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Nov. 16th, 2006

07:44 pm - Gay Buying Power Projected at $641 Billion in 2006

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Date:November 17th, 2006 04:50 pm (UTC)
Doesn't the average self-identified gay person have a higher than average income? They are almost all adults, a higher percentage of them are under 65 than the percentage of all adults are, and more of them live in areas with a higher standard of living (NYC, SF, LA, SEA, BOS, ...) than the country as a whole.

And more of them are men, and men make more than average...

I don't know if that's enough to make up for only having 3-4% of the population, but that would mean that on average, they'd need to have roughly twice the income? That's probably a bit high, but not too far off.
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Date:November 17th, 2006 07:27 pm (UTC)
Plus, smaller numbers of children means more disposable income. I
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