What’s been going on in the US in the last 12 months or so? Ah yes, THE recession, the fall of Wall Street, overall reduced consumer spending and the massive impact on the entire country in particular being felt by New Yorkers. Therefore, it was surprising to find New York was rated Number 1 out of 40 metropolitan US Cities for COOLNESS by Singles, according to Lauren Sherman of Forbes.com’s latest report on the Best Cities for Singles in 2009.
In terms of number of Singles in New York in the overall population – Singles make up 28%, so it is definitely the place to meet other like minded Singles, find a potential partner and even fall in love, with the absolutely perfect for the job SHI Symbol.
And if you’re into Online Dating, Match.com said the New York metro area active Online Dating account holders accounts for 8% of the entire site’s active members. Considering Los Angeles is the 2nd largest metropolitan area in the USA, it only boasts a 5% take up rate, New Yorkers are doing very well!
Loads of other interesting comparisons were made in the report between cities from the cost of living, culture, nightlife, to the ratio of Singles to the entire population of a metropolitan city.
To find out how your City rated in all these interesting areas and more, click here for the report.