Census: More Than 131,000 Same-Sex Marriages in U.S.

September 27, 2011 Updated Sep 27, 2011 at 6:18 PM EDT

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Census: More Than 131,000 Same-Sex Marriages in U.S.

September 27, 2011 Updated Sep 27, 2011 at 6:18 PM EDT

Census data from 2010 shows 131,729 gay or lesbian couples who say they are married, according to a story on USA Today's website.

The data also shows more than 514,000 same-sex unmarried partner households, according to the story. This marked the first time same-sex statistics were released by the Census Bureau.

Read the USA Today story HERE.