Getting back in 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.About half (49%) had been on no more than one date in the previous three months.
Single men are more likely than single women to report being so situated.
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.
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.