The Best and Worst Cities for Singles

For the unlucky in love, the holidays can be an especially difficult time of year. If you’re single and lovin’ it, you take this time in stride. But when you’re still looking for that special someone, the Thanksgiving table is a cruel reminder that you remain a party of one.

If that’s you, take heart. You are not alone.

WalletHub has ranked the best and worst cities for singles in 2019. It analyzed 180 U.S. cities across 35 key indicators that are favorable to dating, including share of singles, online dating opportunities, and nightlife.

Among the 10 best cities for singles, three were in California. They were:

1. Atlanta, GA

2. Denver, CO

3. San Francisco, CA

4. San Diego, CA

5. Portland, OR

6. Chicago, IL

7. Los Angeles, CA

8. Madison, WI

9. Seattle, WA

10. Portland, ME

As for the worst:

182. Pearl City, HI

181. Pembroke Pines, FL

180. Glendale, CA

179. Brownsville, TX

178. South Burlington, VT

177. Columbia, MD

176. Yonkers, NY

175. Winston-Salem, OR

174. Shreveport, LA

173. Hialeah, FL

See full methodology and rankings here.

Data and analysis is compiled by WalletHub and does not reflect statistics on all U.S. or California cities.


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