WalletHub Study: 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles

More than 45 percent of the U.S. adult population is unmarried, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates. There are around 110.6 million unmarried people in America age 18 and older in 2016. The percentage of unmarried U.S. residents age 18 and older in 2016 who had never been married is 63.5%.

WalletHub recently did a report of the 2017 Best & Worst Cities for Singles. It’s interesting to see their report as some of the cities I didn’t expect to be the best or worst list. Below are the top 10 best and worst cities per WalletHub’s report.

Best Cities for Singles Worst Cities for Singles
1 San Francisco, CA 173 Charleston, WV
2 Atlanta, GA 174 Laredo, TX
3 Los Angeles, CA 175 Lewiston, ME
4 Denver, CO 176 Pearl City, HI
5 San Diego, CA 177 Yonkers, NY
6 Seattle, WA 178 Warwick, RI
7 Chicago, IL 179 Hialeah, FL
8 Portland, OR 180 Pembroke Pines, FL
9 Minneapolis, MN 181 Brownsville, TX
10 Portland, ME 182 South Burlington, VT

WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 32 key indicators of dating-friendliness. The data set ranges from share of single population to number of online dating opportunities to nightlife options per capita.

Currently the top dating website as of November 2017 is Zoosk however below are more dating sites that have also been successful in match making.

If online dating is not your thing there are several other options out there like a yoga retreat by https://www.bookyogaretreats.com which has around 99 different singles retreats. To check out their different retreats click here.

If you don’t want to meet your future mate doing downward dog try out a singles cruise. CruisesOnly.com is a great resource to book a singles cruise as it gives you several options to choose from. To check out their different cruise options click here.

Thanks to WallHub’s report singles of 2017 are more informed of their options and cities you should or should not live in. Besides this report WalletHub offers more consumer services. First, WalletHub is the first-ever website to offer free credit scores and full credit reports that are updated on a daily basis. If that sound great check out their other services they provide.

  • Search, Compare & Review financial products, professionals and companies;
  • Organize, Share & Learn from other consumers as well as personal finance experts
  • Customize Financial News from blogs, major news outlets and experts
  • Customized credit-improvement advice
  • Personalized savings alerts
  • 24/7 wallet surveillance. Such features are supplemented by more reviews of financial products, professionals and companies than any other website offers and a diverse community of subject matter experts.

Wallet Hub is completely free for consumers. New users don’t need an account to use Wallet Hub, but without one you won’t be able to rate and reviews businesses or professionals, ask questions to experts, interact with other users, customize your Wallet News, etc. You can create an account here.

While I’m not single I have several single friends and understand the frustrations of dating especially in your 30’s and up. Hopefully WallHub, CruisesOnly.Com, Top Ten Best Dating Sites and BookYogaRetreats.com will help all the singles out there find their mate.

For more information about WallHub click here.


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