The overall male-to-female ratio is 10 among single adults ages 25 to 34.
But when we limit the young men to those who are , the ratio falls to 84 employed single men for every 100 single women.
Our poll published last week found that half (53%) of never-married Americans would like to eventually tie the knot.
And among never-married women interested in marriage, 78% said that it is “very important” to them that a potential spouse has a steady job (only 46% of never-married men said the same).
When you are meeting new people online, you can get to know them without physically being around them unless you are able or choose to.
When singles meet through the internet or through mobile apps, they get to know one another through messages that lead to texts that could lead to phone calls or video chats (which could inevitably lead to possible wedding bells in the future, right?! In the world of a truck driver, there’s not a whole lot of time to waste trying to figure out if the attractive woman or charming man you start a conversation with in person is single, interested, or shares common interests with you before you’ve got to move on to your next stop.
(We count both young adults who have never been married and those who have been previously married as single or unmarried.) So, which large metro areas have the best “marriage market”?
For women seeking a male partner with a job, our analysis found that San Jose, Calif., tops the list among large metro areas, with 114 single employed men for every 100 single women.
For more information on the geographic variable used for this analysis, see IPUMS-USA.
With more than 40 million men and women online looking for love, there are bound to be some scam artists out there.
A “catfish” is a person who creates a false online identity in the hopes of luring people into romantic relationships.
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.
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.