Best & Worst States for Singles in 2017

    Besides looks, personality and employment status, your location can influence your odds of finding a romantic partner. as uncovered by a recent survey by WalletHub. Naturally people have priorities when searching for love, however, where you live can be more conducive than others to finding the “one”.

    As you can imagine, states that have a lower cost of living will stretch your dates a lot further, which translates to cheaper or more frequent dates.   Just like anything else, dating is a numbers game, According to the study a bit more financial leverage, on the other hand, you might appreciate a state with relatively more attractions guaranteeing new experiences for both you and your potential other half.  So ideally you want to either live in a cheaper area or do well in a more expensive state. One thing is common is the number of singles in a state obviously has an effect, not just the cost of living.

    WalletHub asked which states combine all of those qualities and more? To answer that question, WalletHub’s data team compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 23 key indicators of dating-friendliness. Our data set ranges from “share of single adults” to “movie costs” to “nightlife options per capita.” Read on to see the complete ranking, expert dating advice and a full description of our methodology.

    To see how your zip code affects your chances of a happily ever after, check out WalletHub’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles report.

    Hover over your state below:

    Source: WalletHub
     

    Best & Worst States for Singles

    Overall RankStateTotal Score‘Dating Opportunities’ Rank‘Dating Economics’ Rank‘Romance & Fun’ Rank
    1Washington55.7023016
    2Colorado55.424713
    3California52.7914827
    4Montana52.432292
    5South Dakota51.232438
    6Texas50.4831742
    7Hawaii48.69101628
    8Nevada48.6074419
    9District of Columbia48.599466
    10Florida48.5164026
    11Utah48.4512245
    12Wyoming48.233465
    13Wisconsin47.6921119
    14Minnesota47.3816825
    15North Dakota47.2537110
    16New York46.4455111
    17Vermont45.9640371
    18New Hampshire45.8732157
    19Nebraska45.8535514
    20Illinois45.4684930
    21Iowa45.2038418
    22Oregon44.8619504
    23Pennsylvania44.69153520
    24Arizona44.31111947
    25Idaho44.26261023
    26Massachusetts43.99183415
    27Michigan43.36132643
    28Missouri42.61291824
    29Virginia42.49172035
    30Ohio42.27202332
    31Maine41.9346213
    32Indiana41.53251436
    33Georgia40.92143841
    34New Jersey39.47232937
    35Oklahoma39.21331340
    36North Carolina38.94272438
    37Connecticut38.56364517
    38Kansas38.13281249
    39Rhode Island37.76433912
    40Delaware37.33452222
    41Louisiana37.15412831
    42Maryland37.14312739
    43Tennessee36.45393233
    44South Carolina35.77442529
    45New Mexico35.70303646
    46Kentucky33.78423144
    47Alaska33.63494321
    48West Virginia30.64474734
    49Arkansas28.77504148
    50Alabama28.66483350
    51Mississippi25.93514251

     

    Where does your state rank?

    Source: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-singles/31667/

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