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States ranked by the Largest Density of LGBT Population
Rank State or Territory LGBT Adult Percentage Estimate LGBT Adult Population Estimate Same-Sex Couple Households 10 Yr Growth Legal Status
1 District of Columbia 10.0% 48,057 4,822 31.10% Legal
2 Hawaii 5.1% 53,966 3,239 35.45% Legal
4 Oregon 4.9% 145,212 11,773 31.80% Civil Unions
3 Vermont 4.9% 23,313 2,143 10.61% Legal
5 Maine 4.8% 48,489 3,958 16.61% Legal
6 Rhode Island 4.5% 35,920 2,785 12.71% Legal
7 Massachusetts 4.4% 247,247 20,256 18.46% Legal
8 South Dakota 4.4% 27,867 714 -13.36% Ban
9 Nevada 4.2% 88,065 7,140 43.60% Civil Unions
10 California 4.0% 1,338,164 98,153 6.53% Legal
11 Washington 4.0% 209,670 19,003 19.51% Legal
13 Arizona 3.9% 194,238 15,817 28.25% Ban
12 Kentucky 3.9% 129,836 7,195 1.13% Ban
14 New York 3.8% 570,388 48,932 4.05% Legal
16 Illinois 3.8% 362,048 23,049 0.07% Legal
15 Michigan 3.8% 285,431 14,598 -5.0% Ban
18 New Jersey 3.7% 249,273 16,875 1.60% Legal
19 Indiana 3.7% 183,829 11,074 8.37% Ban
20 Kansas 3.7% 81,152 4,009 0.09% Ban
17 New Hampshire 3.7% 31,138 3,260 20.60% Legal
32 Texas 3.6% 579,968 46,401 8.13% Ban
21 Ohio 3.6% 315,592 19,684 3.95% Ban
23 Florida 3.5% 513,847 48,496 18.15% Ban
22 Georgia 3.5% 263,870 21,318 10.52 Ban
24 Arkansas 3.5% 78441 4,226 -4.45% Ban
27 Oklahoma 3.4% 98,575 6,134 6.44% Ban
25 Connecticut 3.4% 92,775 7852 6.30% Legal
28 Alaska 3.4% 24,869 1,228 4.06% Ban
26 Delaware 3.4% 23,698 2,646 41.65% Legal
31 North Carolina 3.3% 244,582 18,309 11.36% Ban
30 Missouri 3.3% 151,032 10,557 10.70% Ban
29 Maryland 3.3% 147,584 12,538 11.52% Legal
34 Colorado 3.2% 126,162 12,424 23.70% Civil Unions
33 Louisiana 3.2% 111,918 8,076 -8.31% Ban
35 West Virginia 3.1% 43,713 2,848 -2.33% Ban
37 Virginia 2.9% 180,416 14,243 3.20% Ban
36 Minnesota 2.9% 118,556 10,207 11.60% Legal
38 South Carolina 2.9% 104,111 7,214 5.20% Ban
40 New Mexico 2.9% 45,965 5,825 25.56% Legal
39 Wyoming 2.9% 16,716 657 -18.60% Ban
41 Wisconsin 2.8% 121,858 9,179 10.32% Enumerated Rights
43 Alabama 2.8% 102,613 6,582 -18.80% Ban
42 Iowa 2.8% 65,419 4093 10.70% Legal
44 Pennsylvania 2.7% 262,308 22,336 5.50% Statutory Ban
47 Utah 2.7% 58,591 3903 15.80% Legal
45 Nebraska 2.7% 38,075 2,356 0.01% Ban
46 Idaho 2.7% 32,744 2,042 9.02% Ban
48 Tennessee 2.6% 127,526 10,898 6.95% Ban
49 Mississippi 2.6% 58,982 3484 -27.00% Ban
50 Montana 2.6% 19,862 1,848 10.70% Ban
51 North Dakota 1.7% 9,040 559 -20.50 Ban
Total 3.8% 9,083,558 646,464 8.76%
Cities with the Largest Density of LGBT Population
Rank City LGB Percentage Estimate LGB Population Estimate
1 San Francisco 15.4% 94,234
2 Seattle 15.4% 57,993
3 Boston 12.9% 50,450
4 Atlanta 12.8% 39,805
5 Minneapolis 12.5% 34,295
6 Sacramento 9.8% 32,108
7 Portland, OR 8.8% 35,413
8 Denver 8.2% 33,698
9 Washington, D.C. 8.1% 32,599
10 Orlando 7.7% 12,508
11 San Diego 6.8% 61,945
12 Phoenix 6.4% 63,222
13 Chicago 5.7% 114,449
14 Los Angeles 5.6% 154,270
15 New York City 4.5% 272,493
16 Houston 4.4% 61,976
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Sources: Drop The Prop, International Bottled Water Association
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: June 26, 2015

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