Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2006
In celebration of National Singles Week, It’s Just Lunch, the premiere dating service for busy professionals, has released results form it’s Annual Report on Dating. A survey of 3,571 singles reveals that 38% rated New York City as being the most fun city for singles and 32% rated the Big Apple as having the most attractive singles in America.
Most Fun City for Singles
1. New York – 38%
2. Las Vegas – 23%
3. Miami – 18%
4. Los Angeles – 11%
5. Chicago – 10%
Most Attractive Singles
1. New York – 32%
2. Los Angeles – 26%
3. Miami – 23%
4. Chicago – 13%
5. Las Vegas – 6%
“Our survey also found that singles in different cities have varying opinions on dating, said Alana Beyer, Vice President of It’s Just Lunch. “Everything from how often singles date to whether they prefer to date people younger or older than them changes depending on which area of the country you are in. You may be surprised to find that 28% of singles in Charlotte go on only one date a month, while 5% of singles in Detroit go on 4 or more dates a month.”
Interesting findings from the It’s Just Lunch Annual Report on Dating include:
43% of singles in Buffalo say there career is their top priority, while 53% of singles in Tucson rate their love life as their number one priority.
29% of single males in Detroit would not be comfortable dating a woman that made more money than them, while 93% of single men in Charlotte say they would have no problem dating a woman that made more money than them.
71% of singles in Sacramento have been in 3 or more relationships lasting over a year. 29% of singles in Buffalo have never been in a relationship that lasted over one year. 30% of singles in Detroit have been in one relationship that lasted over a year.
Men in Tucson and Sacramento prefer dating younger women, 97% of the men surveyed in Tucson and 83% of single men in Sacramento date women that are 5-10 years younger than them. In Detroit 33% of single males date women that are at least five years older, while 8% of single females in Detroit typically date men that are 10 years younger than them.
Nationwide, singles agree, 32% think Thursday night is the best night of the week for a first date. 55% of singles nationwide have been in a long distance relationship, while 25% feel like they are to busy to date. 49% believe that common values and goals are necessary to make a long term relationship work.
For more interesting facts and tips on dating visit http://www.itsjustlunch.com.
About It’s Just Lunch
Since It’s Just Lunch was founded in 1991, the company has arranged millions of fun, first date lunches or drinks after work—an atmosphere where singles can feel comfortable with the process of meeting a new person. With over 90 locations worldwide, each day IJL meets with clients one-on-one, then arranges hundreds of fun, first dates over lunch or drinks after work at over 1,500 restaurants. No photo or online profile for the world to see. With many introductions leading to second dates, It’s Just Lunch is the world’s leading first date authority.
The U.S. dating industry is estimated at nearly $1.5 billion, and growing at 25% annually, with 110 million single adults in the United States alone.
For additional information, log on to http://www.ItsJustLunch.com.
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