Percentage of U.S. Adults Identifying as LGBT by State (2016)

Source
Date
June 1st, 2011 to December 30th, 2016
Regions Surveyed
51

Full Survey Results

These results of estimates are based on telephone interviews with a random sample of 473,243 U.S. adults, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, collected from June 1, 2012, through Dec. 30, 2013, and 710,252 adults collected from Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 30, 2016, as part of the Gallup Daily tracking survey and the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey. The data include 14,487 respondents from 2012/2013 and 23,483 from 2015/2016 who said yes when asked, "Do you, personally identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender?"

Question: "Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?"

Yes
Survey Average (Unweighted)
3.4%
  1. 8%
  2. 2. Vermont
    5%
  3. 3. Florida
    4%
  4. 4%
  5. 5. Indiana
    4%
  6. 4%
  7. 7. Arizona
    4%
  8. 4%
  9. 9. Georgia
    4%
  10. 10. Colorado
    4%
  11. 11. Maine
    4%
  12. 12. New York
    4%
  13. 4%
  14. 4%
  15. 15. Oregon
    4%
  16. 16. Nevada
    4%
  17. 17. Delaware
    4%
  18. 4%
  19. 4%
  20. 20. Missouri
    3%
  21. 3%
  22. 22. Utah
    3%
  23. 23. Kentucky
    3%
  24. 24. Iowa
    3%
  25. 3%
  26. 26. Tennessee
    3%
  27. 27. Kansas
    3%
  28. 28. Alaska
    3%
  29. 29. Alabama
    3%
  30. 30. Arkansas
    3%
  31. 31. Montana
    3%
  32. 3%
  33. 33. Wisconsin
    3%
  34. 34. Virginia
    3%
  35. 3%
  36. 36. Illinois
    3%
  37. 37. Maryland
    3%
  38. 38. Hawaii
    3%
  39. 39. Michigan
    3%
  40. 40. Ohio
    3%
  41. 41. Louisiana
    3%
  42. 42. Texas
    3%
  43. 3%
  44. 3%
  45. 45. Nebraska
    3%
  46. 46. Wyoming
    3%
  47. 47. Oklahoma
    3%
  48. 3%
  49. 49. Idaho
    2%
  50. 2%
  51. 2%

Regions are ranked by the percentage of "support" responses out of the total responses (excluding participants who answered "don't know" or refused to answer).

Submitted by Unknownmiles