10 Best Cities for Finding Love

Are you in a good spot to be single? | WalletHub

As Valentine’s Day gets closer, you may start thinking more about your relationship status. If you’ve been looking for love for a long time, it may not be a bad idea to consider a long-distance relationship or even making a big move. The love of your life just might be a state away.

The folks over at WalletHub have made your search a little easier by releasing their latest research on the best cities for singles. They looked at 29 factors among the 150 most populated U.S. cities, such as singles gender balance, number of nightlife options, and the total number of singles. Each factor was graded on a scale of one to 100 (100 being the best), and an overall score was calculated for each city.

Here are the 10 best cities for finding love, according to WalletHub.

 10. Los Angeles, California

Couple embracing at sunset

Couple embracing at sunset | iStock.com/dmbaker

  • Total score: 60.73
  • Dating economics rank: 144
  • Romance and fun rank: 29
  • Dating opportunities: 6

 9. Miami, Florida

a couple walking on the beach

Couple walking on the beach | iStock.com

  • Total score: 61.00
  • Dating economics rank: 137
  • Romance and fun rank: 7
  • Dating opportunities: 11

8. Phoenix, Arizona

Rear view of a loving couple sitting on a rampart

A loving couple sitting on a rampart | iStock.com/AkilinaWinner

  • Total score: 62.37
  • Dating economics rank: 23
  • Romance and fun rank: 79
  • Dating opportunities: 7

 7. Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

A welcome sign for Las Vegas | Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

  • Total score: 63.83
  • Dating economics rank: 136
  • Romance and fun rank: 1
  • Dating opportunities: 12

6. Austin, Texas

Young couples enjoying the countryside

Young couples enjoying the countryside | iStock.com/Brian McEntire

  • Total score: 65.05
  • Dating economics rank: 30
  • Romance and fun rank: 43
  • Dating opportunities: 5

5. Boston, Massachusetts

young couple visiting a market

Young couple visiting a market | iStock.com/nensuria

  • Total score: 65.58
  • Dating economics rank: 141
  • Romance and fun rank: 19
  • Dating opportunities: 1

4. San Diego, California

Couple sitting on the beach

Couple sitting on the beach | iStock.com/EpicStockMedia

  • Total score: 65.61
  • Dating economics rank: 97
  • Romance and fun rank: 18
  • Dating opportunities: 4

 3. Seattle, Washington

Couple riding bicycles in the city

Couple riding bicycles in the city | iStock.com/gpointstudio

  • Total score: 67.88
  • Dating economics rank: 130
  • Romance and fun rank: 8
  • Dating opportunities: 2

2. Orlando, Florida

couple embracing

Couple embracing | iStock.com

  • Total score: 68.68
  • Dating economics rank: 36
  • Romance and fun rank: 3
  • Dating opportunities: 10

1. San Francisco, California

couple holidng hands and walking in the park

Couple going for a walk | iStock.com

  • Total score: 70.21
  • Dating economics rank: 123
  • Romance and fun rank: 4
  • Dating opportunities: 3

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