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Love is in the air and many singles are prepping for the chocolate-fueled day we celebrate every Feb. For single women looking to change their status, is Cupid’s arrow all about location, location, location?
We also considered the median earnings for workers to gauge the relative affordability of dating.
Social scene: We assessed date-friendliness by calculating the number of arts and entertainment businesses and restaurants per 1,000 residents in the metro area.
To find out, Nerd Wallet crunched the numbers of the 50 largest U. cities to uncover the best places for single women.
Unfortunately, due to a lack of specific data, our list isn’t able to break out information for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered singles. All things being equal, living among many single men can’t hurt, right? Census Bureau figures show 82.57 single men for every 100 single women in New York City.