These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Oklahoma


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

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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 0.33% of Oklahoma residents is gay? That ranks 38 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Sooner State.\n\nOur goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Oklahoma.\n\nAfter analyzing 121 cities with over 1,000 households, we\’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Oklahoma:\n

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  1. Mangum
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  3. Heavener
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  5. Madill
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  7. Mannford
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  9. Chandler
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  11. Altus (Photos)
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  13. Pawhuska
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  15. The Village
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  17. Catoosa (Photos)
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  19. Nichols Hills
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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 Oklahoma.\n\n

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How do you determine the gayest city in Oklahoma?

\nIn order to rank the gayest cities in Oklahoma, 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 121 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.\n\nIn the end, Mangum ended up being the the most gay place with 1.54% gay households.\n\nRead on below to learn more about the gayest places in Oklahoma. 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. Mangum

\n Population: 1,167
Gay Households: 18\n% Gay Households: 1.54%\n\n\n

2. Heavener

\n Population: 1,103
Gay Households: 16\n% Gay Households: 1.45%\n\n\n

3. Madill

\'Madill,\n

Source: Wikipedia

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Population: 1,385
Gay Households: 16\n% Gay Households: 1.16%\n\n\n

4. Mannford

\'Mannford,\n

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Population: 1,225
Gay Households: 14\n% Gay Households: 1.14%\n\n\n

5. Chandler

\'Chandler,\n

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Population: 1,295
Gay Households: 13\n% Gay Households: 1.0%\n\n\n

6. Altus

\'Altus,\n

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Population: 7,708
Gay Households: 74\n% Gay Households: 0.96%\n\n\n

7. Pawhuska

\'Pawhuska,\n

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Population: 1,662
Gay Households: 16\n% Gay Households: 0.96%\n\n\n

8. The Village

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\n Population: 4,371
Gay Households: 35\n% Gay Households: 0.8%\n\n\n

9. Catoosa

\'Catoosa,\n

Source: Wikipedia

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Population: 2,684
Gay Households: 20\n% Gay Households: 0.75%\n\n\n

10. Nichols Hills

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Population: 1,664
Gay Households: 12\n% Gay Households: 0.72%\n\n

There You Have It

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

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  1. McLoud
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  3. Nowata
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  5. Pryor Creek
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\nFor more Oklahoma reading , check out:\n

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Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Oklahoma

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City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Mangum 1 0.02% 18 1,167
Heavener 2 0.01% 16 1,103
Madill 3 0.01% 16 1,385
Mannford 4 0.01% 14 1,225
Chandler 5 0.01% 13 1,295
Altus 6 0.01% 74 7,708
Pawhuska 7 0.01% 16 1,662
The Village 8 0.01% 35 4,371
Catoosa 9 0.01% 20 2,684
Nichols Hills 10 0.01% 12 1,664
Tecumseh 11 0.01% 17 2,402
Slaughterville 12 0.01% 10 1,431
Harrah 13 0.01% 14 2,043
Checotah 14 0.01% 8 1,178
Jenks 15 0.01% 42 6,246
Hugo 16 0.01% 14 2,125
Skiatook 17 0.01% 18 2,770
Okemah 18 0.01% 7 1,088
Yukon 19 0.01% 50 8,631
Bristow 20 0.01% 10 1,722
Oklahoma City 21 0.01% 1,284 230,517
Glenpool 22 0.01% 21 3,845
Tulsa 23 0.01% 877 163,519
Durant 24 0.01% 34 6,305
Elk City 25 0.01% 23 4,308
Norman 26 0.01% 231 44,637
Eufaula 27 0.01% 6 1,148
Okmulgee 28 0.0% 24 4,943
Blackwell 29 0.0% 14 2,965
Pauls Valley 30 0.0% 11 2,337
Shawnee 31 0.0% 53 11,858
Fairview 32 0.0% 5 1,134
Poteau 33 0.0% 13 2,973
Owasso 34 0.0% 49 11,630
Mustang 35 0.0% 27 6,547
Muskogee 36 0.0% 59 15,083
Coweta 37 0.0% 13 3,319
Pocola 38 0.0% 6 1,582
Weatherford 39 0.0% 14 4,056
Choctaw 40 0.0% 15 4,272
Tishomingo 41 0.0% 4 1,228
Bethany 42 0.0% 23 7,134
Del City 43 0.0% 26 8,563
Broken Arrow 44 0.0% 102 36,731
Lawton 45 0.0% 93 34,320
Enid 46 0.0% 53 19,445
El Reno 47 0.0% 15 5,632
Moore 48 0.0% 53 21,226
Miami 49 0.0% 13 5,148
Ardmore 50 0.0% 23 9,101
Cushing 51 0.0% 7 2,933
Roland 52 0.0% 3 1,276
Tahlequah 53 0.0% 13 5,806
Bethel Acres 54 0.0% 2 1,062
Midwest City 55 0.0% 42 22,812
Bartlesville 56 0.0% 25 15,057
Mcalester 57 0.0% 12 7,102
Warr Acres 58 0.0% 6 3,866
Sand Springs 59 0.0% 11 7,332
Wagoner 60 0.0% 5 3,258
Blanchard 61 0.0% 4 2,732
Ada 62 0.0% 10 7,065
Claremore 63 0.0% 11 7,769
Edmond 64 0.0% 41 31,792
Sapulpa 65 0.0% 9 7,632
Stillwater 66 0.0% 13 18,202
Lone Grove 67 0.0% 1,815
Sayre 68 0.0% 1,429
Seminole 69 0.0% 2,760
Clinton 70 0.0% 3,223
Cleveland 71 0.0% 1,224
Spencer 72 0.0% 1,560
Stigler 73 0.0% 1,068
Stilwell 74 0.0% 1,484
Stroud 75 0.0% 1,249
Collinsville 76 0.0% 2,200
Sulphur 77 0.0% 1,723
Cache 78 0.0% 1,104
Broken Bow 79 0.0% 1,519
Bixby 80 0.0% 7,872
Tonkawa 81 0.0% 1,192
Atoka 82 0.0% 1,323
Tuttle 83 0.0% 2,153
Verdigris 84 0.0% 1,585
Vinita 85 0.0% 2,299
Antlers 86 0.0% 1,021
Anadarko 87 0.0% 2,166
Alva 88 0.0% 2,030
Wewoka 89 0.0% 1,256
Chickasha 90 0.0% 6,392
Sallisaw 91 0.0% 3,295
Davis 92 0.0% 1,012
Purcell 93 0.0% 2,493
Lindsay 94 0.0% 1,225
Marlow 95 0.0% 1,859
Kingfisher 96 0.0% 1,901
Idabel 97 0.0% 2,854
Holdenville 98 0.0% 1,658
Muldrow 99 0.0% 1,204
Hobart 100 0.0% 1,529

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