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 0.4% of Missouri residents is gay? That ranks 28 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Show Me State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Missouri.
After analyzing 203 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Missouri:
- Savannah (Photos)
- Fulton (Photos)
- Lake St. Louis (Photos)
- Pevely (Photos)
- Webb City (Photos)
- Town And Country (Photos)
- Wright City
- Richmond Heights (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 Missouri.
How do you determine the gayest city in Missouri?
In order to rank the gayest cities in Missouri, 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 203 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, Savannah ended up being the the most gay place with 2.48% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Missouri. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
Households: 2,053Gay Households: 51
% Gay Households: 2.48%
Households: 4,161Gay Households: 61
% Gay Households: 1.47%
Households: 2,054 Gay Households: 30
% Gay Households: 1.46%
4. Lake St. Louis
Households: 5,767Gay Households: 75
% Gay Households: 1.3%
Households: 1,825 Gay Households: 23
% Gay Households: 1.26%
Households: 2,404Gay Households: 30
% Gay Households: 1.25%
7. Webb City
Households: 4,483Gay Households: 56
% Gay Households: 1.25%
8. Town And Country
Households: 3,658 Gay Households: 42
% Gay Households: 1.15%
9. Wright City
Households: 1,313Gay Households: 15
% Gay Households: 1.14%
10. Richmond Heights
Households: 4,032Gay Households: 45
% Gay Households: 1.12%
There You Have It
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Missouri, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Missouri:
For more Missouri reading , check out:
- These Are The 10 Fastest Growing Cities In Missouri
- A Hilarious Look At The 10 Most Redneck Cities In Missouri
- These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In Missouri
Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Missouri
|City||Rank||% Gay Households|
|Lake St. Louis||4||0.01%|
|Town And Country||8||0.01%|
|El Dorado Springs||40||0.01%|
|North Kansas City||98||0.0%|