These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Ohio


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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 0.41% of Ohio residents is gay? That ranks 27 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Buckeye State.\n\nOur goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Ohio.\n\nAfter analyzing 357 cities with over 1,000 households, we\’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Ohio:\n

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  1. Granville (Photos)
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  3. Orange
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  5. Trenton (Photos)
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  7. South Lebanon
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  9. Moreland Hills (Photos)
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  11. Yellow Springs (Photos)
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  13. Amberley (Photos)
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  15. Grandview Heights (Photos)
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  17. West Union (Photos)
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  19. Oxford (Photos)
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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 Ohio.\n\n

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How do you determine the gayest city in Ohio?

\nIn order to rank the gayest cities in Ohio, 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 357 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.\n\nIn the end, Granville ended up being the the most gay place with 5.59% gay households.\n\nRead on below to learn more about the gayest places in Ohio. 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. Granville

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Population: 1,466
Gay Households: 82\n% Gay Households: 5.59%\n\n\n

2. Orange

\n Population: 1,334
Gay Households: 28\n% Gay Households: 2.1%\n\n\n

3. Trenton

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Population: 4,267
Gay Households: 82\n% Gay Households: 1.92%\n\n\n

4. South Lebanon

\n Population: 1,890
Gay Households: 36\n% Gay Households: 1.9%\n\n\n

5. Moreland Hills

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Population: 1,279
Gay Households: 24\n% Gay Households: 1.88%\n\n\n

6. Yellow Springs

\'Yellow\n

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Population: 1,702
Gay Households: 30\n% Gay Households: 1.76%\n\n\n

7. Amberley

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Population: 1,316
Gay Households: 22\n% Gay Households: 1.67%\n\n\n

8. Grandview Heights

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Population: 2,732
Gay Households: 45\n% Gay Households: 1.65%\n\n\n

9. West Union

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Population: 1,289
Gay Households: 21\n% Gay Households: 1.63%\n\n\n

10. Oxford

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Population: 5,561
Gay Households: 89\n% Gay Households: 1.6%\n\n

There You Have It

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

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  1. Ada
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  3. Harrison
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  5. Powell
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\nFor more Ohio reading , check out:\n

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Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Ohio

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City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Granville 1 0.06% 82 1,466
Orange 2 0.02% 28 1,334
Trenton 3 0.02% 82 4,267
South Lebanon 4 0.02% 36 1,890
Moreland Hills 5 0.02% 24 1,279
Yellow Springs 6 0.02% 30 1,702
Amberley 7 0.02% 22 1,316
Grandview Heights 8 0.02% 45 2,732
West Union 9 0.02% 21 1,289
Oxford 10 0.02% 89 5,561
New Lexington 11 0.02% 26 1,684
Bexley 12 0.01% 61 4,532
Silverton 13 0.01% 32 2,456
Buckeye Lake 14 0.01% 14 1,234
Lockland 15 0.01% 15 1,322
Canal Winchester 16 0.01% 31 2,738
Sidney 17 0.01% 90 8,456
Carrollton 18 0.01% 12 1,228
Montpelier 19 0.01% 15 1,637
Defiance 20 0.01% 63 6,917
Bellefontaine 21 0.01% 48 5,447
Columbus 22 0.01% 2,917 329,994
Fostoria 23 0.01% 48 5,453
Eaton 24 0.01% 29 3,289
Parma Heights 25 0.01% 77 8,936
Ironton 26 0.01% 38 4,468
Whitehouse 27 0.01% 13 1,570
Blue Ash 28 0.01% 44 5,299
Delta 29 0.01% 11 1,336
Alliance 30 0.01% 71 8,706
Bowling Green 31 0.01% 89 11,007
University Heights 32 0.01% 38 4,666
Ottawa Hills 33 0.01% 13 1,645
Berea 34 0.01% 58 7,447
Lakewood 35 0.01% 190 24,573
Westerville 36 0.01% 106 13,827
Wellington 37 0.01% 14 1,815
Cleveland Heights 38 0.01% 145 19,530
Chillicothe 39 0.01% 66 9,281
Enon 40 0.01% 9 1,278
Richmond Heights 41 0.01% 34 4,848
Martins Ferry 42 0.01% 20 2,882
Fairborn 43 0.01% 98 14,149
Forest Park 44 0.01% 49 7,139
Campbell 45 0.01% 23 3,311
Delaware 46 0.01% 96 13,858
Carey 47 0.01% 11 1,597
Sharonville 48 0.01% 42 6,134
Centerville 49 0.01% 72 10,755
Brecksville 50 0.01% 35 5,240
Middleburg Heights 51 0.01% 45 6,764
Whitehall 52 0.01% 49 7,359
Dublin 53 0.01% 101 15,068
Shadyside 54 0.01% 11 1,673
Evendale 55 0.01% 7 1,067
Rocky River 56 0.01% 57 8,822
Dayton 57 0.01% 375 57,367
Hicksville 58 0.01% 9 1,398
Crestline 59 0.01% 12 1,876
Cleveland 60 0.01% 1,074 166,650
Mayfield 61 0.01% 9 1,410
Akron 62 0.01% 530 83,021
Marietta 63 0.01% 38 6,047
Grafton 64 0.01% 9 1,428
Cleves 65 0.01% 7 1,117
London 66 0.01% 25 3,944
Newark 67 0.01% 122 19,719
North College Hill 68 0.01% 25 4,134
Independence 69 0.01% 16 2,688
Cincinnati 70 0.01% 780 131,160
Huber Heights 71 0.01% 89 15,159
Seven Hills 72 0.01% 29 4,879
Canton 73 0.01% 175 29,874
Maumee 74 0.01% 34 5,899
Greenhills 75 0.01% 8 1,412
South Euclid 76 0.01% 51 8,925
Deer Park 77 0.01% 14 2,493
Maple Heights 78 0.01% 53 9,758
Norwalk 79 0.01% 36 6,725
Macedonia 80 0.01% 24 4,434
West Carrollton 81 0.01% 33 6,120
Reading 82 0.01% 24 4,489
Bucyrus 83 0.01% 28 5,293
Munroe Falls 84 0.01% 11 2,115
Swanton 85 0.01% 8 1,563
North Royalton 86 0.01% 63 12,511
Highland Heights 87 0.01% 16 3,170
Ravenna 88 0.01% 25 5,036
Sunbury 89 0.01% 9 1,796
Lima 90 0.01% 70 14,125
Reynoldsburg 91 0.0% 69 14,216
Aurora 92 0.0% 30 6,181
Washington Court House 93 0.0% 28 5,838
Strongsville 94 0.0% 81 17,403
Westlake 95 0.0% 63 13,547
Mcdonald 96 0.0% 6 1,311
Youngstown 97 0.0% 119 26,477
Parma 98 0.0% 149 33,400
Nelsonville 99 0.0% 8 1,794
Tipp City 100 0.0% 17 3,903

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