Study by Reveals America’s Most Sinful Cities

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With Christmas right around the corner, dating website conducted a study to reveal which cities were on the naughty or nice list. Overall, results found the United States was most guilty of “Pride” this year with about 30% of Americans admitting to committing the sin more than 3 times every week. conducted a study using a sample size from cities in the United States out of the website’s more than 450,000 worldwide users. The study examined which of the seven deadly sins each person was guilty of and approximately how often they committed them. The cities with the most people who committed a sin more than 3 times every week were placed on the naughty list. Based on the results the sin the United States was most guilty of this year was “Pride.” About 30% of Americans admitted to being prideful.

“Pride is the biggest financial hindrance in life,” says Brandon Wade, CEO and Founder of—the only website where you can bid on a chance for a first date. “Perhaps this explains why we are struggling to create a balanced budget. People with too much pride are headstrong and are less likely to try new things.”

The following are the results of the “Is Your City Naughty or Nice?” study conducted by, with the most sinful cities at the top. Included is the top sin for each city and the percentage of people that committed them:
City (Deadly Sin—% of People)
1.) New York City, NY (Pride—29%)
2.) Chicago, IL (Greed –36%)
3.) Boston, MA (Lust—45%)
4.) Los Angeles, CA (Envy—41%)
5.) Las Vegas, NV (Lust—30%)
6.) Pittsburgh, PN (Pride—31%)
7.) Seattle, WA (Greed—40%)
8.) Miami, FL (Wrath—27%)
9.) San Francisco, CA (Pride—31%)
10.) Birmingham, AL (Lust—67%)
11.) Houston, TX (Wrath—39%)
12.) Cincinnati, OH (Greed—23%)
13.) Charlotte, NC (Envy—22%)
14.) Washington, D.C. (Greed—44%)
15.) Orlando, FL (Wrath—33%)

“The City of Angels has not lived up to its name” says Wade. “Los Angeles is constantly looking for the next big thing and residents want to stay on top of trends. If their neighbor has that—then they covet it.” took the data from the study and compiled a list of the United States cities with the lowest occurrence of sin, which earned them a place on the “Nice List of American Cities”. The following are the cities in order, with the least sinful city at the top:
1.) Memphis, TN
2.) Louisville, KT
3.) Tampa, FL
4.) Baltimore, MD
5.) Detroit, MI
6.) Scottsdale, AZ
7.) Dallas, TX
8.) Richmond, VA
9.) New Orleans, LA
10.) St. Louis, MO

For more information of the study or to schedule an interview with CEO and Founder, Brandon Wade please contact Angela Jacob Bermudo at press(at) or call +1.951.375.7181.

About is the only online dating website where first dates are bought and sold, and has been featured on such outlets as the New York Times, CNN, Anderson and the Huffington Post. was founded by Brandon Wade founder & CEO of a number of successful niche online dating websites including the number one Sugar Daddy Dating website -, the number one travel dating website -, and the millionaire matchmaker website -

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