Dating length statistics

17-Feb-2020 18:45

Overall: Some key demographic dimensions of each group are shown in the table below: In general, those with college degrees and higher levels of household income are significantly more likely to be married than those with high school diplomas and those living in households with more modest levels of income.

African-Americans and English-speaking Hispanics are more likely than whites never to have married.

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.

Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.

At first glance, the survey results suggest ample targets for Cupid among American adults.

The table below shows that while the majority of American adults (56% or 113 million people) are not in the dating market (they are married or living as married), the number of potential romance-seekers is still huge.

No doubt many reasons underlie the relatively small size of the active dating population.

As shown in the table, 57% of city dwellers who are looking for dates say there is plenty of dating potential in their communities compared with 38% of date-seeking suburbanites and only 21% of date seekers residing in rural settings.Most young singles in America do not describe themselves as actively looking for romantic partners.Even those who are seeking relationships are not dating frequently.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.

As shown in the table, 57% of city dwellers who are looking for dates say there is plenty of dating potential in their communities compared with 38% of date-seeking suburbanites and only 21% of date seekers residing in rural settings.

Most young singles in America do not describe themselves as actively looking for romantic partners.

Even those who are seeking relationships are not dating frequently.

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.

Perhaps more surprisingly, single men said they had been less active daters than single women. Despite the challenges of finding a mate, a majority of American adults have found marriage partners or long-term relationships.