According to the US Census Bureau, there are 646,000 same sex couple households in the United States. This calculates to a 80.4% percentage growth between 2000 and 2010. Among this numbers, there are 115,064 gay couple households with children.
This statistics are significant because they are PRIOR to the 2014 4th circuit ruling overturning many southeast State amendments banning gay marriage. Guilford County alone shows significant growth in the continuance of marriage licenses being issued to same-sex couples.