Do you ever find yourself standing at a bar, talking to the same coupled-off friends you always do, while inside screaming, "Where are all the single people?"
Well, luckily for you, Rent.com compiled data on America's cities to discover the best place for singles. They analyzed the percentage of unattached men and women aged 20 or over, then factored in the availability of nightlife, the safety of the city and the propensity for people to actually go out and do things like dance, bar hop, and attend concerts.
Here are the top 10 cities to be single:
38 percentFun Fact:
San Francisco has an annual 12K race called Bay to Breakers
where people dress up in costume, run and then party afterwards. It's awesome.
1,572,295 Percent Single:
38 percent Fun Fact:
At the annual Big Apple BBQ Block Party,
people pretty much stuff their faces with BBQ and listen to live music in Madison Square Park.
623,996 Percent Single:
38 percent Fun Fact:
Every Friday in the summer, the National Gallery of Art hosts “Jazz in the Garden
,” which brings out tons of music lovers.
Percent Single: 33 percent
Fun Fact: With Harvard, MIT, Boston University, and Boston College all located here, you're bound to meet someone sexy and smart!
627,704 Percent Single:
30 percent Fun Fact: During the annual Seattle BunnyCon
, people dress up like bunnies and go bar hopping
all in the name of charity.
1,543,884 Percent Single:
26 percent Fun Fact: Morgan's Pier
, which opens every summer season, is an outdoor beer garden where singles can imbibe on craft beer and delicious cocktails while looking out over the Delaware River.
389,314 Percent Single:
25 percent Fun Fact: Open Streets Minneapolis
is a cool event where the city designates certain streets at certain times to be car-free so residents can explore their city in a whole new way -- walking, biking, blading, etc.
605,247 Percent Single:
24 percent Fun Fact: Waterfalls
. Hiking trails. Kayaking. These are all normal-life things for Portlanders. Not to mention: craft beer
Percent Single: 23 percent
Fun Fact: Four times a year, Jersey City puts on "JC Fridays" -- a citywide festival of free arts events where people can check out local artists and listen to live music.
2,703,788 Percent Single:
23 percent Fun Fact:
Music festival Lollapalooza
happens in Chicago every year and attracts big name bands and over 160,000 people.
All stats and demographics were provided to Rent.com via Onboard Informatics, a data and technology company.
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