Asked how many dates they had been on in the past three months, singles who said they were in the dating market reported the following: The subpopulation of dating singles in our survey sample is too small to produce highly reliable demographic breakdowns on this dating question.
But in our modest sample, urban residents were more likely to be active daters than were suburbanites or rural residents.
When singles who are actively looking for partners were asked about the dating scene where they live, a majority of those actively seeking dates (55%) said it was difficult to meet people.
Only 43% said it was easy, while 2% said they didn’t know.
Only 16% of single Americans say they are hunting for a partner.
That group represents 7% of the entire adult population.
At first glance, the survey results suggest ample targets for Cupid among American adults.
Single men are more likely than single women to report being so situated.
While the survey provides no direct evidence that the internet can take credit for the higher rates of wedlock among its users, it does show that internet date-seeking has become increasingly popular.
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Among internet users, how the married and the committed met each other.
In our sample of internet users, we found that those who are in serious long-term relationships or marriage are equally as likely to have met through friends or in a work or school setting.Yet among the uncommitted, relatively few say they are in the market for relationships.