A ratio of 1 means that there is an equal number of single men to single women. A ratio higher than 1 means there are more single men than single women, whereas a ratio lower than 1 means the opposite. Next, we looked at the age range — 20s, 30s, and 40s — of these singles for each metro, broken down by gender. On the other hand, Upstate New York metros such as Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, and Syracuse have a very low percentage of single adults in their thirties.
Are you looking for someone who is working hard for the money or hardly working? To help both workaholics and those who barely work a real job find love, we examined what percentage of employed single men and women worked less and more than the standard 40 hours per week. The Florida metros of Daytona Beach, Cape Coral, and Sarasota had some of the highest shares of single adults working less than 40 hours per week.
Chances are, you might meet your match while chilling out on the beach in these cities. Many of these singles may be retirees. Washington, Silver Spring, Md. These metros have some of the highest percentage of single men and women with at least a college degree or graduate degree. Riverside, Fresno, and Bakersfield has some of the lowest percentages of single adults with a college degree.
Finally, we examined what percentage of the single population has never been married before. Large urban markets with relatively young populations such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, and San Jose have some of the highest percentage of single adults who have never been married.
Divorcee seeking the same? With data on your side, we hope we can help you improve your odds in love. For the quiz, we restricted the data to non-married adults with at least a high school degree and aged 21 or older, but younger than There were two underlying factors that determined which metro is the most suitable for the quiz taker.
The first factor was the single adult male to single adult female ratio. For the explanation portion of this report that comes after the quiz, the data includes all those who are 21 years of age or over and are currently non-married unless specified otherwise. We can help with your home search. Receive weekly news, advice, listings, and neighborhood info by email. Please log in to update your email preferences.
Sign up with a valid email address to continue. Mark Uh Mark Uh was formerly a data scientist at Trulia who conducts research on rental market trends and millennial behavior. His educational background includes a B.