According to a new survey conducted by ticket marketplace Seat Geek, 95% of singles surveyed would rather meet a potential date at a live show than through a dating app.
(And yes, this is exactly the kind of survey we'd expect to hear from a site that makes money selling tickets, but we figured it might be a good excuse to break out of your Bumble bubble.) More specifically, the survey suggests that concerts are a great way to meet fellow single people, with 61% of those surveyed agreeing that they would want to meet someone at a concert.
The survey found that dating in America is, indeed, affected by online matchmaking activity.
But in analyzing our findings, we discovered another story: Large numbers of single Americans are not actively looking for relationships and even significant numbers of those looking for partners are not that active on the dating scene.
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.
Fully 43% of adults (87 million people) say they are single. century with a swing towards marriage in the 1950s and 1960s.
These data generally align with findings from a 50,000-household survey conducted by the U. Marriage rates then receded as the ranks of both the widowed and the never-married increased.No doubt many reasons underlie the relatively small size of the active dating population.One suggested by this survey’s findings is the type of community in which singles live.Asked how many dates they had been on in the past three months, singles who said they were in the dating market reported the following: The subpopulation of dating singles in our survey sample is too small to produce highly reliable demographic breakdowns on this dating question.But in our modest sample, urban residents were more likely to be active daters than were suburbanites or rural residents.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.