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The Best Cities for Singles  

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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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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
carlybobarly added Minnesota
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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Illinois
3
Boston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Massachusetts
4
New York City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
New York
5
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Missouri
6
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Michigan
7
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Pennsylvania
8
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
beernbugs added Michigan, USA
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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Ohio
10
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Maryland
12
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Connecticut
13
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Nevada
14
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Washington
15
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
TyrellCorpse added Missouri, USA
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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
17
Norfolk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Virginia
18
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
MobyWaller added Kentucky, USA
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Trenton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
New Jersey
20
Austin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Texas
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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
22
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Hawaii
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Miami is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Florida
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Salinas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California, USA
25
Boise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Idaho