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 0.22% of Wyoming residents is gay? That ranks 49 in the nation. That means there are a total of 129,000 gay households in The Equality State.
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Wyoming.
After analyzing 25 cities with over 1,000 households, we’ve determined these are The Gayest Cities in Wyoming:
- Torrington (Photos)
- Rock Springs (Photos)
- Rawlins (Photos)
- Evanston (Photos)
- Cheyenne (Photos)
- Worland (Photos)
- Gillette (Photos)
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 Wyoming.
How do you determine the gayest city in Wyoming?
In order to rank the gayest cities in Wyoming, 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 25 with the city containing the highest percentage of unmarried, same sex partners households being the most gay.
In the end, Thermopolis ended up being the the most gay place with 2.62% gay households.
Read on below to learn more about the gayest places in Wyoming. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the places in the state from gayest to straighest.
Population: 1,375Gay Households: 36
% Gay Households: 2.62%
Population: 1,111 Gay Households: 19
% Gay Households: 1.71%
Population: 2,642Gay Households: 22
% Gay Households: 0.83%
4. Rock Springs
Population: 9,128Gay Households: 70
% Gay Households: 0.77%
Population: 1,600 Gay Households: 11
% Gay Households: 0.69%
Population: 3,419Gay Households: 17
% Gay Households: 0.5%
Population: 4,368Gay Households: 13
% Gay Households: 0.3%
Population: 25,007Gay Households: 72
% Gay Households: 0.29%
Population: 2,265Gay Households: 6
% Gay Households: 0.26%
Population: 11,342Gay Households: 27
% Gay Households: 0.24%
There You Have It
If you’re looking at the number of gay households in Wyoming, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious enough, here are the least gay places in Wyoming:
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Detailed List Of The Gayest Cities In Wyoming
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