Same-Sex Partner Households
in U.S. Cities

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The following tables list the U.S. Cities with the highest number of same-sex partner households in 1990, 2000, and 2010. Part of the reason for the huge rise in numbers over the last twenty years is that gay and lesbian couples are more willing to be counted. The numbers are per 1,000 households.


CityPercent of Same-sex Partner
West Hollywood, Calif.28.4
Larkfield-Wikiup, Calif.23.1
San Francisco, Calif.22.3
North Druid Hills, Ga.18.3
Druid Hills, Ga.16.7
Key West, Fla.15.7
Mill Valley, Calif.15.1
North Atlanta, Ga.14.1
Laguna Beach, Calif.13.6
Palm Springs, Calif.13.5


CityPercent of Same-sex Partner
Provincetown, Mass.128.0
Guerneville, Calif.86.6
Wilton Manors, Fla.54.3
West Hollywood, Calif.41.6
Palm Springs, Calif.40.6
Miami Shores, Fla.32.8
Decatur, Ga.31.8
Key West, Fla.31.1
Northampton, Mass.30.1
North Druid Hills, Ga.28.5


CityPercent of Same-sex Partner
Provincetown, Mass.163.1
Wilton Manors, Fla.139.6
Palm Springs, Calif.115.2
Rehoboth Beach, Del.106.9
Guerneville, Calif.86.6
West Hollywood, Calif.66.7
Pleasant Ridge, Mich.59.6
New Hope, Pa.58.6
Rancho Mirage, Calif.57.4
Oakland Park, Fla.56.0

Source: Married-Couple and Unmarried-Partner Households: 1990, 2000, 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010.

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