Subjects were asked, “How would you rate your current city or neighborhood for opportunities to date and make friends? Real-estate website Apartment List surveyed over 13,000 renters across the US to find the top 10 cities for dating in the country.In every situation, cost and budget will play a key role in finding your soul mate.We therefore turned to a panel of experts for advice on money, examining the characteristics of a prospective city to call home and drawing singles to those areas.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!
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.
always sunny: The city has a whopping 14.1% more women than men, and 36% of that population is single.
Plus, it's not uncommon for women in the City of Brotherly Love to regularly get arrested at sporting events, so you know they're also a passionate lot.
There are 38.6 gyms and fitness centers per million people in the area, but if you want to take your workout outdoors, this is a good place to be: Encased in rain forest with a famously outdoorsy culture, Portland is an urban hiker's paradise. Meet a dude—it's been ranked as the third best city for dating. You and your guy can happily reduce both of your risks for all major diseases by indulging in a seriously healthy diet: San Diego residents eat an average of about 34 servings of fruit and vegetables a week. has the smallest gender pay gap; women earn 91 percent of what men do annually. is awash in time-saving conveniences, like professional organizers, certified personal trainers, and restaurants with takeout.
On a more somber note, its female citizens are also least likely to die of breast cancer. Why it's great for women: It's ranked third on the AHDI—that measure that calculates education, life expectancy, and median earnings for women. And women can spend that extra cash at one of the city's many farmer's markets—it boasts the highest number of farmers' markets per capita. If you live there you will also be very fit; women in D. are more likely to exercise consistently—possibly in one of the city's myriad parks, including the 800-acre Great Falls Park and 1700-plus acre Rock Creek Park.