Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
Houston was named the most honest city for online dating by online dating auction site, WhatsYourPrice.com. Based on a survey of 19,500 U.S. members, Houston had the highest percentage of honest single men and the second highest percentage of honest single women. The survey also revealed that more women lie than men, with one in four women in the U.S. fibbing on their online dating profiles.
Women vs. Men:
27% of women lie on their online dating profiles vs. 19% of men who lie on their online dating profiles.
Women lie most about their age and their career vs. men who are most likely to lie about their height and career.
Women most likely to lie are between the ages of 25 and 30,and are most likely to be lying about their age vs. men who are most likely to lie about their careers and are between the ages of 34 and 39.
The Most Honest Cities, % of Honesty:
1. Men Houston 95% Women Charlotte 93%
2. Men Phoenix 94% Women Houston 92%
3. Men Boston 92% Women Minneapolis 90%
4. Men Pittsburgh 91% Women Seattle 90%
5. Men Chicago 91% Women Phoenix 89%
The Least Honest Cities, % of Liars & Their Most Common Lies:
1. Men 37% Washington D.C. (Career & Education)
Women 39% Las Vegas (Age & Career)
2. Men 35% San Francisco (Career & Money Earned)
Women 38% Washington D.C. (Career & Education)
3. Men 34% New York (Everything)
Women 36% Atlanta (Age & Weight)
4. Men 33% Philadelphia (Height & Money Earned)
Women 35% Los Angeles (Age & Weight)
5. Men 31% Miami (Relationship Status & Height)
Women 33% New York (Age & Career)
"It's interesting, though not surprising, that men are lying about their careers," says Brandon Wade, Founder & CEO of WhatsYourPrice.com. "In this economy, it is very likely that a man is unsatisfied with his career, and might embellish his online dating profile as he would a resume to make himself more appealing."
WhatsYourPrice.com is the only online dating auction site where generous men bid for the chance at a first date with an attractive member. The website boasts over 500,000 members worldwide with the average price of the first date offered for $80.
"Women are lying about their age because they believe it matters," says Wade. "When a potential date with a beautiful woman holds value to a potential suitor, especially on our site, being truthful about those characteristics that add to the value are essential."
To learn more about this survey or WhatsYourPrice.com, please contact Jennifer Gwynn at press(at)whatsyourprice(dot)com or at +1 702 241 0100.
About WhatsYourPrice.com WhatsYourPrice.com 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. WhatsYourPrice.com was founded by Brandon Wade, Founder & CEO of a number of successful niche online dating websites including the number one Sugar Daddy Dating website - SeekingArrangement.com, the number one travel dating website - MissTravel.com, and the millionaire matchmaker website - SeekingMillionaire.com.