These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Pennsylvania


We looked at years of data to determine which Pennsylvania 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 0.42% of Pennsylvania residents is gay? That ranks 24 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Keystone State.

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

After analyzing 379 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Pennsylvania:

  1. Upland (Photos)
  2. New Hope (Photos)
  3. North Braddock (Photos)
  4. Muncy (Photos)
  5. Crafton
  6. Red Hill (Photos)
  7. Edgewood
  8. Tyrone (Photos)
  9. Wilkinsburg (Photos)
  10. Edinboro

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 Pennsylvania.

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How do you determine the gayest city in Pennsylvania?

In order to rank the gayest cities in Pennsylvania, 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 379 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.

In the end, Upland ended up being the the most gay place with 3.91% gay households.

Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Pennsylvania. 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. Upland

Upland, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,125
Gay Households: 44
% Gay Households: 3.91%

2. New Hope

New Hope, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,247
Gay Households: 46
% Gay Households: 3.69%

3. North Braddock

North Braddock, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,170
Gay Households: 52
% Gay Households: 2.4%

4. Muncy

Muncy, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,100
Gay Households: 26
% Gay Households: 2.36%

5. Crafton


Population: 2,731
Gay Households: 64
% Gay Households: 2.34%

6. Red Hill

Red Hill, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 1,087
Gay Households: 25
% Gay Households: 2.3%

7. Edgewood


Population: 1,507
Gay Households: 32
% Gay Households: 2.12%

8. Tyrone

Tyrone, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 2,131
Gay Households: 40
% Gay Households: 1.88%

9. Wilkinsburg

Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 8,014
Gay Households: 149
% Gay Households: 1.86%

10. Edinboro


Population: 2,349
Gay Households: 42
% Gay Households: 1.79%

There You Have It

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

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

  1. Macungie
  2. Manor
  3. Malvern

For more Pennsylvania reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Pennsylvania

City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Upland 1 0.04% 44 1,125
New Hope 2 0.04% 46 1,247
North Braddock 3 0.02% 52 2,170
Muncy 4 0.02% 26 1,100
Crafton 5 0.02% 64 2,731
Red Hill 6 0.02% 25 1,087
Edgewood 7 0.02% 32 1,507
Tyrone 8 0.02% 40 2,131
Wilkinsburg 9 0.02% 149 8,014
Edinboro 10 0.02% 42 2,349
Westmont 11 0.02% 38 2,250
Aldan 12 0.02% 27 1,632
Swissvale 13 0.02% 75 4,683
Northampton 14 0.02% 63 4,185
Darby 15 0.01% 46 3,080
Larksville 16 0.01% 28 1,906
Marietta 17 0.01% 16 1,101
Manchester 18 0.01% 16 1,108
Denver 19 0.01% 22 1,536
Aspinwall 20 0.01% 19 1,340
Morrisville 21 0.01% 47 3,360
Baldwin 22 0.01% 103 8,281
Camp Hill 23 0.01% 41 3,360
Danville 24 0.01% 26 2,164
Kennett Square 25 0.01% 24 2,024
Laureldale 26 0.01% 19 1,607
Sellersville 27 0.01% 19 1,628
Kenhorst 28 0.01% 14 1,208
Slippery Rock 29 0.01% 14 1,202
California 30 0.01% 28 2,462
Elizabet 31 0.01% 44 3,980
Steelton 32 0.01% 22 2,026
Homestead 33 0.01% 16 1,472
Spring City 34 0.01% 15 1,383
Northumberland 35 0.01% 20 1,889
Lansdale 36 0.01% 68 6,524
Wormleysburg 37 0.01% 17 1,639
Lancaster 38 0.01% 224 21,825
Olyphant 39 0.01% 23 2,245
Bellevue 40 0.01% 42 4,143
Millvale 41 0.01% 18 1,795
New Freedom 42 0.01% 17 1,715
Highspire 43 0.01% 11 1,117
Montoursville 44 0.01% 20 2,060
Jim Thorpe 45 0.01% 17 1,757
Narberth 46 0.01% 18 1,875
Selinsgrove 47 0.01% 17 1,770
Huntingdon 48 0.01% 26 2,703
Meadville 49 0.01% 50 5,282
Wyomissing 50 0.01% 42 4,406
Mountville 51 0.01% 13 1,374
Quarryville 52 0.01% 10 1,051
Middl 53 0.01% 36 3,817
Kut 54 0.01% 17 1,891
Uniontown 55 0.01% 38 4,339
St. Clair 56 0.01% 11 1,254
Coaldale Borough (Schuylkill County) 57 0.01% 9 1,052
Conshohocken 58 0.01% 33 3,845
Mansfield 59 0.01% 12 1,406
Jersey Shore 60 0.01% 13 1,531
Columbia 61 0.01% 34 4,133
West Chester 62 0.01% 53 6,539
Wesleyville 63 0.01% 10 1,267
Easton 64 0.01% 73 9,513
Pittsburgh 65 0.01% 1,016 132,379
Harrisburg 66 0.01% 156 20,346
Brackenridge 67 0.01% 11 1,424
Hatfield 68 0.01% 10 1,303
Zelienople 69 0.01% 14 1,851
Coraopolis 70 0.01% 20 2,686
Turtle Creek 71 0.01% 18 2,465
Lake City 72 0.01% 8 1,096
Carnegie 73 0.01% 27 3,709
Exeter 74 0.01% 17 2,342
York 75 0.01% 117 16,482
Lebanon 76 0.01% 71 9,956
Clairton 77 0.01% 22 3,143
Cornwall 78 0.01% 12 1,720
Northern Cambria 79 0.01% 11 1,568
Churchill 80 0.01% 9 1,285
Morton 81 0.01% 8 1,144
Bangor 82 0.01% 14 2,058
Bradford 83 0.01% 25 3,747
Franklin 84 0.01% 19 2,839
Somerset 85 0.01% 18 2,733
Pitcairn 86 0.01% 10 1,585
Pittston 87 0.01% 21 3,356
Emmaus 88 0.01% 30 4,883
Scottdale 89 0.01% 12 1,967
Ingram 90 0.01% 9 1,471
Athens 91 0.01% 8 1,315
Mahanoy City 92 0.01% 10 1,678
Pen Argyl 93 0.01% 8 1,333
Southmont 94 0.01% 6 1,002
Moosic 95 0.01% 14 2,328
Allentown 96 0.01% 251 41,537
Brookville 97 0.01% 11 1,862
Shillington 98 0.01% 13 2,220
Lock Haven 99 0.01% 19 3,194
Mount Joy 100 0.01% 19 3,220

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