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 0.28% of Louisiana residents is gay? That ranks as the number 21 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 5,200 gay households in The Pelican State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Louisiana.
After analyzing 100 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Louisiana for 2020.
The 10 Gayest Places In Louisiana For 2020
- Church Point
- Rayville (Photos)
- Mamou (Photos)
- Scott (Photos)
- Abita Springs (Photos)
- Sunset (Photos)
- Monroe (Photos)
- Broussard (Photos)
- New Orleans (Photos)
What’s the gayest place in Louisiana? According to the facts, Church Point is the gayest place in Louisiana for 2020.
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.
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The 10 Gayest Cities In Louisiana For 2020
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Gay Households: 58 (8th highest)
% Gay Households: 6.02% (1st highest)
More on Church Point: Data
Scott is the fourth largest municipality in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population rose to over 8,000 according to the 2010 census results. Scott is a suburb of Lafayette and is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 10 (34th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.59% (5th highest)
More on Iowa: Data
Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish. In the official 2010 census, Monroe had a population of 48,815. The municipal population declined by 8.1 percent over the past decade; it was 53,107 in the 2000 census. After a recheck in 2012, the Census Bureau changed the 2010 population from 48,815 to 49,147. Mayor Jamie Mayo, however, maintains that the Monroe population is more than 50,000 and indicated that he will pursue a continued challenge to the count.
Broussard is a small city in Lafayette parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 6,754 from the 2005 Census Est.
New Orleans ) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Louisiana for 2020
In order to rank the gayest cities in Louisiana, we used the 2014-2018 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 100 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 6.02% gay households. You can download the data here.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Louisiana. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
There You Have It – The Most LGBT Friendly Cities In Louisiana For 2020
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Louisiana, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Louisiana:
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Louisiana