4 percent of Philly metro area identify as LGBT, above national average

A person holds a rainbow-colored gay pride flag during a rally at Philadelphia City Hall in May 2014, following the overturning of the ban on same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania by a federal judge. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The Philadelphia region ranks slightly above average among top metro areas in a new ranking of the percentage of residents who identify as LGBT.

On another front — the Philly metro area ranked right around the average for job creation last year.

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