The dating scene gets a bad rap, but the way we see it, your 30s, 40s, and 50s can be a great time to find love (or lust)—especially if you know where to look. To help stack the odds in your favor, we combed data from the country’s biggest cities to find the areas with the most vibrant social scenes, the biggest dating pools for the 35-55 set—and where the ratio of single men and women were closely matched. Here, the 8 best cities for singles in America. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below This sunny city on Florida’s west coast is a hotbed for singles, boasting more unmarried people over 40 than any other city in the country. With nice weather year-round, the dating options are endless: from Latin dancing and live music to brew pubs and outdoor excursions.
Your , fifties can be a great time to find love — especially if you know where to look. Allow us to point you in the right direction. We examined over 6.2 million interactions between our members to find out which cities had the highest response rates for singles over 40.
Aptly named the “A City for All Seasons”, also appears to be the “City of Love” — topping the list of cities with high response rates for 40+ singles. Boca wasn’t the only city in the “Sunshine State” to make the list. Three other Florida cities — , Clearwater, and West Palm Beach — were great locales for older singles. With good news comes the bad. Aside from Florida, 40-year-old singles didn’t get much love on the eastern half of the United States.
Cities like , Brooklyn ( previously found to be the , and Saint Louis had response rates that were nearly 50% lower than cities like Boca and Salt Lake City. On the other side of the country, notoriously retiree-friendly states like Arizona and California had high response rates for 40+ singles.
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