The first map, like the original, charts the surplus of men or women ages 18-64.
As in 2007, the odds still favor single men on the East Coast, single women on the West. Conversely, there are roughly 50,000 more single men than women in San Diego; a surplus of 38,000 men in Seattle; and over 20,000 more single men than women in San Jose, San Francisco, L. The odds also favor single women in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St.
Still, these maps offer a broad picture of where sheer numbers favor single men or single women—something that just might come in handy for those looking for love this Valentine’s Day.
*CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that there are 1,010 single women per 1,000 single men in Atlanta.
Read on for the cities where singles are closest to a happily ever after, expert dating advice and a full description of our methodology. 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.
The top three are all in Texas: Mc Allen-Edinburg-Mission (1,538 single women per 1,000 single men), Brownsville-Harlingen (1,444), and Killeen-Temple (1,375).
The final map, for singles aged 45 to 64, shows the odds in favor of men growing larger.Paul, Honolulu, Salt Lake City, Denver and Pittsburgh.Once more, smaller metros move to the top of list when we look at the ratio of single women to men ages 35 to 44.New York has 1,072 single women per 1,000 single men; Philly has 1,074; and D. The metros with the largest ratios of single women to men are all on the smaller side: Greenville, North Carolina, with 1,227 single women per 1,000 single men; Florence, South Carolina, with 1,212; Burlington, North Carolina, with 1,185; and Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas, with 1,172.On the flip side, there are 1,101 single men per 1,000 single women in San Diego and 1,068 single men per 1,000 single women in Seattle.published its infamous “Singles Map.” Eight years later, an update seems in order.