Half of the population is married, and 10% more are already divorced. Sure, there are more churches than in some of the other cities listed above. But odds are, that most of the people at your Woburn church are not interested.

A team of scientists from the University of Louisville, the University of Michigan and the University of California at Santa Barbara “compared the 150 most populated U. cities based on 25 key metrics.” Their data ranged from the percentages of singles in a city, the online dating opportunities, to the average costs for dining, going out for drinks, going to the movies, rent, the highest and lowest gender balance and more.“In order to identify the best cities for singles, Wallet Hub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U. cities across two equally weighted dimensions, ‘Dating Economics’ and ‘Romance & Fun.'”So what did they find?

Well, the best city to be a single dating is Salt Lake City, Utah. Other top-finishing cities include Atlanta, Georgia at No. 1 for “Romance & Fun” interestingly), Austin, Texas at No.

And don’t expect it to be easy find someone to date when you’re out and about, either.

Gloucester has the lowest number of places to meet people, including the 2nd lowest number of restaurants and the 6th lowest number of coffee shops.

But Franklin has the least number of available single people without kids.

A whopping 60% of people in Franklin already has a snuggle bunny, and they don’t want a third, thank you very much.

They could use a babysitter though; 42% of residents has a little one at home. 64% married: Highest 41% with kids: 5th Places to meet: 24th lowest Say you’re trying to find someone new to date, and you live in Lexington.

You’d probably have a much better chance on Match or even e Harmony than you would in area locales.

And if you’re a woman, you can just about forget it. But almost half of the population is married, and 31% have a child. Additionally, here are the best places for dating in Massachusetts: Lawrence, Malden, Medford, Chelsea, Lynn.

Females completely dominate this city by a wide margin: 57% of the population is female. If you want to be a step-dad, then this is your place! At least there are lots of single people there, right?

35% married: 42nd highest 24% with kids: 42nd highest Places to meet: 2nd most Okay, this is interesting, Northamptonites. When you count the number of bars, restaurants, coffee shops and churches per capita in the Northampton area, there are hardly any. This wealthy Boston suburb is a poor place to find someone to date. 2 in 3 couples are married, and there are lots of kids playing in the cul-de-sacs. We didn’t say anything about the quality of the dating scene…