More on Tybee Island:  Data | Photos

Montezuma, GA

Overall SnackAbility

1
/10

Households: 1,297
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Gay Households: 23 (48th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.77% (8th highest)
More on Montezuma:  Data | Photos

Monticello, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 1,008
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Gay Households: 16 (66th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.59% (9th highest)
More on Monticello:  Data | Photos

Doraville, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 3,070
Rank Last Year: 22 (Up 12)
Gay Households: 43 (30th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.4% (10th highest)
More on Doraville:  Data | Photos

Doraville is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The municipality is northeast of Atlanta. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 8,330.

There You Have It – The Most LGBT Friendly Cities In Georgia For 2019

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:

  • Wrightsville
  • Garden City
  • Hampton

For more Georgia reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Georgia

Rank City Households % Gay Households
1 Lovejoy 1,796 4.45%
2 Avondale Estates 1,429 3.92%
3 Jonesboro 1,200 2.92%
4 Thunderbolt 1,076 2.23%
5 Stone Mountain 2,434 1.97%
6 Perry 5,539 1.82%
7 Tybee Island 1,268 1.81%
8 Montezuma 1,297 1.77%
9 Monticello 1,008 1.59%
10 Doraville 3,070 1.4%
11 Royston 1,215 1.4%
12 Centerville 2,863 1.36%
13 Baxley 1,656 1.33%
14 Jefferson 3,712 1.19%
15 Villa Rica 5,399 1.17%
16 East Point 14,033 1.15%
17 Atlanta 192,929 1.1%
18 Chamblee 10,189 1.03%
19 Toccoa 2,916 0.99%
20 Dahlonega 1,949 0.82%
21 Smyrna 24,253 0.82%
22 Gainesville 12,582 0.79%
23 Holly Springs 3,848 0.78%
24 Douglasville 12,233 0.78%
25 Springfield 1,185 0.76%
26 Dunwoody 20,104 0.75%
27 Brookhaven 21,341 0.71%
28 Peachtree Corners 15,976 0.7%
29 Decatur 8,133 0.7%
30 Clarkston 3,772 0.66%
31 Barnesville 1,847 0.65%
32 Lafayette 2,827 0.64%
33 College Park 5,729 0.63%
34 Savannah 53,664 0.63%
35 Soperton 1,167 0.6%
36 Harlem 1,038 0.58%
37 Thomson 2,613 0.57%
38 Ringgold 1,430 0.56%
39 Kennesaw 12,988 0.54%
40 Dallas 4,573 0.52%
41 Monroe 4,923 0.51%
42 Covington 5,042 0.5%
43 Forest Park 6,505 0.49%
44 Lawrenceville 10,266 0.47%
45 Dalton 11,224 0.46%
46 Cumming 2,177 0.46%
47 Griffin 8,746 0.45%
48 Powder Springs 5,088 0.43%
49 Riverdale 6,031 0.41%
50 Newnan 14,259 0.41%
51 Hapeville 2,487 0.4%
52 Watkinsville 1,007 0.4%
53 Marietta 23,677 0.37%
54 Lagrange 10,908 0.37%
55 Alpharetta 23,299 0.34%
56 Acworth 8,314 0.32%
57 Roswell 34,214 0.32%
58 Stockbridge 9,813 0.32%
59 Adel 1,901 0.32%
60 Johns Creek 27,456 0.31%
61 Fairburn 4,816 0.31%
62 Snellville 5,977 0.3%
63 Fayetteville 6,546 0.29%
64 Dublin 5,696 0.28%
65 Conyers 5,743 0.28%
66 Swainsboro 2,526 0.28%
67 Milledgeville 6,307 0.27%
68 Sandersville 2,245 0.27%
69 Cartersville 7,497 0.27%
70 Sandy Springs 44,919 0.26%
71 Tifton 5,803 0.26%
72 Canton 8,984 0.24%
73 Albany 28,496 0.23%
74 Suwanee 6,384 0.22%
75 Columbus 73,179 0.21%
76 Statesboro 10,269 0.2%
77 Sugar Hill 6,721 0.19%
78 Woodstock 11,322 0.19%
79 Calhoun 5,622 0.18%
80 Warner Robins 28,574 0.17%
81 Brunswick 6,490 0.17%
82 Norcross 5,081 0.16%
83 Peachtree City 12,996 0.15%
84 Pooler 8,567 0.14%
85 Hinesville 13,194 0.14%
86 Rome 13,913 0.13%
87 Kingsland 5,907 0.12%
88 Jesup 2,995 0.1%
89 Valdosta 21,132 0.1%
90 Waycross 5,851 0.09%
91 Duluth 10,986 0.05%
92 Union City 8,213 0.0%
93 Pelham 1,286 0.0%
94 Ocilla 1,055 0.0%
95 Oakwood 1,475 0.0%
96 Tyrone 2,469 0.0%
97 Vidalia 4,169 0.0%
98 Nashville 1,985 0.0%
99 Moultrie 4,963 0.0%
100 Morrow 2,181 0.0%