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 0.27% of Minnesota residents is gay? That ranks as the number 29 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 6,343 gay households in The North Star State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Minnesota.
After analyzing 229 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Minnesota for 2020.
The 10 Gayest Places In Minnesota For 2020
- Pine Island (Photos)
- St. Anthony (Photos)
- Delano (Photos)
- Wabasha (Photos)
- Le Center (Photos)
- Robbinsdale (Photos)
- Minnetrista (Photos)
- Minneapolis (Photos)
What’s the gayest place in Minnesota? According to the facts, Pine Island is the gayest place in Minnesota 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 Minnesota For 2020
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Gay Households: 20 (52nd highest)
% Gay Households: 1.79% (2nd highest)
More on Medina: Data
St. Anthony, also known as Saint Anthony Village, is a city in Hennepin and Ramsey counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. At the 2010 census the population was 8,226, of whom 5,156 lived in the larger Hennepin County part of the city and 3,070 in the Ramsey County part. The city is run by a five-member council consisting of a mayor and four council members who serve four-year terms.
Delano is a city in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,464 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Robbinsdale is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,953 at the 2010 census.
Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 3)
Gay Households: 66 (16th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.11% (9th highest)
More on Otsego: Data
Otsego is a city in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,571 at the 2010 census.
Minneapolis ) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2016, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 413,651. The Twin Cities metropolitan area consists of Minneapolis, its neighbor Saint Paul, and suburbs which together contain about 3.5 million people, the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago.
How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Minnesota for 2020
In order to rank the gayest cities in Minnesota, 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 229 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 2.44% gay households. You can download the data here.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Minnesota. 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 Minnesota For 2020
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Minnesota, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Minnesota:
- Long Prairie
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Minnesota
|16||South St. Paul||8,079|
|24||St. Louis Park||23,187|
|26||Spring Lake Park||2,807|
|37||White Bear Lake||10,638|
|79||North St. Paul||4,913|
|81||Norwood Young America||1,447|
|84||Oak Park Heights||1,824|