These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Missouri


We looked at years of data to determine which Missouri cities have the most pride

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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:

  1. Savannah (Photos)
  2. Fulton (Photos)
  3. Willard
  4. Lake St. Louis (Photos)
  5. Brookfield
  6. Pevely (Photos)
  7. Webb City (Photos)
  8. Town And Country (Photos)
  9. Wright City
  10. 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.

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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.

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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.

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1. Savannah

Savannah, Missouri

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 2,053
Gay Households: 51
% Gay Households: 2.48%

2. Fulton

Fulton, Missouri

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 4,161
Gay Households: 61
% Gay Households: 1.47%

3. Willard

Source: Google Maps

Households: 2,054
Gay Households: 30
% Gay Households: 1.46%

4. Lake St. Louis

Lake St. Louis, Missouri

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 5,767
Gay Households: 75
% Gay Households: 1.3%

5. Brookfield

Source: Google Maps

Households: 1,825
Gay Households: 23
% Gay Households: 1.26%

6. Pevely

Pevely, Missouri

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 2,404
Gay Households: 30
% Gay Households: 1.25%

7. Webb City

Webb City, Missouri

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 4,483
Gay Households: 56
% Gay Households: 1.25%

8. Town And Country

Source: Google Maps

Households: 3,658
Gay Households: 42
% Gay Households: 1.15%

9. Wright City

Wright City, Missouri

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 1,313
Gay Households: 15
% Gay Households: 1.14%

10. Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights, Missouri

Source: Flickr

Households: 4,032
Gay 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:

  1. Owensville
  2. California
  3. Northwoods

For more Missouri reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Missouri

City Rank % Gay Households Households Gay Households
Savannah 1 0.02% 2,053 5,100
Fulton 2 0.01% 4,161 6,100
Willard 3 0.01% 2,054 3,000
Lake St. Louis 4 0.01% 5,767 7,500
Brookfield 5 0.01% 1,825 2,300
Pevely 6 0.01% 2,404 3,000
Webb City 7 0.01% 4,483 5,600
Town And Country 8 0.01% 3,658 4,200
Wright City 9 0.01% 1,313 1,500
Richmond Heights 10 0.01% 4,032 4,500
St. Ann 11 0.01% 6,177 6,800
University City 12 0.01% 15,837 16,600
Bridgeton 13 0.01% 4,658 4,900
St. Louis 14 0.01% 139,594 142,300
Crystal City 15 0.01% 1,789 1,800
Valley Park 16 0.01% 3,176 3,100
West Plains 17 0.01% 5,194 4,900
Lebanon 18 0.01% 6,007 5,600
Des Peres 19 0.01% 3,014 2,700
Pagedale 20 0.01% 1,239 1,100
Kansas City 21 0.01% 192,799 152,400
Cuba 22 0.01% 1,145 900
Webster Groves 23 0.01% 9,141 7,100
Ladue 24 0.01% 2,972 2,300
Cameron 25 0.01% 2,644 2,000
Marshfield 26 0.01% 2,661 2,000
New Madrid 27 0.01% 1,212 900
Blue Springs 28 0.01% 19,353 14,100
Brentwood 29 0.01% 3,791 2,700
Glendale 30 0.01% 2,159 1,500
Maryville 31 0.01% 4,547 3,100
Florissant 32 0.01% 21,305 14,500
Gladstone 33 0.01% 10,848 7,100
Portageville 34 0.01% 1,239 800
Belton 35 0.01% 8,327 5,300
Olivette 36 0.01% 3,101 1,900
Jefferson City 37 0.01% 16,829 10,100
Caruthersville 38 0.01% 2,544 1,500
Camdenton 39 0.01% 1,199 700
El Dorado Springs 40 0.01% 1,586 900
Raymore 41 0.01% 7,182 4,100
Columbia 42 0.01% 44,378 25,500
St. Charles 43 0.01% 26,604 14,900
Sugar Creek 44 0.01% 1,479 800
Independence 45 0.01% 48,170 25,300
Manchester 46 0.01% 6,921 3,600
Lee’S Summit 47 0.01% 33,785 17,400
Palmyra 48 0.01% 1,364 700
De Soto 49 0.01% 2,755 1,400
Farmington 50 0.01% 6,187 3,100
Grandview 51 0.01% 9,534 4,800
Carthage 52 0.0% 5,083 2,500
Springfield 53 0.0% 70,788 33,700
Kearney 54 0.0% 3,118 1,500
Nixa 55 0.0% 7,268 3,400
Nevada 56 0.0% 3,326 1,500
Sikeston 57 0.0% 6,609 3,000
St. John 58 0.0% 2,727 1,200
Montgomery City 59 0.0% 1,157 500
Berkeley 60 0.0% 3,698 1,500
Trenton 61 0.0% 2,497 1,000
St. Joseph 62 0.0% 28,825 11,400
Maryland Heights 63 0.0% 11,641 4,700
Troy 64 0.0% 3,996 1,600
Liberty 65 0.0% 10,779 4,200
Marshall 66 0.0% 4,784 1,800
Overland 67 0.0% 6,518 2,500
St. Robert 68 0.0% 1,862 700
Branson 69 0.0% 4,822 1,800
Boonville 70 0.0% 2,977 1,100
Chesterfield 71 0.0% 19,196 6,900
Kirkwood 72 0.0% 12,011 4,200
Poplar Bluff 73 0.0% 7,125 2,300
Hannibal 74 0.0% 7,060 2,200
Raytown 75 0.0% 11,513 3,400
O’Fallon 76 0.0% 29,130 8,400
Maplewood 77 0.0% 4,509 1,300
Union 78 0.0% 4,134 1,200
St. Peters 79 0.0% 21,539 6,000
Perryville 80 0.0% 3,378 900
Wildwood 81 0.0% 12,082 3,200
Cottleville 82 0.0% 1,255 300
Bellefontaine Neighbors 83 0.0% 4,136 1,000
Bolivar 84 0.0% 4,142 900
Crestwood 85 0.0% 4,941 1,100
Republic 86 0.0% 5,820 1,300
Arnold 87 0.0% 8,204 1,800
Sedalia 88 0.0% 8,875 1,900
Joplin 89 0.0% 20,914 4,200
Sunset Hills 90 0.0% 3,138 600
Cape Girardeau 91 0.0% 15,279 2,900
Mexico 92 0.0% 4,478 800
Dexter 93 0.0% 3,357 600
Warrensburg 94 0.0% 6,913 1,100
Ferguson 95 0.0% 8,557 1,300
Kirksville 96 0.0% 6,470 1,000
Washington 97 0.0% 5,847 800
North Kansas City 98 0.0% 2,381 300
Creve Coeur 99 0.0% 7,414 1,000
Ballwin 100 0.0% 11,498 1,500

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