The Ultimate List of the Best and Worst States for Singles

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Here Are the Best and Worst States to Live in If You're Single

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so we've been thinking about relationships.

Whether we're in one, just left one, or would rather be alone than be in one, relationships are synonymous with the romantic February 14th holiday. No matter your age, it's fun knowing what cities and states are better for single people than others.

Thanks to WalletHub we know what state to move to... or away from. If you're looking for love, you might be doing it in all the wrong places. Here are the best and worst states for singles!

Best Cities to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Some cities might be more enjoyable to celebrate Valentine's Day in than others. While factoring in key metrics such as florists per capita, weather forecast, as well as cost of three-course meal for two people, the following cities made the cut as some of the best cities to celebrate Valentine's Day.

  1. San Francisco, CA

  2. New York, NY

  3. Las Vegas, NV

  4. San Diego, CA

  5. Honolulu, HI

  6. Seattle, WA

  7. Scottsdale, AZ

  8. Portland, OR

  9. Orlando, FL

  10. Los Angeles, CA

  11. Washington, D.C.

  12. Denver, CO

  13. Atlanta, GA

  14. Chicago, IL

  15. Austin, TX

  16. San Jose, CA

  17. Virginia Beach, VA

  18. Sacramento, CA

  19. Houston, TX

  20. Boston, MA

Facts About Valentine's Day

  • Women are more likely to spend nothing on a Valentine's Day gift while men are more likely to spend over $100.

  • Men are three times more likely than their counterpart to think it's okay to get into credit card debt over a Valentine's Day gift.

  • 4 in 10 people believe spending money recklessly is more of a turnoff than bad breath.

  • Meanwhile, 53 percent of people would not marry someone with bad credit.

  • In 2018, men spent nearly twice as much as women, $196 vs. $100 for Valentine's Day last year.

  • Americans will spend $3.9 billion on jewelry, another $1.9 billion on flowers, and $1.8 billion on candy totaling a whopping $7.6 billion.

  • But don't worry because there will be 9 million marriage proposals made on Valentine's Day.

Best States for Singles

  1. Florida

  2. California

  3. Texas

  4. New York

  5. Pennsylvania

  6. Illinois

  7. Ohio

  8. Wisconsin

  9. Massachusetts

  10. Michigan

WalletHub compared all 50 states across 28 key indicators such as movie costs, nightlife options per capita, and percentage of single adults.

Worst States for Singles

  1. New Mexico

  2. Kansas

  3. Alabama

  4. Alaska

  5. Mississippi

  6. Kentucky

  7. Wyoming

  8. North Dakota

  9. Arkansas

  10. West Virginia


All information and stats thanks to WalletHub. For more details visit their blog, here.

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