The San Francisco Bay Area is home to three restaurants and arts and entertainment businesses and for every 1,000 residents.
And getting to the plethora of eateries, concert venues and parks isn’t a problem: The city has one of the most walkable layouts in the country.
You can trust that we maintain strict editorial integrity in our writing and assessments; however, we receive compensation when you click on links to products from our partners and get approved. If you’ve been looking for love without much luck, maybe you’re looking in all the wrong places — and not in the three best cities: Boston, Washington, D. As home to the unmarried, the young and the educated, these cities on the East Coast topped Nerd Wallet’s third annual “Best Cities for Singles” list. Boston tops our list of the best cities for singles for the second year.
But don’t buy a one-way ticket to our top pick, Boston, just yet — we found plenty of other places around the nation that offer the right combination of supply and social opportunities for singles. The city has an entertainment scene — from museums and theaters to sports — with something for every interest for the high percentage of singles who live here.
Although the cost of living is high here, which makes for an expensive night out, the higher median incomes somewhat offset that cost.
Those times when you want the full experience, take your date to the Wonderland Ballroom to eat, drink and dance the night away.
To break out of the usual dinner and a movie date rut, check out Art After 5 every Friday evening at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
For a unique time out, each month Oakland treats itself to a nighttime street festival of art, music and food at First Fridays.
A three-course dinner and a movie will cost about in Baltimore, which is a bargain compared with the other East Coast cities on our list. This Midwest city earns its high rank as an attractive city for singles because nearly 70% of its population isn’t married.
One unique option for an after-work cocktail in this city is W. And for those on a tight budget, the cost of a date in Cleveland is the second lowest of our top 10 cities.
Located on one of the most gorgeous stretches of California coastline, Monterey is home to the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium.
After exploring the otters, penguins, eels, and sharks- take a stroll down historic, waterfront Cannery Row.