Have a picnic at or bring your date to one of the monthly, year-round arts festivals that take place downtown. In town, Minneapolis has more parkland per 1,000 residents than any other large city in the country — 180 parks in all — along with a connected chain of lakes and the Grand Rounds, a 50-mile loop of trails, paths and roadways around the city. Read on to see why College Station is the talk of the town while Seagoville is probably a bit on the boring side. Dallas, Texas Index Score: 62. You can see the top 50 places in a lovely chart at the end of this post. About the Author Jaime Jacques is a freelance writer currently based in Guatemala.
Nestled on a postcard-perfect 12-mile stretch of white sand beach, this Club Med is ideal for romance and well-suited to the mature solo vacationer. Of course, we want to measure the type of people who live in each city, and make some assumptions about what single people like. Go on, go ahead and argue that there are plenty of singles in their forties, fifties, and even sixties. We learned that single men own more often than they rent, are willing to pay more for convenience, and are shocking! So we researched the internet for a database that contains all that information. Miami Beach also made the top 10 for the portion of its single populace that falls within our 18 to 44 demographic. The Arnold Arboretum at Harvard is one of the finest in the world. Keep an eye on Ticketmaster, Stubhub, and sites like that for events that are coming to your area.
A typical first date can include some combination of politics, history and the arts, making our nation's Capitol a beacon for for the unattached female. Although traffic congestion and commute times are bad in San Francisco, driving is often optional. It helps, of course, that the city has a fairly compact center loaded with date-friendly diversions — indoors and out — to suit most tastes. It's also a place with ample culture, accessible natural attractions and an outgoing, engaging populace. The results were strikingly different from those of NerdWallet and Pew.
You may get a quieter night out in downtown Ames, at places like like Whiskey River or the Olde Main Brewery. Unemployment is much lower than the national average; likewise, the foreclosure rate is among the lowest in the country. There are also loads of bike paths, amazing museums like the recently opened Barnes collection, affordable rents, and tons of bars and restaurants. In the new 'Burgh, you can enjoy a fine meal of locally sourced ingredients at Douglass Dick's Bona Terra restaurant, drink award-winning craft beer at the Church Brew Works, and take in the ballet at the Benedum Center or an art-house movie at the Harris Theater. The metro area also offers nearly 120 miles of Atlantic coastline and lots of dedicated bike paths. The number of personal care businesses. For Texas, that meant a total of 217 cities.
We also kept an eye on health care resources and costs although in some cases — notably San Francisco and New York — the sheer single-friendliness of the city trumped its admittedly steep cost of living. It's also a great place to meet guys, consistently ranking in the top 10 as one of the best cities for dating. They have so many businesses and good places to go visit and have fun to go see things downtown. One of my personal favorites is the website , which offers advice on pretty much every aspect of moving to a new country. San Jose, California This might be the most surprising entry on the list, until you remember the eligible bachelors of Silicon Valley. Cleveland's appeal goes well beyond the renowned Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the arcing beaches of Lake Erie. According to Pew, 53 percent of singles say they want to eventually tie the knot.
Back in early May, I wrote about the based on housing data and other research provided by. For instance, Pew Research Center , which factors in both male-female ratios and employment status. The market dates to 1840 and earned designation as one of the American Planning Association's 10 great public spaces. Live music abounds at the town's many bars. The city has a diverse and tolerant population, with a strong gay and lesbian community and more than 100 distinct neighborhoods. The only way to decide for yourself is to try them all. Let's start with a caveat: Trying to rate places on how they appeal to older singles is like picking a vacation spot for someone else.
The Somerville Theatre hosts a branch of the local Museum of Bad Art; it also provides a home each spring for the Independent Film Festival of Boston. Money may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Within the sprawling metropolis, the revived downtown is one of the best places to break the ice. Population: 247,323 Median Age: 29. Its population was 44,894 in 2010.
Just like a lot of singles wish to one day be, South Miami is not alone. Because women are delaying and starting families later in life, they are also therefore living alone for longer periods of time. You and your guy can happily reduce both of your risks for all major diseases by indulging in a seriously healthy diet: San Diego residents eat an average of about 34 servings of fruit and vegetables a week. Interestingly, the city with the highest percent of married couples was Fremont—a whopping 64 percent of the population here is married, compared to, say, Sacramento or Oakland with 37 percent and 32 percent, respectively. Finally, we averaged these scores together to get an overall Big Deal Score, the lowest of which was our winner in this case, South Miami. The Georgia hub scored well for its java, and , a single-origin coffee and donut bar in Ponce City Market, is a fine place for a pick-me-up and perhaps a pick-up line. Numerous lakes within a two-hour drive offer fishing, trails, small beaches and boat ramps.