Memphis You're more likely to find a good BBQ joint here than a guy with washboard abs.30.Las Vegas All those wedding chapels must be for out-of-towners -- for singles unfortunate enough to live in Sin City, good luck getting hitched.31.So we rewarded cities with the most gyms per capita, which serves as a proxy for recreational opportunities (and also helps on the eligibility front, assuming fitness is a virtue). And finally, nightlife—specifically, bars, restaurants, clubs, and theaters per capita, as measured by Citysearch—were weighted 10%. With that, here’s where the boys are: America’s 36 biggest cities, ranked from first to worst.1.Atlanta Whether it's the southern hospitality or the sub-tropical breezes, something about Atlanta is attracting all the right men.2.Boston With over 50 institutions of higher learning in the Boston area, the city has always been an ideal destination for the young and upwardly mobile.3.Seattle Microsoft, Boeing, and other tech companies that have sprung up around Seattle draw thousands of smart, educated guys from all over the world.4.Click Below to View Our Gallery of the Best and Worst Cities to Meet Men Second, we focused primarily on which places had the highest numbers of eligible men, percentage-wise. Third, to further burnish the idea of “eligible” as a good catch, we gave credit to cities with the highest percentage of single men with four-year college degrees.
Oklahoma City The Oklahoma Christian University lists Krispy Kreme as one of 76 places to take your date in Oklahoma City.
So The Daily Beast set out to quantify the best American cities for where to meet a great guy—one who’s smart, fit, fun, and most importantly, single. First, we measured cities with 500,000 or more residents.
Suburbs, which have a far higher percentage of married people, weren’t included in the sample. That critical number—the biggest pool of youngish, single men—encompassed 60% of the weighting.
San Jose Compared to its more cosmopolitan sister city to the north, San Francisco, the geekier San Jose has a hard time hosting singles who want to mingle.28.
Indianapolis The Indianapolis 500 might as well refer to the number of eligible men left in this city.29.