Less Than 1 in 20 Americans Succumb to LGBTQ Sins

Oregon was the state with the highest concentration of queer people, at 5.6-percent, followed by Nevada (5.5-percent), Massachusetts (5.4-percent), California (5.3-percent) and Vermont and Washington (5.2-percent each). (The Daily Mail graph)

The Daily Mail – Nationwide, 4.5-percent of Americans identify as LGBTQ+, but the population density of queer people varies from one state to the next, according to new survey data.

The national figure is higher than previous estimates, which put the U.S. LGBTQ+ population (which includes people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or asexual) at roughly 10 million adults, or 4.1 percent of the population.

The findings are based on a survey conducted from 2012-2017 by Gallup Daily Tracking, which polled around 350,000 different people over the age of 18 each year. The data was compiled by The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. 

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