Young women live dating

Justin Schweiger set up at a bar in Washington with six – count ‘em: six! (@Lisette Pylant)Alexandra Woody, the fifth woman in Schweiger's six-date series.

-- Tom Ashbrook Lisette Pylant, social media manager and barista at China Town Coffee in northeast Washington.

Looking at the most recently available census data, we explored the demographics of the “marriage market” based on what women said they want in a spouse.

Nationwide, single young men outnumber their female counterparts.

Granted, that statistic may be more an indication of a preexisting condition than a resulting one: one would imagine that healthier, heartier aging men are more desirable to young women than their less-healthy, less robust counterparts.1843’s dissection was based on a report by OKCupid (which looked at matches and searches by its users), a study by Britain’s Office of National Statistics, and another by Sven Drefahl of the University of Stockholm.

He’s not a dating expert, nor an advice columnist, psychologist or relationship therapist.

According to an analysis of sociological and economic findings published in 1843, men who date younger women tend to be healthier and live longer.

But when we limit the young men to those who are , the ratio falls to 84 employed single men for every 100 single women.

To answer that question, Wallet Hub’s data team compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 23 key indicators of dating-friendliness.

Our data set ranges from “share of single adults” to “movie costs” to “nightlife options per capita.” Read on to see the complete ranking, expert dating advice and a full description of our methodology.

Our poll published last week found that half (53%) of never-married Americans would like to eventually tie the knot.

And among never-married women interested in marriage, 78% said that it is “very important” to them that a potential spouse has a steady job (only 46% of never-married men said the same).

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