Gay Marriage Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Gay Marriage Research, Gay Law Report, Professor's House
Research Date: June 26th, 2015

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Gay Marriage Statistics
Total percentage of Americans who Strongly favor/favor Gay Marriage41%
Percent of Americans who Oppose/Strongly oppose Gay Marriage47%
Percent of Americans who are unsure about Gay Marriage10%
Percent support for gay marriage has increased annually for the past two decades1%
Total number of gay couples598,791
Percent of highest concentration of gay couples (Washington D.C.)1.29 %
State with the lowest concentration of gay couples (North and South Dakota)0.22 %
Percent of gay population in most cities2.5 %
Total number of U.S. states where gay marriage is legal6
Total number of U.S. states that recognize out of state gay marriages2
Percent of Americans who believe gays should be allowed to marry43 %
Percent of Americans who believe gays should not be allowed to marry47 %
Percent of Americans who are unsure whether or not gays should be able to marry10%

Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is marriage between two people of the same sex. Legal recognition of same-sex marriage or the possibility to perform a same-sex marriage is sometimes referred to as marriage equality, equal marriage or gender-neutral marriage by supporters.

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