WalletHub: Virginia ranks No. 9 in Best States for Singles

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, how does Virginia fair when it comes to helping our single folk?

Virginia is ranked No. 9 for Best State for Singles, according to WalletHub. The states were compared on the basis of three main categories: dating economics, dating opportunities, and romance and fun. Virginia ranks No. 1 in median annual household income.

Source: WalletHub

The study also looks at gender balance of singles, online-dating opportunities, restaurants per capita, recreational activities, openness to relationships, etc.

The top 10 states in order are: Florida, Texas, California, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, Virginia and New Jersey.

Below are rankings for how Virginia did in several other categories:

  • 29th – Gender Balance of Singles

  • 19th – Online-Dating Opportunities

  • 7th – Mobile-Dating Opportunities

  • 1st – Median Annual Household Income (Adjusted for Cost of Living)

  • 9th – Restaurants per Capita

  • 20th – Movie Theaters per Capita

  • 15th – Crime Rate

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