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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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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Illinois
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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
horatio added California, USA
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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
carlybobarly added Minnesota
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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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New York City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
New York
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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Pennsylvania
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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
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Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Massachusetts
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Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
beernbugs added Michigan, USA
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Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
California
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Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added California, USA
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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Missouri
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Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Michigan
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Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added California, USA
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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Nevada
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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added California, USA
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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Washington
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Encinitas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
wonder55 added California, USA
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Chico is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
layla1 added California, USA
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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Singles
Ohio