Among unmarried adults, 62 percent prefer to date someone who lives alone; only 14 percent prefer to date someone who lives with other people.
Perhaps living alone sends the right signal about independence and availability – or perhaps living alone just makes dating easier (does anyone really want to hear their mom ask, "Honey, can I make you and your friend some pancakes? Whatever the reason, we get it: so we looked at the ratio of men living alone to women living alone in order to assess the dating scene.
Of course, we’re only talking about the quantity of men and women, not whether they’re your idea of a great date.
But the Upper East Side ZIP code of 10021 – which covers most of the East 70’s – has almost two women living alone for every man who lives alone.We’re not going to make you and your friend pancakes.Note: these data are based on the 2010 decennial Census.dormitories, prisons, barracks, and other institutions) and people aged 65 and older.We adjusted these counts of men and women living alone based on our estimates of the prevalence of single gay men and women in each ZCTA, in order to estimate the number of heterosexual single men and women living alone.We also subtracted estimates of the gay and lesbian population in order to focus on men and women interested in dating someone of the opposite sex; check out our Welcome to the Gayborhood post if that’s news you can use.Finally, we excluded people older than 65 since differences in life expectancy skew the gender ratio in the later years. C., women often complain about the lack of available men.On the other hand, "Man Jose" gets that nickname for having too few available women for the men of Silicon Valley. In love, as with real estate, it’s better to get the inside scoop before you start your search.“Neighborhoods” refer to Zip Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTA’s), an approximation of ZIP codes created by the Census.In calculating the number of men living alone and women living alone in each metro or ZCTA, we excluded people living in “group quarters” (e.g.