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:
- Altus (Photos)
- The Village
- Catoosa (Photos)
- 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.
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.
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.
Households: 1,167Gay Households: 18
% Gay Households: 1.54%
Households: 1,103 Gay Households: 16
% Gay Households: 1.45%
Households: 1,385Gay Households: 16
% Gay Households: 1.16%
Households: 1,225Gay Households: 14
% Gay Households: 1.14%
Households: 1,295Gay Households: 13
% Gay Households: 1.0%
Households: 7,708Gay Households: 74
% Gay Households: 0.96%
Households: 1,662Gay Households: 16
% Gay Households: 0.96%
8. The Village
Households: 4,371 Gay Households: 35
% Gay Households: 0.8%
Households: 2,684Gay Households: 20
% Gay Households: 0.75%
10. Nichols Hills
Households: 1,664Gay 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:
- Pryor Creek
For more Oklahoma reading , check out:
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- These Are The 10 Most Affordable Places In Oklahoma
- These Are The 10 Most Boring Places In Oklahoma
Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Oklahoma
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