To help unattached Americans improve their chances of finding love, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 29 key indicators of dating-friendliness. The data set ranges from share of single adults to movie costs to nightlife options per capita.
North Carolina ranked 15th overall and 10th for the 'Romance & Fun Category'.
|Best States for Singles||Worst States for Singles|
|1. Florida||41. Mississippi|
|2. California||42. Alabama|
|3. Texas||43. Alaska|
|4. New York||44. Kentucky|
|5. Pennsylvania||45. Kansas|
|6. Ohio||46. Wyoming|
|7. Illinois||47. New Mexico|
|8. Wisconsin||48. North Dakota|
|9. Massachusetts||49. Arkansas|
|10. Michigan||50. West Virginia|
Best vs. Worst
- Louisiana has the highest share of single adults, 54.05 percent, which is 1.3 times higher than in Utah, the state with the lowest at 42.56 percent.
- California has the most fitness and recreational facilities (per square root of population), 0.702745, which is 10.1 times more than in Hawaii, the state with the fewest at 0.069602.
- North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate for the single population, 4.58 percent, which is 2.8 times lower than in Mississippi, the state with the highest at 12.70 percent.
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