Gayest Places In Louisiana For 2020


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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our sixth time ranking the gayest places in Louisiana.

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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 0.28% 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

  1. Church Point
  2. Rayville (Photos)
  3. Mamou (Photos)
  4. Scott (Photos)
  5. Iowa
  6. Abita Springs (Photos)
  7. Sunset (Photos)
  8. Monroe (Photos)
  9. Broussard (Photos)
  10. 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.

For more Louisiana reading, check out:

The 10 Gayest Cities In Louisiana For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

2
/10

Households: 1,926
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Gay Households: 58 (8th highest)
% Gay Households: 6.02% (1st highest)
More on Church Point:  Data

Rayville, LA

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Households: 1,388
Rank Last Year: 53 (Up 51)
Gay Households: 22 (18th highest)
% Gay Households: 3.17% (2nd highest)
More on Rayville:  Data | Photos

Mamou, LA

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Households: 1,046
Rank Last Year:
Gay Households: 16 (30th highest)
% Gay Households: 3.06% (3rd highest)
More on Mamou:  Data | Photos

Scott, LA

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Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Households: 3,308
Rank Last Year: 2 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 47 (10th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.36% (4th highest)
More on Scott:  Data | Photos

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.

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Households: 1,261
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 10 (34th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.59% (5th highest)
More on Iowa:  Data

Abita Springs, LA

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 1,018
Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 6 (43rd highest)
% Gay Households: 1.18% (6th highest)
More on Abita Springs:  Data | Photos

Sunset, LA

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Households: 1,101
Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 1)
Gay Households: 6 (43rd highest)
% Gay Households: 1.09% (7th highest)
More on Sunset:  Data | Photos

Monroe, LA

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Households: 17,549
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 3)
Gay Households: 110 (6th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.08% (8th highest)
More on Monroe:  Data | Photos

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, LA

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Households: 4,147
Rank Last Year: 67 (Up 58)
Gay Households: 18 (28th highest)
% Gay Households: 0.87% (9th highest)
More on Broussard:  Data | Photos

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, LA

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Households: 154,036
Rank Last Year: 7 (Down 3)
Gay Households: 992 (1st highest)
% Gay Households: 0.87% (10th highest)
More on New Orleans:  Data | Photos

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:

  • Kaplan
  • Haynesville
  • Franklin

For more Louisiana reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Louisiana

Rank City Households % Gay Households
1 Church Point 1,926 6.02%
2 Rayville 1,388 3.17%
3 Mamou 1,046 3.06%
4 Scott 3,308 2.36%
5 Iowa 1,261 1.59%
6 Abita Springs 1,018 1.18%
7 Sunset 1,101 1.09%
8 Monroe 17,549 1.08%
9 Broussard 4,147 0.87%
10 New Orleans 154,036 0.87%
11 Baker 4,827 0.79%
12 Gonzales 4,195 0.72%
13 Eunice 3,734 0.7%
14 Morgan City 4,707 0.68%
15 Ponchatoula 2,672 0.6%
16 West Monroe 5,284 0.57%
17 Carencro 3,310 0.54%
18 Shreveport 75,842 0.5%
19 New Iberia 11,141 0.5%
20 Lafayette 50,416 0.5%
21 Thibodaux 5,692 0.46%
22 Baton Rouge 85,263 0.41%
23 Opelousas 6,154 0.39%
24 Zachary 5,517 0.36%
25 Bossier City 26,552 0.27%
26 Hammond 6,604 0.15%
27 Slidell 10,168 0.14%
28 Kenner 24,918 0.14%
29 Lake Charles 32,012 0.12%
30 Deridder 3,764 0.11%
31 Springhill 2,223 0.0%
32 Westwego 3,415 0.0%
33 Winnfield 2,022 0.0%
34 Vidalia 1,584 0.0%
35 Natchitoches 6,260 0.0%
36 Winnsboro 1,597 0.0%
37 New Roads 1,784 0.0%
38 Ville Platte 2,997 0.0%
39 Minden 4,954 0.0%
40 Marksville 2,114 0.0%
41 Vivian 1,383 0.0%
42 Oakdale 2,092 0.0%
43 Patterson 2,265 0.0%
44 St. Gabriel 1,563 0.0%
45 Pineville 4,911 0.0%
46 Plaquemine 2,468 0.0%
47 Walker 2,368 0.0%
48 Port Allen 2,162 0.0%
49 Vinton 1,272 0.0%
50 Westlake 1,827 0.0%
51 Sulphur 7,989 0.0%
52 Ruston 7,831 0.0%
53 Welsh 1,146 0.0%
54 St. Martinville 2,369 0.0%
55 Mansfield 1,746 0.0%
56 Tallulah 2,671 0.0%
57 Rayne 2,952 0.0%
58 Abbeville 4,519 0.0%
59 Lutcher 1,440 0.0%
60 Denham Springs 3,718 0.0%
61 Delhi 1,093 0.0%
62 Crowley 4,986 0.0%
63 Covington 3,650 0.0%
64 Central 10,278 0.0%
65 Bunkie 1,544 0.0%
66 Brusly 1,050 0.0%
67 Breaux Bridge 3,075 0.0%
68 Bogalusa 4,604 0.0%
69 Blanchard 1,163 0.0%
70 Berwick 1,689 0.0%
71 Bastrop 3,880 0.0%
72 Ball 1,368 0.0%
73 Arcadia 1,107 0.0%
74 Amite City 1,513 0.0%
75 Alexandria 18,109 0.0%
76 Addis 1,684 0.0%
77 Dequincy 1,012 0.0%
78 Donaldsonville 2,900 0.0%
79 Farmerville 1,043 0.0%
80 Ferriday 1,325 0.0%
81 Leesville 2,374 0.0%
82 Lake Providence 1,344 0.0%
83 Youngsville 4,143 0.0%
84 Jonesboro 1,377 0.0%
85 Jennings 3,773 0.0%
86 Jena 1,276 0.0%
87 Jeanerette 1,973 0.0%
88 Houma 12,291 0.0%
89 Mandeville 4,679 0.0%
90 Homer 1,282 0.0%
91 Haughton 1,167 0.0%
92 Harahan 3,752 0.0%
93 Gretna 7,120 0.0%
94 Greenwood 1,321 0.0%
95 Gramercy 1,278 0.0%
96 Grambling 1,779 0.0%
97 Franklinton 1,672 0.0%
98 Franklin 2,631 0.0%
99 Haynesville 1,046 0.0%
100 Kaplan 1,681 0.0%

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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