Young adults who would like to get married naturally start looking for love in the community they live in, but in some parts of the country, the odds may be against them.A new Pew Research Center analysis finds pronounced differences in the ratio between men and women living in the largest U. metro areas, especially when it comes to singles who have an attractive characteristic: a job.A busy life on the road can get lonely even for those already in committed marriages and relationships.However, starting new relationships can be even more difficult when you’re always en route.It's pretty simple: Look for cities that have a lot of other single people!More specifically, look for neighborhoods where single people are concentrated.Our poll published last week found that half (53%) of never-married Americans would like to eventually tie the knot.
While we were able to obtain gender ratio data from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS), the ACS public use data file does not release that information by traditional metro area, or MSA.(Yes, they are Hollywood A-listers who may never even know your name, let alone that you exist. ) The only problem with being a member of such a large unmarried group, informally known as “America’s Singles Club,” is that your prospects need to live within a drivable or walkable distance — unless you and your future beau can tolerate a completely or partially virtual relationship. Regardless of your preference, know that Wallet Hub is cheering for you.With your love life in mind, our data team compared the 150 most populated U. cities based on 29 key indicators of a location that’s friendly toward a single-but-looking status.When you are meeting new people online, you can get to know them without physically being around them unless you are able or choose to.When singles meet through the internet or through mobile apps, they get to know one another through messages that lead to texts that could lead to phone calls or video chats (which could inevitably lead to possible wedding bells in the future, right?! In the world of a truck driver, there’s not a whole lot of time to waste trying to figure out if the attractive woman or charming man you start a conversation with in person is single, interested, or shares common interests with you before you’ve got to move on to your next stop.