Straight, single women claim there’s no men, I wave around some data saying otherwise, and then we all have a fun time figuring out where the guys are hiding. My refutation of every single New York woman’s experience was such a Thing that Except, of course, I was completely (kind of) wrong.My singles map gets updated every single year, and every time it’s the exact same result: you complaining ladies must be crazy. While there might be more single men in NYC than single women, they aren’t who you think.“If they’re willing to be in the neighborhood or somewhere close to my apartment, definitely,” she says.For the past half-dozen years I’ve been fighting an easily-mapped battle about the shortage of eligible bachelors in New York City.The Seaside Heights beach stretches from Hiering Avenue on the north end to Dupont Avenue on the south end.The beach is famous for its soft white sand and has been voted as one of New Jersey’s Top 10 Beaches.The white sandy beaches are pristine, the boardwalk food is delicious and the nightlife is unmatched.
The ones that include NYC also claim some New Jersey, maybe a little Pennsylvania, Long Island, etc. Let’s hop across the East River for a moment – in the 20-34 range up above, Williamsburg has a few more men and Greenpoint has a few more ladies, but if we adjust down to 20-29 the picture changes a wee bit. Hip, single, straight, female twentysomethings: you are doomed. Going back to the Chinatown-makes-Lower-Manhattan-blue observation, let’s examine the Outer Boroughs to see if we can find a trend…There's a massive (and mesmerizing) fish tank in the center, which is surrounded with mingling twenty/thirtysomethings.There's a skeeball machine on one end, a bowling lane(!) on the other, and an interactive photo booth in the middle of the bar.Social Concierge launched in London in 2011 as a way for eligible professionals in their 20s and 30s to meet at some of the hottest venues in town.Extra single men was a clear trend everywhere, so there was no reason to look closer, right? As far as I can tell, New York City as a whole only has more single men than single women because of immigrant communities.