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  • Number of Americans who use online dating services

    40 million Americans use online dating services. That's about 40% of the adult American single population.

  • % of the adult American population that is single

    44% of the adult American population is single. That's over 100 million people.

  • Ratio of single men to single women in America

    On average, there are 86 single men to every 100 single women in America. So, the odds are slightly in favor of men finding a mate.

  • The US states with the worst ratios

    The states with the worst ratios are Idaho and Utah, with 40% and 41% single, respectively.

  • The best / most effective way to attract someone (a dating mate).

    Single people surveyed say that flattery is the best way to attract someone.

  • Popularity of online dating profiles with photos compared to profiles with no photos

    Profiles with photos get over twice as many responses. Profiles with photos get over twice as many emails as profiles without them.

  • % of men and women who find relationships from a barstool (in a bar)

    Only 2% of men find relationships from a barstool. This number only goes up to 9% for women.

  • The chance a women has for a 2nd date if she has not heard from him within 24 hours of their first date

    1 in 8: the chance a women has for a 2nd date if she has not heard from him within 24 hours of their first date.

  • % of women that date men that are at least 5 years older than them

    76% of women date men that are at least 5 years older than them

  • % of singles that find a great smile the most attractive feature

    53% of singles find a great smile the most attractive feature.