MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new survey by Gallup says that an estimated 2.9 percent of Minnesotans identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Gallup tracked data from June to December last year, and contacted 4,365 people to determine their results.READ MORE: Wild And Timberwolves Win Big Saturday, United Ties
The figure indicates a higher percentage than most surrounding states — Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota — but a lower percentage than neighboring South Dakota, which Gallup estimated at 4.4 percent identifying as LGBT.READ MORE: Family Mourns 'Loving' And 'Gentle' St. Paul Man After Fatal Hit-And-Run
North Dakota’s 1.9 percent estimate put them in last place among all 50 states.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
The national average was 3.5 percent. Click here for more information.