So, even though the U.S. Census still doesn't ask people if they're gay, and thus we still can not get an accurate count of gay and lesbian single people, the 2010 census is a font of new information about the number of gay couples across the country -- especially gay married couples. BUT! It turns out the numbers are a little disappointing, and after some demographics nerds crunched them, what they come up with is a very disappointing figure that there are a measly 4 million gay people in the country -- 1.7 percent of the population -- and that only goes up to 3.8 percent if you add in bisexuals and transgendered people. Now, the census is definitely not counting bisexuals and the transgendered, the figures on gay singles have to be estimated as well, so yeah, still not anything like a real accurate count!
But academics and demographers warn the gays not to wish too hard for a nationwide survey. England tried it recently, trying to reach a better national count of the LGB population, and they only came up with 1.5 percent, nowhere near the 6 or 7 percent figure that gay advocacy groups like to tout. Given the high percentages of tweakers, cunts, and fools among gays, these numbers might explain why it's so hard for many of us to find decent boyfriends.