The American cities with the highest gay populations are New York City with , Los Angeles with , Chicago with , and San Francisco with 94, as estimated by the Williams Institute in Whites are somewhat less likely 3. And the latest Williams Institute estimatesfromfind that 0. But experts say the true scope of those problems can only be fleshed out by large-scale data collection—and that such information will make it a lot easier to get the resources needed to fix problems like the extremely high rates of poverty experienced by transgender people and gaps in parental rights affecting gay couples with children, particularly if the numbers have the authority of being produced by the government itself. Fact Tank - Our Lives in Numbers.
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5 key findings about LGBT Americans
They also have to consider translations into several languages. About 10 million people, or 4. In a nationally representative telephone survey of 35, Americans, Pew Research found that 1, or 4. As the LGBT population moves into its full and equal place in public life, many people are asking an old question with new urgency: What data can do.
And the data they gather could pay direct benefits. Results are presented separately for women and men. University of Chicago Press, Gates mined this data from the Census to produce his geographical analysis, which was celebrated by LGBT people as confirmation that they were a legitimate voting bloc and politicians needed to take their concerns seriously. In doing so, their work takes three main forms. The American cities with the highest gay populations are New York City with , Los Angeles with , Chicago with , and San Francisco with 94, as estimated by the Williams Institute in