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20 Affordable Gayborhoods

20 Affordable Gayborhoods

Living in a gayborhood doesn't have to be expensive. Real estate website Trulia studied Census data and from it created a list of affordable alternatives to pricey areas like San Francisco’s Castro and Southern California’s West Hollywood.

With the Census inclusive of a count on same-sex couples by zip code, Trulia could identify the gayborhoods and check the price of housing. See some of its suggestions on the following pages.

San Francisco

Castro Brisbanex633


Most popular neighborhood among male couples: Castro, San Francisco ($671 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Brisbane, Calif. ($311 per square foot).

Castro Redwoodheights


Most popular neighborhood among female couples: Castro, San Francisco ($671 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Redwood Heights, Oakland ($230 per square foot).


New York

Chelsea Jersey


Most popular neighborhood among male couples: Chelsea, New York ($1,199 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Jersey City, N.J. ($452 per square foot).

Parkslope Nyack


Most popular neighborhood among female couples: Park Slope, Brooklyn ($664 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Nyack, N.Y. ($266 per square foot).


Los Angeles

Weho Signalhill


Most popular neighborhood among male couples: West Hollywood ($481 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Signal Hill ($200 per square foot).

Weho Eastside


Most popular neighborhood among female couples: West Hollywood ($481 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Eastside, Long Beach ($207 per square foot).


Washington, D.C.

Logan Columbia


Most popular neighborhood among male couples: Logan Circle, Washington, D.C. ($525 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Columbia Heights, Washington, D.C. ($333 per square foot).

Alexandria Hyatsville


Most popular neighborhood among female couples: Alexandria, Va. ($405 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Hyattsville, Md. ($101 per square foot).


Boston

South End Dorchester


Most popular neighborhood for male couples: South End, Boston ($608 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Dorchester, Boston ($209 per square foot).

Jamaica Roslindale


Most popular neighborhood among female couples: Jamaica Plain, Boston ($304 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Roslindale, Boston ($227 per square foot).


Miami/Fort Lauderdale

Wilton Oakland


Most popular neighborhood among male couples: Wilton Manors, Fla. ($206 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Oakland Park, Fla. ($115 per square foot).

Wilton Lakeworth


Most popular neighborhood among female couples: Wilton Manors, Fla. ($206 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Lake Worth, Fla. ($66 per square foot).


Chicago

Edgewater Rogers


Most popular among male and female couples: Edgewater, Chicago ($131 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Rogers Park, Chicago ($95 per square foot).


Dallas

Oaklawn Northwest


Most popular among male couples: Oak Lawn, Dallas ($160 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Northwest Dallas ($92 per square foot).

Lakehighlands


Most popular among female couples: Lake Highlands, Dallas ($128 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Also Lake Highlands.


Atlanta

Morningside Grantpark


Most popular among male couples: Morningside/Lenox Park/Piedmont Heights, Atlanta ($129 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Grant Park, Atlanta ($104 per square foot).

Avondaleestates


Most popular among female couples: Avondale Estates, Ga. ($96 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Also Avondale Estates, Ga.


Philadelphia:

Washsquare Centercity


Most popular among male couples: Washington Square West, Philadelphia ($341 per square foot ). Trulia's affordable alternative: Center City, Philadelphia ($160 per square foot).

MOUNTAIRY


Most popular among female couples: Mount Airy, Philadelphia ($120 per square foot). Trulia's affordable alternative: Also Mount Airy, Philadelphia.
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