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Top 10 Worst Cities To Be Single In

If you're single and hoping to go on a lot of dates, where you live could affect your chances of finding love. Here are the ten worst cities to date in the United States:

1. Brownsville, Texas

Few dating opportunities exist in Brownsville, Texas -- only 35.5% of dating opportunities are online, and there are limited nightlife opportunities.

2. Pembroke Pines, Florida

Pembroke Pines, Florida has one of the lowest singles gender balances, giving heterosexual singles less of an opportunity to find people to date.

3. Hialeah, Florida

There are only about 0.006 social clubs and 0.0742 nightlife options per capita in Hialeah, Florida, making it difficult to mingle and mix with other singles. It's also one of the least diverse cities in Florida.

4. Pearl City, Hawaii

Located on the island of Oahu, Pearl City only has 0.0828 nightlife options per capita, meaning there aren't a lot of options for bars and clubs to find love interests.

5. South Burlington, Vermont

While South Burlington, Vermont has a ton of recreational activities to choose from, the city has a major singles gender imbalance, which could make it challenging for someone to find love interests.

6. Warwick, Rhode Island

Despite being located near multiple coves, Warwick, Rhode Island was only ranked 107 when it comes to fun and recreation.

7. Glendale, California

Glendale, California has some of the highest movie costs of any major U.S. city along with New York City, Los Angeles, and Atlanta. It also ranked low in terms of dating opportunities -- the single population is low as are active Tinder users.

8. Lewiston, Maine

Maine's second largest city after Portland, Lewiston only has a downtown area with a handful of bars, restaurants, and breweries. It's not the most ideal place to date.

9. Yonkers, New York

Yonkers, New York has some of the highest meal costs in the nation. But, while dating can be super expensive in Yonkers, there are a handful of date activities to choose from.

10. Laredo, Texas

Voted the 10th worst city for dating, Laredo, Texas has some of the fewest online dating opportunities in the U.S. It also lacks recreational activities.

So, which cities are the best to date in?

The best cities to date in the United States include Austin, Texas, Seattle, WA, San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, San Francisco, CA, and Denver, CO, due to the percentage of singles, affordability of social activities, and the number of opportunities to meet others.

  1. "These are the Best (and Worst) Cities for Dating in 2019," Thrillist, February 11, 2019.
  2. "The 10 Worst Places to Live if You're Single," Insider, February 12, 2019.

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