These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Texas


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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 0.44% of Texas residents is gay? That ranks 21 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Lone Star State.\n\nOur goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Texas.\n\nAfter analyzing 483 cities with over 1,000 households, we\’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Texas:\n

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  1. Childress (Photos)
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  3. Elgin (Photos)
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  5. Devine
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  7. Providence Village
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  9. Castle Hills
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  11. Spring Valley Village
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  13. Seabrook (Photos)
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  15. Woodville
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  17. Garden Ridge
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  19. Laguna Vista
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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 Texas.\n\n

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How do you determine the gayest city in Texas?

\nIn order to rank the gayest cities in Texas, 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 483 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.\n\nIn the end, Childress ended up being the the most gay place with 3.03% gay households.\n\nRead 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.\n\n

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1. Childress

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Population: 1,944
Gay Households: 59\n% Gay Households: 3.03%\n\n\n

2. Elgin

\'Elgin,\n

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Population: 2,804
Gay Households: 81\n% Gay Households: 2.89%\n\n\n

3. Devine

\'Devine,\n

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Population: 1,422
Gay Households: 39\n% Gay Households: 2.74%\n\n\n

4. Providence Village

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\n Population: 1,398
Gay Households: 35\n% Gay Households: 2.5%\n\n\n

5. Castle Hills

\n Population: 1,772
Gay Households: 39\n% Gay Households: 2.2%\n\n\n

6. Spring Valley Village

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Population: 1,378
Gay Households: 30\n% Gay Households: 2.18%\n\n\n

7. Seabrook

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Population: 4,856
Gay Households: 99\n% Gay Households: 2.04%\n\n\n

8. Woodville

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Population: 1,073
Gay Households: 18\n% Gay Households: 1.68%\n\n\n

9. Garden Ridge

\n Population: 1,312
Gay Households: 22\n% Gay Households: 1.68%\n\n\n

10. Laguna Vista

\n Population: 1,314
Gay Households: 21\n% Gay Households: 1.6%\n\n

There You Have It

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

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  1. Yoakum
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  3. Iowa Park
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  5. Hooks
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Texas

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City Rank % Gay Households Gay Households Households
Childress 1 0.03% 59 1,944
Elgin 2 0.03% 81 2,804
Devine 3 0.03% 39 1,422
Providence Village 4 0.03% 35 1,398
Castle Hills 5 0.02% 39 1,772
Spring Valley Village 6 0.02% 30 1,378
Seabrook 7 0.02% 99 4,856
Woodville 8 0.02% 18 1,073
Garden Ridge 9 0.02% 22 1,312
Laguna Vista 10 0.02% 21 1,314
Livingston 11 0.02% 33 2,138
Luling 12 0.01% 30 2,019
West Orange 13 0.01% 22 1,496
Hitchcock 14 0.01% 40 2,741
Hickory Creek 15 0.01% 18 1,250
Shavano Park 16 0.01% 17 1,191
Shenandoah 17 0.01% 15 1,059
Bunker Hill Village 18 0.01% 17 1,218
Sanger 19 0.01% 33 2,399
Nash 20 0.01% 15 1,190
Mineral Wells 21 0.01% 65 5,234
Terrell Hills 22 0.01% 23 1,877
Whitesboro 23 0.01% 19 1,562
Forney 24 0.01% 59 5,081
Watauga 25 0.01% 87 8,161
Decordova 26 0.01% 14 1,327
Hempstead 27 0.01% 21 2,000
Tool 28 0.01% 11 1,062
Morgan\’S Point Resort 29 0.01% 14 1,379
Burkburnett 30 0.01% 45 4,422
Dallas 31 0.01% 4,714 467,501
Austin 32 0.01% 3,442 344,289
Nassau Bay 33 0.01% 18 1,833
Bellaire 34 0.01% 58 6,017
Belton 35 0.01% 56 5,894
Galveston 36 0.01% 194 20,401
Wilmer 37 0.01% 10 1,076
Kirby 38 0.01% 26 2,840
Euless 39 0.01% 194 21,315
Robinson 40 0.01% 35 3,826
Alamo 41 0.01% 54 5,998
Pflugerville 42 0.01% 155 17,968
Hurst 43 0.01% 124 14,578
Hillsboro 44 0.01% 24 2,873
Wimberley 45 0.01% 9 1,083
Clute 46 0.01% 33 4,060
Palmview 47 0.01% 11 1,358
Manor 48 0.01% 14 1,727
Bee Cave 49 0.01% 14 1,761
Carrollton 50 0.01% 352 44,394
Denver City 51 0.01% 12 1,515
Lockhart 52 0.01% 32 4,057
Bedford 53 0.01% 165 21,136
Cedar Park 54 0.01% 154 19,667
Portland 55 0.01% 40 5,239
The Colony 56 0.01% 105 13,978
West Lake Hills 57 0.01% 9 1,199
Roanoke 58 0.01% 22 3,009
Sachse 59 0.01% 52 7,147
Alpine 60 0.01% 18 2,512
Refugio 61 0.01% 8 1,112
Lancaster 62 0.01% 91 12,840
Bonham 63 0.01% 22 3,096
Navasota 64 0.01% 17 2,394
Comanche 65 0.01% 10 1,403
Trophy Club 66 0.01% 23 3,301
Taylor Lake Village 67 0.01% 9 1,283
New Boston 68 0.01% 13 1,879
Reno City (Lamar County) 69 0.01% 8 1,160
Odessa 70 0.01% 261 38,130
Lewisville 71 0.01% 259 38,272
Round Rock 72 0.01% 242 35,338
La Feria 73 0.01% 15 2,231
Brady 74 0.01% 13 1,927
Galena Park 75 0.01% 20 3,005
Addison 76 0.01% 53 8,202
Penitas 77 0.01% 7 1,075
Fredericksburg 78 0.01% 30 4,650
Denton 79 0.01% 279 42,961
Tomball 80 0.01% 27 4,145
Richardson 81 0.01% 250 39,576
Bridge City 82 0.01% 17 2,783
Glenn Heights 83 0.01% 23 3,801
Los Fresnos 84 0.01% 10 1,651
Colorado City 85 0.01% 9 1,473
Kyle 86 0.01% 56 9,271
Jacksboro 87 0.01% 7 1,169
Denison 88 0.01% 55 9,101
Texas City 89 0.01% 97 16,570
Liberty 90 0.01% 17 2,885
Stafford 91 0.01% 40 6,779
San Marcos 92 0.01% 110 18,782
Rowlett 93 0.01% 108 18,251
West University Place 94 0.01% 32 5,428
Arlington 95 0.01% 789 133,601
Lumberton 96 0.01% 27 4,576
West Columbia 97 0.01% 8 1,384
Vernon 98 0.01% 25 4,343
La Marque 99 0.01% 31 5,489
Leander 100 0.01% 51 9,122

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