The study is based on criteria that includes percentage of singles agespopulation density, and dating venues per capita such as concerts, coffee shops, bars, bowling alleys, etc. We teamed up with AXE Deodorant Bodyspray, which specializes in the dating game, to find out which city is revered as the D. Dating Capital of the U. Yee haw! Austin, Texas, tops the list of best cities to play the dating game. Is the city you call home the place to find that special someone?
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We recently surveyed 2, US consumers across the country on a variety of tech topics, and we gathered additional demographic data, including the respondents' home states. First we told you which states prefer Android or iOSthen we mapped preferred gaming platforms.
This week, we're looking at the most popular dating apps in each state. Tinder was the top dating app in the US, at 17 percent.
It was followed by Match, at 15 percent. Eight percent chose "Other.
On a state-by-state basis, Tinder won in 27 states, followed by Match with 17 states. The are also interesting when broken down across demographic lines: 32 percent of Tinder users were ages 18 to 24, and 38 percent of that age group prefers Tinder above the rest. This is the only age group where the percentage of respondents preferring any one dating app eclipses those who answered "none.
Plenty of Fish skewed a bit older, with 32 percent of users who prefer POF between the ages of 25 and Looking at wider age ranges, respondents ages 18 to 44 generally prefer Tinder, and those ages 45 to plus are more apt to look for love on Match.
Bumble is only app of the bunch that requires women to send the first message after a match. For whatever reason, 58 percent of respondents who preferred Bumble are men.
Conversely, 58 percent of those who prefer the more data-driven and compatibility-focused OKCupid are women. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links.
Prior to that, he served as an editor at SD Times. He graduated from Syracuse University's S. Newhouse School of Public Communications. You can also find his business and tech coverage on Entrepreneur and Fox Business. Rob is also an unabashed nerd who does occasional entertainment writing for Geek.
Once a year you can find him on a couch with friends marathoning The Lord of the Rings trilogy--extended editions. Follow Rob on Twitter at rjmarvin1.
Mapping state-by-state tech trends: most popular dating apps
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