2016's Best & Worst Cities for Singles

Image Finding love is part willingness and part geography: You can only be so determined to have a happily ever after; your zip code has to meet you halfway. As of 2015, about 109 million, or 45 percent, of the U.S. adult population are single, including the individual components of the now-defunct Brangelina. (Yes, they are Hollywood A-listers who may never even know your name, let alone that you exist. But dreams can come true, right?)

The only problem with being a member of such a large unmarried group, informally known as “America’s Singles Club,” is that your prospects need to live within a drivable or walkable distance — unless you and your future beau can tolerate a completely or partially virtual relationship. Hey, we’re not judging.

Regardless of your preference, know that WalletHub is cheering for you. With your love life in mind, our data team compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on 29 key indicators of a location that’s friendly toward a single-but-looking status. Our data set ranges from “share of single population” to “number of online dating opportunities” to “nightlife options per capita.” 


Last modified onSaturday, 06 May 2017 10:07