Tampa Shines as One of the Top Cities for Singles in America
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly 47% of the U.S. adult population is unmarried, including those who have never married, are divorced, or widowed. Additionally, Pew Research Center reveals that approximately 57% of single adults are not interested in pursuing a relationship or engaging in casual dating.
To aid America’s singles in their quest for love, WalletHub analyzed over 182 U.S. cities, assessing 35 key indicators of dating-friendliness. These indicators ranged from the percentage of the single population to the availability of online dating opportunities and the average cost of a two-person meal.
Where Florida cities rank.
Tampa secured the 7th spot on this list. The study notes that the city’s dating scene revolves around recreational activities, such as golfing, boating, swimming, and fishing. Additionally, you can find Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Cape Coral, Port St. Lucie, Pembroke Pines, and Hialeah.
Seattle is the best city for singles.
Seattle claims the title of the best city for singles. The study highlights Seattle’s abundant options, including attractions, restaurants, social clubs, and various venues for meeting singles or enjoying a date. Furthermore, Seattle stands out as one of the fastest-growing large cities in the U.S., scoring high on the “Community Well-Being Index,” which includes factors ranging from public health and transportation to access to essential community resources. The city also has one of the highest median annual household incomes in the nation, reaching $70,308 (adjusted for the cost of living).
Taking the third spot on the list is Denver, praised as an excellent choice for singles seeking a fitness-oriented partner. Known for its proximity to the Rocky Mountains, Denver offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities within the city limits, with numerous parks and fitness centers contributing to its appeal. The study also commends Denver for its high walkability, enhancing the overall experience for singles in the city.
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