But where are the best cities for singles to take the online dating plunge?Look at cities with the biggest pool of online daters, according to e Harmony, Match.comand the up-and-coming How About We,where people meet their match based on the types of dates they propose.Until very recently, if you said you had a “hookup” in Oakland people usually thought it was for automatic weapons or crack.But (THANK YOU HIPSTERS) the newly-gentrified East Bay is now the nation’s 21st-most-active Tinder market, and over 35% of its population is single. New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.But that doesn't mean all dating apps are created equal.“It’s striking to see that massively dense cities across the United States have a lower percentage of singles,” says Joey Hadfield, spokesperson for Badoo.“We’re noticing that rural areas pose a greater opportunity for singles to meet a potential mate.” Interested to find out how your city fared?
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(Yes, they are Hollywood A-listers who may never even know your name, let alone that you exist. ) 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. Regardless of your preference, know that Wallet Hub is cheering for you.
With your love life in mind, our data team compared the 150 most populated U. cities based on 29 key indicators of a location that’s friendly toward a single-but-looking status.
This being the era of Facebook and Twitter, it only makes sense that online dating has become one of the main sources for meeting new people.
Online dating sites, from top contenders such as Plenty of Fish,to more niche sites such as Christian Mingle,drew nearly 626 million visits in January, according to Experian Hitwise.