Should singles change their zip codes while looking for love online, or even take it further by moving to a more desirable state in the country?
A new study from WalletHub actually ranks all 50 states to determine the best and worst places for single daters.
The list breaks it down further into four categories.
- Overall Rank
- Dating Opportunities
- Dating Economics
- Romance & Fun
Digging deeper, the study shows the best states for online dating are:
- New Hampshire
The worst states for online dating are:
- New Mexico
- West Virginia
If you’re attached to your mobile phone and find yourself swiping left and right on mobile dating apps, the study shows a different digital picture.
The best states for mobile dating apps are:
- New Jersey
The worst states for mobile dating opportunities are:
- West Virginia
Overall, California ranks as number one on the list. Perhaps the sunshine, Rose Bowl, and Disneyland contributed to that score. Just behind California is Florida, with New York coming in at number three.
Arkansas ranked at the bottom of the list as the worst place for singles.
This list shows the top 10 ranked states in the country.
Is your state on this list?
This map below, highlights each state to see where they rank.
Click on your state to find out the overall rank, and think about casting a wider net while looking for love online.
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Julie Spira is America's Top Online Dating Expert. She's an award-winning dating coach who's been helping singles find love online for 25+ years. Follow @JulieSpira on IG.