New Report: Charlotte is The #9 Worst City In America For Pandemic Dating

5422

As we officially enter the holiday season and close the chapter on this crazy year, many single Charlotteans are starting to venture back out into the dating world. Unfortunately for them, a new study has just ranked the Queen City among the worst cities in America for dating during the pandemic.

According to Apartment List’s latest study on the Best & Worst Metros for Pandemic Dating:

  • Charlotte ranks #32 out of 40 for the best cities for pandemic dating
  • Charlotte singles reported 16% satisfaction with local dating opportunities and 71% satisfaction with outdoor opportunities
  • Austin, TX is the best city for pandemic dating, followed by Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA
Metros were ranked by a weighted score based on the following metrics: satisfaction with local dating opportunities, satisfaction with outdoors opportunities (COVID-friendly dates, FTW) and the percentage of singles in the metro.

Best Cities for Dating During the Pandemic

Rank Metro Dating Scene Satisfaction Outdoor Recreation Satisfaction Percent Singles Composite Score
21 Tampa, FL 19.0% 69.8% 54.9% 0.52
22 Columbus, OH 23.7% 64.6% 52.9% 0.51
23 Washington, DC 24.5% 67.2% 51.7% 0.50
24 Chicago, IL 22.2% 63.1% 53.5% 0.49
25 Atlanta, GA 23.7% 62.5% 52.5% 0.48
26 New York, NY 23.1% 58.1% 53.7% 0.48
27 Providence, RI 19.2% 55.6% 56.0% 0.47
28 Nashville, TN 19.5% 80.0% 49.6% 0.45
29 Indianapolis, IN 24.2% 53.8% 52.6% 0.44
30 Seattle, WA 22.8% 66.7% 49.8% 0.43
31 Sacramento, CA 20.5% 61.8% 51.8% 0.42
32 Charlotte, NC 16.3% 70.5% 51.6% 0.40
33 Baltimore, MD 18.8% 54.3% 53.7% 0.40
34 San Jose, CA 17.9% 80.0% 48.2% 0.39
35 Kansas City, MO 25.0% 55.6% 49.7% 0.39
36 St. Louis, MO 18.6% 63.8% 51.3% 0.39
37 Riverside, CA 18.8% 49.2% 53.5% 0.36
38 Hartford, CT 14.8% 52.6% 53.7% 0.33
39 Cleveland, OH 7.1% 60.5% 55.8% 0.32
40 Jacksonville, FL 14.8% 36.4% 53.0% 0.23

Do you agree with the report?

How do you think Charlotte fares for dating in the Pandemic?

Comments

comments