Best and Worst US Cities for Dating

Congrats, Madison, Wisconsin
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2020 3:29 PM CST
Best, Worst Cities for Singles

Some cities are better than others when it comes to dating, and Madison, Wisconsin, is apparently better than everywhere else. So says WalletHub in a new ranking of 182 US cities designed for those who are single and looking for a partner. It used a number of factors, including the number of single people, things to do, and the cost of actually going out on a date. Ranking dead last in the survey is Glendale, Calif. Read on for the 10 best and worst cities on the list:

The best cities for singles, with their overall score out of a 100:

  1. Madison, Wisconsin, 66.48
  2. Atlanta, 65.51
  3. Denver, 63.14
  4. Salt Lake City, 62.90
  5. Columbia, South Carolina, 62.71
  6. Fargo, North Dakota, 62.56
  7. Missoula, Montana, 62.24
  8. Portland, Maine, 61.89
  9. Boise, Idaho, 61.51
  10. Tempe, Arizona, 61.49
Read on for the worst 10 cities.

The 10 worst cities for singles in the survey:

  1. Pearl City, Hawaii, 44.45
  2. Modesto, California, 44.35
  3. Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 44.35
  4. Moreno Valley, California, 44.29
  5. Hialeah, Florida, 44.18
  6. Laredo, Texas, 43.85
  7. Warwick, Rhode Island, 43.63
  8. Pembroke Pines, Florida, 43.11
  9. Brownsville, Texas, 40.98
  10. Glendale, California, 38.96
Click to read the full list. (Check out the safest American cities.)

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