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Afternoon View - The Island City

Although it's a couple of miles inland, gay gay gay Wilton Manors calls itself "The Island City," because its boundaries are defined by canals.
Wilton Manors is known as a gay village, although its population is extremely diverse. Wilton Manors ranks 2nd in the U.S. for its percentage of gay residents as a proportion of total population, with 140 gay residents per 1,000 residents. The Fort Lauderdale area ranks 4th in metro areas (per capita). Neighboring Oakland Park is ranked sixth on the list. Wilton Manors has approximately 1270% more gay men per capita than the national average.

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