Best Cities for Singles on New Year’s Eve Men, get thee to New York; women, try the West Coast By Mark Russell, Newser Staff Posted Dec 31, 2010 9:20 AM CST 7 comments Comments There are more single women on the east coast, and more men on the west coast, writes the Daily Beast. (Shutterstock) (Newser) – If you're a single lady and looking to ring in the New Year with a new love, go west, young woman—ideally to Los Angeles, the best city for single women in the nation, with 111,000 more single men than women. If you're a single man, however, the Northeast corridor, between Washington, DC, and Boston, is the place to be. New York City takes the No. 1 slot, boasting nearly 150,000 more single women than men (of course, Northern New Jersey and Long Island are lumped in). Other winners, according to the Daily Beast: For men, with the surplus of single women noted: Washington, DC area: 48,177 Philadelphia area: 30,929 Baltimore area: 26,575 For women, with the surplus of single men noted: Phoenix area: 88,288 San Diego area: 64,295 Riverside/San Bernardino, Calif.: 59,498 Click for the complete list.