The social clubs and event-planning groups vary their focus by age and interests, but between the lot of them, there should be an event for every Detroit-area single looking to meet people in a comfortable environment.
Love is in the air and it’s apparent online, where an increasing number of singles find their next date virtually.
This map is almost entirely pink, meaning that, by middle age, single men have the advantage nearly across the board.
This is true on the West Coast as well as the East Coast. now moves into second place, with 140,000 plus more single women (1,256).
Of course, it’s important to note that these figures do not account for differences by level of education or race and ethnicity, which can affect dating choices considerably.
And it does not control for the gay and lesbian population or for singles who are in relationships or who live together.
We expected to see wide areas of Tinder country, where swiping right is part of the single life.
And it’s true that Tinder peppers our map from sea to shining sea.
Once again, the places with the highest ratios are smaller metros: Hanford-Corcoran, California, with 1,859 single men per 1,000 single women; Jacksonville, North Carolina, with 1,777; The Villages, Florida, with 1,724; Watertown-Fort Drum, New York, with 1,445; and Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana, with 1,438.
But the truth is, the most realistic picture is achieved by charting singles across a series of age ranges. Younger single men outnumber younger single women across the board.