Boston worst city for dating
So The Daily Beast set out to quantify the best American cities for where to meet a great guy—one who’s smart, fit, fun, and most importantly, single. First, we measured cities with 500,000 or more residents.
Suburbs, which have a far higher percentage of married people, weren’t included in the sample. That critical number—the biggest pool of youngish, single men—encompassed 60% of the weighting.
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The number of college-educated women now far outstrips the number of college-educated men, which in turn has diminished their options in the dating pool (as you might be aware, a couple of Atlantic articles have touched on this issue).
Since most romance is local, I've spent the last few days sorting through Census data on the country's 100 or so largest metro areas to figure out where the disparities are worst -- or in other words, where a college-educated woman might have the hardest time finding a good date.
Of course, none of these metro areas really offer women good odds, as you can see in the table below.
But college towns, tech-centers, the Midwest, and (for whatever reason) Utah's major metro areas seemed to offer some of the most abundant educated male populations. [Update: AM - Since there seems to be a bit of confusion, I'd just like to reiterate that this table includes all 102 U.
Miami What it lacks in educated men (it ranked 24th in number of bachelors degrees) Miami makes up for in gyms and social life, coming in at #2 and #1, respectively.9.In 1995, women and men ages 25 to 29 were about equally likely to have a B. Now, the balance looks like this: Which brings us to today's relatively thin pool of college educated guys.The next chart shows the percent by which college-educated women outnumber men in the 15 largest American metro areas.We’ve come a long way from Where The Boys Are, the 1960 flick about four college girls who hit the road in search of eligible men.
Today, such crucial relocation choices can’t be left up to chance.San Diego Like Miami's beach bunnies, San Diegans tend to have great tans, great hair, great bodies, and because of the city's high cost of living, lucrative jobs.10.