For single men, Columbus, Ohio, Charlotte, N. For single women, Denver, Austin and Washington, D. Overall, women are beary happy with dating opportunities in Texas, with Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas ranked in the top Five cities -- Charlotte, Austin, Washington, D. Men are more satisfied with dating than women in nearly two-thirds of metros Overall, it seems that men tend to view their dating experiences more positively than women: This pattern does vary at the metro level.
Men are more satisfied than women with dating opportunities in 18 of the 29 metros studied. Many of the locations where women are more satisfied with dating than men are tech hubs that attract young workers, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Portland and Seattle. Perhaps women are more satisfied because of the greater share of educated men to date -- and sweep them off their feet The satisfaction gap between men and women is greatest in Orlando, Fla.
Columbus, Ohio, comes in second with 65 percent of men expressing satisfaction with dating, compared to 46 percent of women. Men are also far more satisfied with dating than women in Southern California metros such as San Diego 18 percent gap , Riverside 17 percent gap and Los Angeles 10 percent gap. This is in contrast to the Northern California metros of San Jose and San Francisco, where women are more satisfied with dating opportunities than men. Those without a degree are most satisfied with dating opportunities in San Jose 63 percent , Nashville 57 percent and Virginia Beach 55 percent.
Nationwide, there seem to be better dating opportunities for those with higher levels of education: In three metros -- Atlanta, Durham, N. For example, Boston and San Jose, two metros with a whole watt of very educated workforces appear at opposite ends of the spectrum.
In Boston, 59 percent of college grads are satisfied with dating, compared to 31 percent of those without a degree. In San Jose, 29 percent of college grads are satisfied with dating, compared to 63 percent of those without a degree.
Conclusion Overall, 42 percent of those we surveyed nationwide reported positive levels of satisfaction with dating opportunities in their metros, while only 30 percent gave negative responses.
This suggests that many singles are reasonably happy with dating options.