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 0.31% of Kansas residents is gay? That ranks 39 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Sunflower State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Kansas.
After analyzing 103 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Kansas:
- De Soto (Photos)
- Phillipsburg (Photos)
- Hugoton (Photos)
- Wamego (Photos)
- Ottawa (Photos)
- Concordia (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 Kansas.
How do you determine the gayest city in Kansas?
In order to rank the gayest cities in Kansas, 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 103 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, De Soto ended up being the the most gay place with 2.41% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Kansas. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
1. De Soto
Population: 2,071Gay Households: 50
% Gay Households: 2.41%
Population: 1,230 Gay Households: 28
% Gay Households: 2.28%
Population: 1,680 Gay Households: 32
% Gay Households: 1.9%
Population: 1,108Gay Households: 13
% Gay Households: 1.17%
Population: 1,458 Gay Households: 15
% Gay Households: 1.03%
Population: 1,339Gay Households: 13
% Gay Households: 0.97%
Population: 1,631Gay Households: 14
% Gay Households: 0.86%
Population: 4,950 Gay Households: 41
% Gay Households: 0.83%
Population: 5,042Gay Households: 41
% Gay Households: 0.81%
Population: 2,177Gay Households: 15
% Gay Households: 0.69%
There You Have It
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Kansas, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Kansas:
For more Kansas reading , check out:
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- These Are The 10 Most Stressed Out Places In Kansas – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Most Kickass Places To Live In Kansas
Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Kansas
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