Tuesday, February 07, 2017

LGBT Identification by State

LGBT identification is increasing nationally and in most states, finds a Gallup survey. Nationally, 4.1 percent of Americans identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender in 2016, up from 3.5 percent in 2012. In the District of Columbia, 8.6 percent of the population identifies as LGBT. By state, the figure ranges from a high of 5.3 percent in Vermont to a low of 2.0 percent in South Dakota

States with highest LGBT identification
5.3% in Vermont
4.9% in Massachusetts, California, and Oregon
4.8% in Nevada

States with lowest LGBT identification
2.8% in Idaho
2.7% in North Dakota
2.0% in South Dakota

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