Rehoboth, New Hope among top 10 cities for same-sex couples

    Step aside, California and Florida.

    New Census data show all kinds of demographic shifts, including a change in cities’ appeal to same-sex couples.

    Same-sex couples in the U.S. jumped by half over the last decade, according to Gary Gates, a demographer at the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. He tells the New York Times that number is now 901,997.

    And while some California cities make the 2010 list, the population is farther-reaching. Provincetown, Mass. tops the list. But local places, like Rehoboth, Del., and Bucks County’s New Hope, have bumped out the likes of San Francisco. They’re numbers four and eight on the list, respectively.

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