Fort Lauderdale is one of the best cities for singles

Did you know more than half of all adults in the U.S. are single?! The personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles… and Fort Lauderdale is #17 BEST city for singles!


Some singles are closer to a happily ever after than they think, but it depends on where they live. To identify the cities in which singles have the highest chance of finding a significant other, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities across 25 key metrics. Some things taken into account – the percentage of singles to the number of online-dating opportunities to the number of attractions in each city.

The Dating Scene in Fort Lauderdale (1=Best; 75=Avg.)
38th – Restaurant Meal Costs
31st – % of Single Persons
11th – Number of Nightlife Options per Capita
27th – Number of Cafes per Capita
13th – Number of Restaurants per Capita (yes, we have A LOT here)
68th – Online Dating Opportunities
62nd – Mobile Dating Opportunities

Not near Fort Lauderdale like me? Check out how the single life is in your area by clicking here. Shout out to Salt Lake City, Orlando, and Tempe for making the top 3! My favorite city, Austin, came in at #6. Miami is #36 and my home, Columbus, is #42.

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