What is the best gay city to live in Indiana?
Which city in Indiana is the top LGBTQ-friendliness while being the most affordable? Find out here on this episode. Then download your FREE Queer Money Kickstarter, a 9-step Guide to Kickstart Your Journey to Financial Independence.
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What’s the most affordable, LGBTQ+ friendly City in Indiana?
Today, we’re sharing the most affordable, LGBTQ+ friendly city in Indiana. What’s the runner-up for the most affordable, LGBTQ+ friendly city in Indiana? Evansville! Why? Evansville scored a 94 on the Human Rights Campaigns Municipal Equality Index, the second highest for the state, as only one city scored 100. The home values average $181,000 yearly, coming in the middle for Indiana. Rent averages $866 a month for a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment and is the second lowest for the state. The cost of living is 80%, which is also in the middle for Indiana. The average income is $42,000 yearly, in the middle, and the median income is $50,000 annually and the third lowest.
What’s the winner for the most affordable, LGBTQ+ friendly city in Indiana? Bloomington! Why? Bloomington scores a 100 on HRC’s MEI and is the only city in Indiana to score a 100. The home values average $298,000 per property, the second highest for Indiana. Rent averages $1,726 a month and is the highest for the state. The cost of living is 88.8%, which is the highest. The average income is $72,000 a year and is also the highest. While median income is $48,000 a year and is the second highest. HRC’s 100 rating and average and median incomes make Bloomington our top pick for Indiana.
On next Thursday’s Queer Money® bonus episode, we’re covering the most affordable and most gay-friendly city in the state of Illinois.
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