The Best Cities For Dating
Trending News: These Are The Best (And Worst) Cities For Dating In 2018
Long Story Short
A recent survey reveals the top 10 best and worst cities to find love.
Single and ready to mingle? From crafting the perfect online dating profile to making sure you’re dressed to impress on a first date, there’s a lot to consider when pursuing love.
Have you covered all the basics and still feel like you’ve been struggling on the dating scene? You might want to consider moving.
Wondering where you might have better luck at finding the one? The folks at housing website Apartment List looked into the question by polling over 10,000 renters nationwide, and the results might surprise you.
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It appears Madison, Wis., Charleston, S.C., and Denver rank as the best cities for dating. They’re all college towns and emerging tech hubs, populated by young and educated workers. Do you see where this is going?
On the flipside, if you happen to live in Syracuse, NY., Bridgeport, CT., or New Haven, CT., you’re probably not having as much luck. Those are just the top 3 of the worst.
In terms of dating satisfaction, Columbus, Oh., ranked number one for men with 65.4% responding that they are satisfied with dating opportunities while Denver, Co., is where women are the most content.
What’s interesting in that department is that Charlotte, Austin, Washington D.C., Minneapolis and Dallas all make the top 10 list for both ladies and gents. Surely, there are plenty of sparks flying around those parts.
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It appears though, that overall, men are happier with their dating experiences than women are—the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver and Portland, which are all tech hot spots, are where the ladies reported to be more satisfied with their prospects. Surprise!
The survey also highlights that folks with higher levels of education may have better dating opportunities: 46% of respondents with a bachelor’s degree or higher expressed satisfaction compared to 40% of those without a degree. It’s not clear if there’s direct link between education and a happy love life, but still interesting to ponder.
Our advice? Take these rankings with a grain of salt, please. That said, if you’re feeling a bit stagnant in your love life, it’s never too late for a change of scenery. Expand your horizons! Live a little.
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In 2016, there were 110.6 million single adults in America, according to census numbers.