Ask someone in Seattle about the dating scene, and you’re bound to get some emotional responses.
They might bring up the “Seattle Freeze,” a chill that some describe as “a superficial friendliness that greets newcomers,” or when “girls lead you on for weeks and snub you with no explanation.” Others will blame Amazon for the uneven male-to-female ratio. It’s Valentine’s Day, so we wanted to learn more about Seattle’s dating scene with the help of technology.
It’s 12 days until Valentine’s Day and if you’re on the hunt, there’s definitely still time to find someone to spend it with! I guess it’s the way of the future and I need to come to terms with that.
For Seattleites who have a busy schedule, recently moved to the city, or just don’t meet new people in their everyday lives, dating can be tricky. This past month, I tried Tinder, Coffee Meets Bagel, Bumble, and Skout and here are some of my thoughts.
Finding love is part willingness and part geography: You can only be so determined to have a happily ever after; your zip code has to meet you halfway.
As of 2015, about 109 million, or 45 percent, of the U. adult population are single, including the individual components of the now-defunct Brangelina.
Candidates were selected based on three criteria: We caught up a five Seattleites who made the list and work at places like Microsoft, Amazon.com, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
It's pretty simple: Look for cities that have a lot of other single people!
More specifically, look for neighborhoods where single people are concentrated.
Our data set ranges from “share of single population” to “number of online dating opportunities” to “nightlife options per capita.” Continue reading below for the winners, expert dating advice and a full description of our methodology. Some offer plenty of options for singles, whereas others are friendlier toward other lifestyles.
In every situation, cost and budget will play a key role in finding your soul mate.
Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB), the dating app startup that turned down a million deal on Shark Tank and has raised more than million, lifted the hood for Geek Wire on some of its internal data about Seattle-based user habits from January 2017.