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List Rules Top U.S. city list for dating single men and women

List of the best cities for single men and women. Many cities are designed for the slower paced lives of families with 2.5 kids, a minivan, and 8 p.m. curfew. These sorts of places can be stifling for the average single man or woman. Since these cities are planned with everything spaced out so far apart, they aren’t really optimal for the single professional. The cities on this list, such as New York and San Francisco, are equipped with the best public transit systems so that it’s easy to get from work to your vibrant nightlife without hassle.

This list answers the question, “What are the best cities for single men and women to live?” The cities compiled on this list have high levels of single people, good employment rates with great median salaries, easy access to entertainment like movies and concerts. These cities are often metropolitan or just outside a metropolitan area because of the opportunities for singles activities like bar hopping, theater, world-class restaurants.

The cities on this list are perfect for any single person looking for a place to life with strong employment opportunities and plenty of entertainment. If you’re a single man or women the cities on this list may hold everything you need to live a successful and happy life. 

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
San Francisco California

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Los Angeles California

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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
San Jose California

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
horatio added San Diego California, USA

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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Las Vegas Nevada

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Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Santa Cruz California

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Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Berkeley California

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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Oakland California

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Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Pasadena California

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
New York City New York

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Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added Santa Monica California, USA

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Santa Ana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
wonder55 added Santa Ana California, USA

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
wonder55 added Long Beach California, USA

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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added Sacramento California, USA

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Chico is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added Chico California, USA

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Encinitas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
wonder55 added Encinitas California, USA

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Irvine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added Irvine California, USA

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Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added Santa Barbara California, USA

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Salinas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Salinas California, USA

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Carlsbad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
wonder55 added Carlsbad California, USA

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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
wonder55 added Anaheim California, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Seattle Washington

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Singles

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Chicago Illinois

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Portland Oregon

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Boston Massachusetts

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Pyongyang is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
TyrellCorpse added Kansas City Missouri, USA

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
carlybobarly added Minneapolis Minnesota

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Austin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Austin Texas

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Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Honolulu Hawaii

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Miami Florida

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Denver Colorado

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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Tampa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Tampa Florida

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Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Ann Arbor Michigan

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Louisville is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
MobyWaller added Louisville Kentucky, USA

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Houston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Houston Texas

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Boise is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Boise Idaho

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Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
beernbugs added Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

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Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Raleigh North Carolina

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Orlando is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Orlando Florida

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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Atlanta Georgia

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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Baltimore Maryland

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Durham is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Durham North Carolina

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Iowa City is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Iowa City Iowa

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
St. Louis Missouri

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Memphis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Memphis Tennessee

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Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Lincoln Nebraska

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Bloomington is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Bloomington Illinois