Finding love isn’t easy. Dating can get weird and downright awkward, leaving some of us ready to throw in the towel. A whopping 45 percent of U.S. adults will be sporting a single status this 2019 V-day, so if you're wondering where to enjoy your single status — or where to meet like-minded single folks to potentially end your singledom — some places are better than others.
Florida is known for many things: show-stopping alligators, insane news headlines and an almost non-existent winter. But being voted the best state for single people? That means there’s a chance for newfound love — and it’s just in time for Valentine’s Day. If you’re single and ready to mingle, Florida’s your state.Valentine’s Day 2019: 5 things to know about the history of the holiday
With sunny vibes and thousands of attractions in Florida, you can ease your first-date jitters knowing there’s always something fun to do. You've probably heard that there's plenty of fish in the sea, but in Florida, it’s actually true. Wallethub reports the balance of single females and males in Florida ranks at No. 11, which means your chances of finding Mr. Right (or Mrs. Right) aren’t too bad. Imagine being in one of the world’s most famous vacation destinations and finding the love of your life. Miami and Orlando made it onto Wallethub’s 2019 top 10 list of the most sinful cities in America—and for good reason. Miami is known for lavish nightlife options, making it easy to get sucked into the craveable Hollywood-esque vibes while Orlando is the ultimate hub of flashy attractions. Between the alluring bars and never-ending night life, finding the company of thrilling single folks should be a breeze.
Also ranking high on the top areas for singles? Sunny California. Cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Sacramento, Long Beach and more ranked high on WalletHub's top cities for Valentine's Day list, due to their relatively low cost for date-friendly activities like theater tickets, restaurants and drinks; the number of attractions, parks, nightlife options and other recreation activities and the amount of single people and online dating opportunities in the area.How well do you know these romantic movie quotes? Take our quiz
The East Coast also ranked high for singles using the same metrics: economics, recreation and dating opportunities. Cities like Portland, Maine, Boston, Pittsburgh, Washington, Rochester, N.Y., Richmond, Va. and Burlington, Vt. ranked toward the top of the "best cities for singles" list.
If you're looking to meet other single people, the city with the highest percentage of singles is Detroit, and Fremont, Calif. has the lowest percentage of singles. Gilbert, Ariz. has the most online dating opportunities and Brownsville, Texas has the fewest.These are the most romantic restaurants in the country
These are the top 20 cities for singles in the country, according to WalletHub's study:Atlanta Denver San Francisco Portland, Ore. Los Angeles Seattle Chicago San Diego Minneapolis Portland, Maine Madison, Wisc. Boston Pittsburgh Tuscon, Ariz. Washington Honolulu Austin, Texas Rochester, N.Y. Phoenix Columbus, Ohio