As of 2015, about 109 million, or 45 percent, of the U. adult population are single, including the individual components of the now-defunct Brangelina.
(Yes, they are Hollywood A-listers who may never even know your name, let alone that you exist. ) The only problem with being a member of such a large unmarried group, informally known as “America’s Singles Club,” is that your prospects need to live within a drivable or walkable distance — unless you and your future beau can tolerate a completely or partially virtual relationship. Regardless of your preference, know that Wallet Hub is cheering for you.
For those hoping to increase their probability for finding their forever mate, the key may be location, location, location. The Census does not ask about sexual orientation.) These are just two scenarios for lovelorn singles. (Take the quiz here.) Don’t miss: Rich women like rich men, and rich men like slender women Whether or not you actually want to move after taking the quiz is another story.
Where you’ll hang: Bars on East Sixth Street, like East Side Showroom, and on South Congress, like Crow Bar, are “laid-back, not gross and cruise-y,” says Amanda, 36.Men are there to see music and have conversations, not just to get laid (though there’s that, too! Guy you'll meet: He's got "neck tattoos and good manners," says Machell, 40. Little-known fact: It’s the fastest- growing city in the U. Where you’ll work: Tech firms like Dell, UT Austin, and the state of Texas (it’s the capital).Men are there to see music and have conversations, not just to get laid (though there’s that, too! Guy you'll meet: He's got "neck tattoos and good manners," says Machell, 40.Oddball date: Head to Congress Avenue Bridge to see millions of bats congregate at sundown.Insider tip: Live shows are a “great place to meet people,” says Amanda.In every situation, cost and budget will play a key role in finding your soul mate.We therefore turned to a panel of experts for advice on money, examining the characteristics of a prospective city to call home and drawing singles to those areas.Claim to fame: Hundreds of days of sunshine for skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, and rafting. Where you'll work: It's an energy hub, and tech and telecommunications are on the rise, too.Finding love is part willingness and part geography: You can only be so determined to have a happily ever after; your zip code has to meet you halfway.Whether they do these things on dates or to learn what dating is like is open to interpretation.We subtracted points for places where people play a lot of computer games (Get out of the house, people.) and added points for people using dating sites and apps.