The Best City for Cheaters Is...
Washington, DC, says Ashley Madison
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 22, 2012 10:30 AM CST
Washington, DC, has a lot of Ashley Madison members.   (?denharsh)

(Newser) – Ashley Madison—the website bearing the tagline "Life is Short. Have an Affair"—has released its ranking of the top 10 US cities for cheaters. It drew its conclusions from its own subscriber base, looking at which cities had the most registered users and, based on its population, the highest per capita membership. The, er, winner? Washington, DC, is king when it comes to would-be adulterers, with some 37,943 registered users and the highest per capita stats—and 30 new subscribers per day, reports the Post.

Why DC? CEO Noel Biderman theorizes, "Simply put, the more successful you are, the more prone to cheating you are, and Washington is full of successful people looking for something outside their marriage." Rounding out the top 10:

  1. San Antonio
  2. Phoenix
  3. Salt Lake City
  4. Oklahoma City
  5. Pittsburgh
  6. Boston
  7. Chicago
  8. Dallas
  9. Orlando

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Aug 31, 2015 10:12 PM CDT
Washington is full of successful people; you say. Successful at what?
Feb 22, 2012 10:12 PM CST
Heav'n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn'd. an' I have the scratches to prove it...
Feb 22, 2012 5:00 PM CST
Alright San Antonio! Represent! Get some!