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 0.34% of Nebraska residents is gay? That ranks 36 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Cornhusker State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Nebraska.
After analyzing 51 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Nebraska:
- Scottsbluff (Photos)
- Nebraska City (Photos)
- Omaha (Photos)
- Lincoln (Photos)
- Fremont (Photos)
- Holdrege (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 Nebraska.
How do you determine the gayest city in Nebraska?
In order to rank the gayest cities in Nebraska, 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 51 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, Valentine ended up being the the most gay place with 1.12% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Nebraska. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
Population: 1,253Gay Households: 14
% Gay Households: 1.12%
Population: 1,432Gay Households: 14
% Gay Households: 0.98%
Population: 2,163Gay Households: 21
% Gay Households: 0.97%
Population: 6,028Gay Households: 51
% Gay Households: 0.85%
5. Nebraska City
Population: 3,103Gay Households: 18
% Gay Households: 0.58%
Population: 172,034Gay Households: 882
% Gay Households: 0.51%
Population: 106,512Gay Households: 532
% Gay Households: 0.5%
Population: 10,668Gay Households: 51
% Gay Households: 0.48%
Population: 2,384Gay Households: 11
% Gay Households: 0.46%
Population: 1,786Gay Households: 8
% Gay Households: 0.45%
There You Have It
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Nebraska, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Nebraska:
- West Point
For more Nebraska reading , check out:
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- These Are The 10 Drunkest Cities In Nebraska – RoadSnacks
- These Are The 10 Dumbest Cities In Nebraska – RoadSnacks
Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Nebraska
|City||Rank||% Gay Households|
|South Sioux City||28||0.0%|