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 0.33% of Indiana residents is gay? That ranks as the number 20 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 8,407 gay households in The Hoosier State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Indiana.
After analyzing 173 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Indiana for 2019:
- New Whiteland
- Brookville (Photos)
- Pittsboro (Photos)
- Newburgh (Photos)
- Mooresville (Photos)
- Columbia City (Photos)
- Alexandria (Photos)
- Monticello (Photos)
According to the facts, Scottsburg is the gayest place in Indiana 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 Indiana reading, check out:
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How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Indiana for 2019
In order to rank the gayest cities in Indiana, 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 173 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 2.3% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Indiana. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
Rank Last Year: 2 (Up 1)
Gay Households: 59 (20th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.3% (1st highest)
More on Scottsburg: Data
Scottsburg is a city in Vienna Township, Scott County, in the U.S. state of Indiana, about 30 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky. The population was 6,747 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Scott County.
Rank Last Year: 1 (Down 1)
Gay Households: 46 (26th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.13% (2nd highest)
More on New Whiteland: Data
New Whiteland is a town in Pleasant Township, Johnson County, Indiana, United States. The population was 5,472 at the 2010 census.
Rank Last Year: 131 (Up 125)
Gay Households: 21 (49th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.06% (6th highest)
More on Cicero: Data
Mooresville is a town in Brown Township, Morgan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 9,326.
Columbia City is a city in Columbia Township, Whitley County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 8,750 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Whitley County.
Alexandria is a city in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is about 46 miles northeast of Indianapolis. According to the 2010 census, its population was 5,145, a decrease of 17.8% from 6,260 in 2000.
Monticello is a city in Union Township, White County, Indiana, United States. The population was 5,378 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of White County.
There You Have It – The Most LGBT Friendly Cities In Indiana For 2019
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Indiana, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Indiana:
- Mount Vernon
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Indiana