These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Missouri


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\nWhen 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.\n\nWhile the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue.\n\nDid 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.\n\nOur goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Missouri.\n\nAfter analyzing 203 cities with over 1,000 households, we\’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Missouri:\n

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  1. Savannah (Photos)
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  3. Fulton (Photos)
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  5. Willard
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  7. Lake St. Louis (Photos)
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  9. Brookfield
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  11. Pevely (Photos)
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  13. Webb City (Photos)
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  15. Town And Country
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  17. Wright City
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  19. Richmond Heights
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\nRead 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.\n\n

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How do you determine the gayest city in Missouri?

\nIn order to rank the gayest cities in Missouri, we used the 2009-2014 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census. We looked at:\n

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  • Percentage of all households that are unmarried, same sex partners
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\n\nWe limited the analysis to non-CDPs that have over 1,000 households.\n\nWe ranked each place from 1 to 203 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.\n\nIn the end, Savannah ended up being the the most gay place with 2.48% gay households.\n\nRead 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.\n\n

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1. Savannah

\'Savannah,\n

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Population: 2,053
Gay Households: 51\n% Gay Households: 2.48%\n\n\n

2. Fulton

\'Fulton,\n

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Population: 4,161
Gay Households: 61\n% Gay Households: 1.47%\n\n\n

3. Willard

\n Population: 2,054
Gay Households: 30\n% Gay Households: 1.46%\n\n\n

4. Lake St. Louis

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Population: 5,767
Gay Households: 75\n% Gay Households: 1.3%\n\n\n

5. Brookfield

\n Population: 1,825
Gay Households: 23\n% Gay Households: 1.26%\n\n\n

6. Pevely

\'Pevely,\n

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Population: 2,404
Gay Households: 30\n% Gay Households: 1.25%\n\n\n

7. Webb City

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Population: 4,483
Gay Households: 56\n% Gay Households: 1.25%\n\n\n

8. Town And Country

\n Population: 3,658
Gay Households: 42\n% Gay Households: 1.15%\n\n\n

9. Wright City

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Population: 1,313
Gay Households: 15\n% Gay Households: 1.14%\n\n\n

10. Richmond Heights

\n Population: 4,032
Gay Households: 45\n% Gay Households: 1.12%\n\n

There You Have It

\nIf you\’re looking at the number of gay households in Missouri, this is an accurate list.\n\nIf you\’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Missouri:\n

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  1. Owensville
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  3. California
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  5. Northwoods
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\nFor more Missouri reading , check out:\n

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Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Missouri

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City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Savannah 1 0.02% 51 2,053
Fulton 2 0.01% 61 4,161
Willard 3 0.01% 30 2,054
Lake St. Louis 4 0.01% 75 5,767
Brookfield 5 0.01% 23 1,825
Pevely 6 0.01% 30 2,404
Webb City 7 0.01% 56 4,483
Town And Country 8 0.01% 42 3,658
Wright City 9 0.01% 15 1,313
Richmond Heights 10 0.01% 45 4,032
St. Ann 11 0.01% 68 6,177
University City 12 0.01% 166 15,837
Bridgeton 13 0.01% 49 4,658
St. Louis 14 0.01% 1,423 139,594
Crystal City 15 0.01% 18 1,789
Valley Park 16 0.01% 31 3,176
West Plains 17 0.01% 49 5,194
Lebanon 18 0.01% 56 6,007
Des Peres 19 0.01% 27 3,014
Pagedale 20 0.01% 11 1,239
Kansas City 21 0.01% 1,524 192,799
Cuba 22 0.01% 9 1,145
Webster Groves 23 0.01% 71 9,141
Ladue 24 0.01% 23 2,972
Cameron 25 0.01% 20 2,644
Marshfield 26 0.01% 20 2,661
New Madrid 27 0.01% 9 1,212
Blue Springs 28 0.01% 141 19,353
Brentwood 29 0.01% 27 3,791
Glendale 30 0.01% 15 2,159
Maryville 31 0.01% 31 4,547
Florissant 32 0.01% 145 21,305
Gladstone 33 0.01% 71 10,848
Portageville 34 0.01% 8 1,239
Belton 35 0.01% 53 8,327
Olivette 36 0.01% 19 3,101
Jefferson City 37 0.01% 101 16,829
Caruthersville 38 0.01% 15 2,544
Camdenton 39 0.01% 7 1,199
El Dorado Springs 40 0.01% 9 1,586
Raymore 41 0.01% 41 7,182
Columbia 42 0.01% 255 44,378
St. Charles 43 0.01% 149 26,604
Sugar Creek 44 0.01% 8 1,479
Independence 45 0.01% 253 48,170
Manchester 46 0.01% 36 6,921
Lee\’S Summit 47 0.01% 174 33,785
Palmyra 48 0.01% 7 1,364
De Soto 49 0.01% 14 2,755
Farmington 50 0.01% 31 6,187
Grandview 51 0.01% 48 9,534
Carthage 52 0.0% 25 5,083
Springfield 53 0.0% 337 70,788
Kearney 54 0.0% 15 3,118
Nixa 55 0.0% 34 7,268
Nevada 56 0.0% 15 3,326
Sikeston 57 0.0% 30 6,609
St. John 58 0.0% 12 2,727
Montgomery City 59 0.0% 5 1,157
Berkeley 60 0.0% 15 3,698
Trenton 61 0.0% 10 2,497
St. Joseph 62 0.0% 114 28,825
Maryland Heights 63 0.0% 47 11,641
Troy 64 0.0% 16 3,996
Liberty 65 0.0% 42 10,779
Marshall 66 0.0% 18 4,784
Overland 67 0.0% 25 6,518
St. Robert 68 0.0% 7 1,862
Branson 69 0.0% 18 4,822
Boonville 70 0.0% 11 2,977
Chesterfield 71 0.0% 69 19,196
Kirkwood 72 0.0% 42 12,011
Poplar Bluff 73 0.0% 23 7,125
Hannibal 74 0.0% 22 7,060
Raytown 75 0.0% 34 11,513
O\’Fallon 76 0.0% 84 29,130
Maplewood 77 0.0% 13 4,509
Union 78 0.0% 12 4,134
St. Peters 79 0.0% 60 21,539
Perryville 80 0.0% 9 3,378
Wildwood 81 0.0% 32 12,082
Cottleville 82 0.0% 3 1,255
Bellefontaine Neighbors 83 0.0% 10 4,136
Bolivar 84 0.0% 9 4,142
Crestwood 85 0.0% 11 4,941
Republic 86 0.0% 13 5,820
Arnold 87 0.0% 18 8,204
Sedalia 88 0.0% 19 8,875
Joplin 89 0.0% 42 20,914
Sunset Hills 90 0.0% 6 3,138
Cape Girardeau 91 0.0% 29 15,279
Mexico 92 0.0% 8 4,478
Dexter 93 0.0% 6 3,357
Warrensburg 94 0.0% 11 6,913
Ferguson 95 0.0% 13 8,557
Kirksville 96 0.0% 10 6,470
Washington 97 0.0% 8 5,847
North Kansas City 98 0.0% 3 2,381
Creve Coeur 99 0.0% 10 7,414
Ballwin 100 0.0% 15 11,498

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