Gayest Places In Texas For 2020


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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our sixth time ranking the gayest places in Texas.

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When the Supreme Court 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 0.32% of Texas residents is gay? That ranks as the number 17 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 33,857 gay households in The Lone Star State.

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

After analyzing 485 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Texas for 2020.

The 10 Gayest Places In Texas For 2020

  1. Salado
  2. Terrell Hills (Photos)
  3. Pilot Point (Photos)
  4. Hallsville (Photos)
  5. La Grange (Photos)
  6. Hudson
  7. Jersey Village (Photos)
  8. Sinton
  9. Stamford (Photos)
  10. Levelland

What’s the gayest place in Texas? According to the facts, Salado is the gayest place in Texas for 2020.

For more on how we calculated the top ten, and for more information about these places, read on.

If you’re looking for something more national, check out the gayest cities in America.

For more Texas reading, check out:

The 10 Gayest Cities In Texas For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

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/10

Households: 1,029
Rank Last Year:
Gay Households: 21 (127th highest)
% Gay Households: 4.08% (1st highest)
More on Salado:  Data

Terrell Hills, TX

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10
/10

Households: 1,828
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Gay Households: 34 (104th highest)
% Gay Households: 3.72% (2nd highest)
More on Terrell Hills:  Data | Photos

Pilot Point, TX

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Households: 1,736
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Gay Households: 31 (109th highest)
% Gay Households: 3.57% (3rd highest)
More on Pilot Point:  Data | Photos

Hallsville, TX

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Households: 1,421
Rank Last Year: 475 (Up 471)
Gay Households: 22 (122nd highest)
% Gay Households: 3.1% (4th highest)
More on Hallsville:  Data | Photos

La Grange, TX

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Households: 1,575
Rank Last Year: 430 (Up 425)
Gay Households: 20 (132nd highest)
% Gay Households: 2.54% (5th highest)
More on La Grange:  Data | Photos

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 1,718
Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 25 (118th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.21% (6th highest)
More on Hudson:  Data

Jersey Village, TX

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Households: 3,895
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 2)
Gay Households: 51 (76th highest)
% Gay Households: 2.21% (7th highest)
More on Jersey Village:  Data | Photos

Jersey Village is a city in west-central Harris County, Texas, United States, located at U.S. Highway 290, Farm to Market Road 529, and the Southern Pacific Railroad. The city is located in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. The population was 7,620 at the 2010 census.

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Households: 1,923
Rank Last Year: 12 (Up 4)
Gay Households: 20 (132nd highest)
% Gay Households: 2.08% (8th highest)
More on Sinton:  Data

Sinton is a city in and the county seat of San Patricio County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,665 at the 2010 census. It is named in honor of David Sinton.

Stamford, TX

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Households: 1,418
Rank Last Year: 235 (Up 226)
Gay Households: 13 (168th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.83% (9th highest)
More on Stamford:  Data | Photos

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Households: 4,763
Rank Last Year: 9 (Down 1)
Gay Households: 47 (84th highest)
% Gay Households: 1.72% (10th highest)
More on Levelland:  Data

How do you determine the best cities for same-sex households in Texas for 2020

In order to rank the gayest cities in Texas, we used the 2014-2018 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 485 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.

In the end, ended up being the the most gay place with 4.08% gay households. You can download the data here.

Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Texas. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.

There You Have It – The Most LGBT Friendly Cities In Texas For 2020

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

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

  • Yoakum
  • Graham
  • Granite Shoals

For more Texas reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Gayest Places To Live In Texas

Rank City Households % Gay Households
1 Salado 1,029 4.08%
2 Terrell Hills 1,828 3.72%
3 Pilot Point 1,736 3.57%
4 Hallsville 1,421 3.1%
5 La Grange 1,575 2.54%
6 Hudson 1,718 2.21%
7 Jersey Village 3,895 2.21%
8 Sinton 1,923 2.08%
9 Stamford 1,418 1.83%
10 Levelland 4,763 1.72%
11 West Lake Hills 1,309 1.68%
12 Farmers Branch 13,404 1.57%
13 Seagoville 4,219 1.47%
14 Bee Cave 2,738 1.46%
15 Mexia 2,353 1.44%
16 Burleson 15,349 1.3%
17 Lake Dallas 2,843 1.27%
18 Bellaire 6,644 1.2%
19 Nassau Bay 1,832 1.2%
20 Nolanville 1,892 1.16%
21 Addison 8,689 1.15%
22 Aledo 1,085 1.11%
23 Dickinson 7,604 1.08%
24 Forney 5,970 1.07%
25 Lago Vista 2,812 1.07%
26 Princeton 3,275 1.04%
27 Corinth 7,239 1.02%
28 Balch Springs 6,591 1.0%
29 Kemah 1,022 0.98%
30 Sachse 7,655 0.97%
31 Little Elm 13,622 0.94%
32 Dallas 505,816 0.92%
33 Austin 370,043 0.89%
34 Navasota 2,273 0.88%
35 Jefferson 1,000 0.8%
36 Hutto 7,043 0.8%
37 Hickory Creek 1,607 0.75%
38 Richardson 42,723 0.73%
39 Nederland 6,909 0.69%
40 Galveston 20,920 0.69%
41 Watauga 7,732 0.67%
42 Grapevine 20,097 0.66%
43 Mcallen 45,065 0.62%
44 Helotes 2,638 0.61%
45 Borger 4,298 0.56%
46 Edinburg 26,603 0.55%
47 Dayton 2,920 0.55%
48 Crockett 2,620 0.53%
49 Lewisville 38,908 0.52%
50 Houston 848,340 0.52%
51 Los Fresnos 2,006 0.5%
52 Highland Park 3,623 0.5%
53 Leon Valley 4,153 0.48%
54 Bryan 29,985 0.48%
55 Odessa 40,319 0.48%
56 Pflugerville 20,266 0.47%
57 Longview 30,610 0.47%
58 Corpus Christi 116,562 0.46%
59 Lakeway 5,684 0.46%
60 San Antonio 497,794 0.45%
61 Victoria 23,607 0.45%
62 Irving 84,772 0.43%
63 Pearland 39,527 0.42%
64 Corsicana 8,228 0.41%
65 Southlake 9,132 0.39%
66 Carrollton 47,913 0.39%
67 Euless 21,707 0.38%
68 Lubbock 94,398 0.38%
69 Midlothian 7,801 0.36%
70 Allen 32,518 0.35%
71 University Park 7,751 0.34%
72 Round Rock 37,830 0.33%
73 Kerrville 9,666 0.33%
74 Keller 15,230 0.33%
75 San Marcos 22,775 0.32%
76 Bedford 21,120 0.32%
77 Fort Worth 291,739 0.31%
78 Arlington 134,984 0.31%
79 Cibolo 8,435 0.31%
80 Cedar Park 23,463 0.31%
81 Rowlett 20,572 0.28%
82 Killeen 51,887 0.28%
83 Cleburne 10,915 0.27%
84 Huntsville 12,391 0.27%
85 Glenn Heights 3,659 0.27%
86 Plano 105,557 0.27%
87 La Porte 12,563 0.27%
88 Universal City 7,394 0.27%
89 Lake Jackson 10,454 0.27%
90 Mesquite 46,503 0.26%
91 Garland 75,439 0.26%
92 Harlingen 21,015 0.26%
93 Sugar Land 38,373 0.25%
94 Lancaster 13,177 0.24%
95 San Angelo 36,854 0.24%
96 Schertz 13,508 0.24%
97 El Paso 225,264 0.24%
98 Converse 7,646 0.24%
99 Mckinney 59,580 0.23%
100 Leander 13,905 0.23%

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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