Did you know your location can make it harder to find that special someone? Yes, really! Certain states are easier to date in than other states.

Let’s break down what are the best and worst United States states for singles, thanks to WalletHub.

What are the factors WalletHub took into account when determining the best (and worst) states for singles? Well, they compared the 50 states across three key dimensions – dating economics, dating opportunities, and romance & fun. Finally, they evaluated over 28 different metrics that you can find here

Best states to be single in:

  1. Florida

  2. California

  3. Texas

  4. New York

  5. Pennsylvania

  6. Illinois

  7. Ohio

  8. Wisconsin

  9. Massachusetts

  10. Michigan

Worst states to be single in:

  1. New Mexico

  2. Kansas

  3. Alabama

  4. Alaska

  5. Mississippi

  6. Kentucky

  7. Wyoming

  8. North Dakota

  9. Arkansas

  10. West Virginia

Want to know more? Here’s a few more interesting breakdowns, again, complements of WalletHub. 

Highest share of single adults:

  1. Louisiana

  2. New Mexico

  3. Rhode Island

  4. New York

  5. Mississippi

Lowest share of single adults:

  1. Iowa

  2. Nebraska

  3. Wyoming

  4. Idaho

  5. Utah

Highest gender balance of singles:

  1. Nevada

  2. Maine

  3. Ohio

  4. Louisiana

  5. Michigan

Lowest gender balance of singles:

  1. Hawaii

  2. South Dakota

  3. Maryland

  4. Utah

  5. North Dakota

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