Enter online dating network Badoo, which just released its rankings of the best (and worst) places to date, based on the size of the dating pool.
After combing the geographical data for all its users in the U.
Despite the city’s 2013 bankruptcy and high crime rates, Detroit is still a good bet for finding a date. With 43 percent of the population holding a college degree (15 percent above the national average), it’s a gold mine for those who seek intelligence in a mate.
Subjects were asked, “How would you rate your current city or neighborhood for opportunities to date and make friends?
And the winner who showed up in sweatpants and couldn’t buy me a drink because he’d spent his last on a beer and wings special for himself. And there’ve been wonderful guys in the mix too, most of whom fizzled out because in this city, it’s just really hard to fit two people, and their ambitions, into one relationship. ”) Maybe a change of location — to New Bern, North Carolina; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Detroit, Michigan; and Los Angeles, California — was the answer.
Things move so fast in New York that I only recently stopped to ask myself how I’d wound up here, over 35 and still single, but not always wanting to be. I’d already crossed the fuck-it-something's-got-to-give threshold of my New York dating life. If this trip had been a blind date, I would’ve walked out of the bar the second I saw New Bern’s offerings, via a terrifying night of Tindering.
So, compared to other cities, the odds here aren’t good for pinning down an eligible guy.
MYTH: Beantown boys get hitched before 30 — that is, if they're not too busy obsessing over their beloved sports teams.
“I can’t limit my options here; I don’t have so many.” She’s not kidding.
In its report Where to Live and Let Love Find You and an accompanying quiz, the company categorized each city based on its dating prospects, revealing which parts of the country have plenty of single men and women who meet the criteria of your dream mate.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, Trulia found that Boston is the best place to meet college-educated women in their 20s who work less than 40 hours a week. At the same time, Cambridge and Boston rank fifth and seventh, respectively, for the share of single, adult females who’ve earned at least a graduate degree. Cambridge ranked fourth for the number of single males with a college diploma and fifth for males with a graduate degree or higher.
BUSTED: Seattle is "the computer-assisted dating capital of the U. MYTH: With multiple online dating accounts, Bay Area boys are hunting for an elusive, algorithmically endorsed soul mate.
BUSTED: Yes, the city has one of the highest percentage of online daters in the country, but Bay Area men can commit — nearly half have walked down the aisle.