Where Does Raleigh Rank Among Best U.S. Cities For Singles?

By Jason Hall

December 1, 2020

Where does Raleigh rank among U.S. cities for singles?

A recent study conducted by WalletHub ranked Raleigh as the 38th best city for singles.

WalletHub included 182 U.S. cities and considered 32 key factors including the share of the population that is single to the number of online dating opportunities, as well as the average price for a two-person meal.

Raleigh received a total score of 57.65, an 'economics' rank of 62, a 'fun & recreation' rank of 38 and a 'dating opportunities' rank of 71.

Here are the full rankings of the study below:

  1. Madison, Wisconsin
  2. Atlanta, Georgia
  3. Denver, Colorado
  4. Salt Lake City, Utah
  5. Columbia, South Carolina
  6. Fargo, North Dakota
  7. Missoula, Montana
  8. Portland, Maine
  9. Boise, Idaho
  10. Tempe, Arizona
  11. Reno, Nevada
  12. Manchester, New Hampshire
  13. Tuscon, Arizona
  14. Burlington, Vermont
  15. Columbus, Ohio
  16. Cincinnati, Ohio
  17. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  18. Lincoln, Nebraska
  19. Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  20. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  21. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  22. Rapid City, South Dakota
  23. Tallahassee, Florida
  24. Richmond, Virginia
  25. Grand Rapids, Michigan
  26. St. Louis, Missouri
  27. Knoxville, TN
  28. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  29. Cheyenne, Wyoming
  30. Portland, Oregon
  31. Colorado Springs, Colorado
  32. Rochester, New York
  33. Seattle, Washington
  34. Chandler, Arizona
  35. San Diego, California
  36. Des Moine, Iowa
  37. Omaha, Nebraska
  38. Raleigh, North Carolina
  39. Chicago, Illinois
  40. Springfield, Missouri
  41. San Francisco, California
  42. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
  43. Boston, Massachusetts
  44. Houston, Texas
  45. St. Paul, Minnesota
  46. Tampa, Florida
  47. Phoenix, Arizona
  48. San Antonio, Texas
  49. Lubbock, Texas
  50. Honolulu, Hawaii
  51. Charleston, South Carolina
  52. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  53. Scottsdale, Arizona
  54. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  55. Bismarck, North Dakota
  56. Los Angeles, California
  57. Austin, Texas
  58. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  59. Jacksonville, Florida
  60. Washington, D.C.
  61. Glendale, Arizona
  62. Corpus Christi, Texas
  63. St. Petersburg, Florida
  64. Wilmington, Delaware
  65. Salem, Oregon
  66. Worcester, Massachusetts
  67. Nampa, Idaho
  68. Casper, Wyoming
  69. Nashville, Tennessee
  70. West Valley City, Utah
  71. Tacoma, Washington
  72. Cleveland, Ohio
  73. Anchorage, Alaska
  74. Norfolk, Virgina
  75. Akron, Ohio
  76. Augusta, Georgia
  77. Miami, Florida
  78. Mesa, Arizona
  79. Wichita, Kansas
  80. Fayetteville, North Carolina
  81. Irving, Texas
  82. Overland Park, Kansas
  83. Orlando, Florida
  84. Aurora, Illinois
  85. Tulsa, Oklahoma
  86. Charlotte, North Carolina
  87. Dallas, Texas
  88. Huntington Beach, California
  89. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  90. Nashua, New Hampshire
  91. Kansas City, Missouri
  92. Indianapolis, Indiana
  93. Buffalo, New York
  94. Fort Worth, Texas
  95. Albuquerque, New Mexico
  96. New Haven, Connecticut
  97. Las Vegas, Nevada
  98. Fort Wayne, Indiana
  99. Juneau, Alaska
  100. Vancouver, Washington
  101. Louisville, Kentucky
  102. Huntsville, Alabama
  103. Arlington, Texas
  104. Las Cruces, New Mexico
  105. Providence, Rhode Island
  106. Plano, Texas
  107. Dover, Delaware
  108. El Paso, Texas
  109. Spokane, Washington
  110. Baltimore, Maryland
  111. Durham, North Carolina
  112. Aurora, Colorado
  113. New Orleans, Louisiana
  114. Port St. Lucie, Florida
  115. Chesapeake, Virginia
  116. Huntington, West Virginia
  117. San Jose, California
  118. Amarillo, Texas
  119. Chattanooga, Tennessee
  120. Jersey City, New Jersey
  121. Columbus, Georgia
  122. Gilbert, Arizona
  123. Oceanside, California
  124. Memphis, Tennessee
  125. Billings, Montana
  126. Rancho Cucamonga, California
  127. Sacramento, California
  128. Charleston, West Virginia
  129. Mobile, Alabama
  130. Henderson, Nevada
  131. Fresno, California
  132. Newark, New Jersey
  133. Long Beach, California
  134. Toledo, Ohio
  135. Riverside, California
  136. Irvine, California
  137. Birmingham, Alabama
  138. Garden Grove, California
  139. Bridgeport, Connecticut
  140. Newport News, Virginia
  141. New York, New York
  142. Chula Vista, California
  143. Oxnard, California
  144. Little Rock, Arkansas
  145. Cape Coral, Florida
  146. Fort Smith, Arkansas
  147. North Las Vegas, Nevada
  148. Fontana, California
  149. Jackson, Mississippi
  150. Anaheim, California
  151. Santa Clarita, California
  152. Bakersfield, California
  153. Peoria, Arizona
  154. Ontario, California
  155. Gulfport, Mississippi
  156. Grand Prairie, Texas
  157. Detroit, Michigan
  158. South Burlington, Vermont
  159. Fremont, California
  160. Garland, Texas
  161. Montgomery, Alabama
  162. Santa Rosa, California
  163. Greensboro, North Carolina
  164. Santa Ana, California
  165. Stockton, California
  166. Columbia, Maryland
  167. Oakland, California
  168. Shreveport, Louisiana
  169. Lewiston, Maine
  170. San Bernardino, California
  171. Yonkers, New York
  172. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  173. Pearl City, Hawaii
  174. Modesto, California
  175. Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  176. Moreno Valley, California
  177. Hialeah, Florida
  178. Laredo, Texas
  179. Warwick, Rhode Island
  180. Pembroke Pines, Florida
  181. Brownsville, Texas
  182. Glendale, California

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