Click on the experts’ profiles to read their bios and thoughts on the following key questions: What should singles be looking for when choosing a city?
It's pretty simple: Look for cities that have a lot of other single people!
More specifically, look for neighborhoods where single people are concentrated.
Online dating has grown in popularity to the point where there is almost no social stigma attached to it.
You can browse as much as you like before deciding if you want to pay for an account, and there are so many ways to narrow your search so that you can custom-make your own best matches.
If you want a little more help in making matches, you may want to try our Silver Award winner, Spark, which uses a personality test based on colors to represent sets of characteristics.
Our Bronze Award winner, Ok Cupid, allows for a combination of suggested matches and matches that you essentially make yourself by using an array of search filters.
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.
Our data set ranges from “share of single population” to “number of online dating opportunities” to “nightlife options per capita.” Continue reading below for the winners, expert dating advice and a full description of our methodology. Some offer plenty of options for singles, whereas others are friendlier toward other lifestyles.
Likewise, evaluating a dating site before using it is essential, and it will bring you that much closer to finding a good match.
Bumble is a dating app that only allows women to initiate contact in opposite-sex connections; in same-sex connections either party may initiate contact. Since 2012, Tinder has been matching singles based on their social profiles and geographic location. Both users must “swipe right” before being matched and are then able to chat within the app.