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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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 0.33% 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.

Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Oklahoma.

After analyzing 121 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Oklahoma:

  1. Mangum
  2. Heavener
  3. Madill
  4. Mannford
  5. Chandler
  6. Altus (Photos)
  7. Pawhuska
  8. The Village
  9. Catoosa (Photos)
  10. Nichols Hills

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 Oklahoma.

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How do you determine the gayest city in Oklahoma?

In order to rank the gayest cities in Oklahoma, 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 121 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.

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In the end, Mangum ended up being the the most gay place with 1.54% gay households.

Read 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.

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1. Mangum

Mangum, Oklahoma

Source: Flickr

Households: 1,167
Gay Households: 18
% Gay Households: 1.54%

2. Heavener

Source: Google Maps

Households: 1,103
Gay Households: 16
% Gay Households: 1.45%

3. Madill

Madill, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 1,385
Gay Households: 16
% Gay Households: 1.16%

4. Mannford

Mannford, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 1,225
Gay Households: 14
% Gay Households: 1.14%

5. Chandler

Chandler, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 1,295
Gay Households: 13
% Gay Households: 1.0%

6. Altus

Altus, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 7,708
Gay Households: 74
% Gay Households: 0.96%

7. Pawhuska

Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 1,662
Gay Households: 16
% Gay Households: 0.96%

8. The Village

Source: Google Maps

Households: 4,371
Gay Households: 35
% Gay Households: 0.8%

9. Catoosa

Catoosa, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 2,684
Gay Households: 20
% Gay Households: 0.75%

10. Nichols Hills

Nichols Hills, Oklahoma

Source: Wikipedia

Households: 1,664
Gay Households: 12
% Gay Households: 0.72%

There You Have It

If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Oklahoma, this is an accurate list.

If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Oklahoma:

  1. McLoud
  2. Nowata
  3. Pryor Creek

For more Oklahoma reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Oklahoma

City Rank % Gay Households Households Gay Households
Mangum 1 0.02% 1,167 1,800
Heavener 2 0.01% 1,103 1,600
Madill 3 0.01% 1,385 1,600
Mannford 4 0.01% 1,225 1,400
Chandler 5 0.01% 1,295 1,300
Altus 6 0.01% 7,708 7,400
Pawhuska 7 0.01% 1,662 1,600
The Village 8 0.01% 4,371 3,500
Catoosa 9 0.01% 2,684 2,000
Nichols Hills 10 0.01% 1,664 1,200
Tecumseh 11 0.01% 2,402 1,700
Slaughterville 12 0.01% 1,431 1,000
Harrah 13 0.01% 2,043 1,400
Checotah 14 0.01% 1,178 800
Jenks 15 0.01% 6,246 4,200
Hugo 16 0.01% 2,125 1,400
Skiatook 17 0.01% 2,770 1,800
Okemah 18 0.01% 1,088 700
Yukon 19 0.01% 8,631 5,000
Bristow 20 0.01% 1,722 1,000
Oklahoma City 21 0.01% 230,517 128,400
Glenpool 22 0.01% 3,845 2,100
Tulsa 23 0.01% 163,519 87,700
Durant 24 0.01% 6,305 3,400
Elk City 25 0.01% 4,308 2,300
Norman 26 0.01% 44,637 23,100
Eufaula 27 0.01% 1,148 600
Okmulgee 28 0.0% 4,943 2,400
Blackwell 29 0.0% 2,965 1,400
Pauls Valley 30 0.0% 2,337 1,100
Shawnee 31 0.0% 11,858 5,300
Fairview 32 0.0% 1,134 500
Poteau 33 0.0% 2,973 1,300
Owasso 34 0.0% 11,630 4,900
Mustang 35 0.0% 6,547 2,700
Muskogee 36 0.0% 15,083 5,900
Coweta 37 0.0% 3,319 1,300
Pocola 38 0.0% 1,582 600
Weatherford 39 0.0% 4,056 1,400
Choctaw 40 0.0% 4,272 1,500
Tishomingo 41 0.0% 1,228 400
Bethany 42 0.0% 7,134 2,300
Del City 43 0.0% 8,563 2,600
Broken Arrow 44 0.0% 36,731 10,200
Lawton 45 0.0% 34,320 9,300
Enid 46 0.0% 19,445 5,300
El Reno 47 0.0% 5,632 1,500
Moore 48 0.0% 21,226 5,300
Miami 49 0.0% 5,148 1,300
Ardmore 50 0.0% 9,101 2,300
Cushing 51 0.0% 2,933 700
Roland 52 0.0% 1,276 300
Tahlequah 53 0.0% 5,806 1,300
Bethel Acres 54 0.0% 1,062 200
Midwest City 55 0.0% 22,812 4,200
Bartlesville 56 0.0% 15,057 2,500
Mcalester 57 0.0% 7,102 1,200
Warr Acres 58 0.0% 3,866 600
Sand Springs 59 0.0% 7,332 1,100
Wagoner 60 0.0% 3,258 500
Blanchard 61 0.0% 2,732 400
Ada 62 0.0% 7,065 1,000
Claremore 63 0.0% 7,769 1,100
Edmond 64 0.0% 31,792 4,100
Sapulpa 65 0.0% 7,632 900
Stillwater 66 0.0% 18,202 1,300
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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