Looking for love? New Jersey ranks 3rd best state in the US for singles in new survey

The survey says New Jersey is good if you're single because there are a lot of people to choose from, a vibrant social scene and a high median income.

Lanette Espy

Feb 20, 2024, 12:18 PM

Updated 58 days ago

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Some good news for anyone searching for love in New Jersey. The Garden State is the third best state in the U.S. for singles, according to a new survey.
The ConsumerAffairs Research Team released a new report on the best states for singles. The survey says New Jersey is good if you're single because there are a lot of people to choose from, a vibrant social scene and a high median income.
The study took a look at population and income data, cost of living, housing indexes and opportunities for recreation and nightlife to determine which states are best for single people.
The report says 43.2% of the population is single in the state. It also says New Jersey has one of the lowest divorce rates in the country (8.4%).
New York nabbed the top spot for the best state in the country for singles, and West Virginia ranked in dead last.
Top 10 states for singles:
1.    New York
2.    Alaska
3.    New Jersey
4.    Massachusetts
5.    Illinois
6.    Oregon
7.    Washington
8.    Pennsylvania
9.    Minnesota
10.   Wisconsin


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