We know that April showers brings May flowers, but where are single mothers getting lucky in love in the United States? In honor of Mother's Day, Match.com surveyed over 5,000 single moms to find out what cities ranked the highest for women daters with children who are members of their online dating site.
According to the poll of 5,200 single female members, led by Dr. Helen Fisher, single parents in the US are dating more (21%) compared to singles without children (16%).
If Beverly Hills is out of your geographic area, go ahead and cast a wide net. If you're willing to move, changing your ZIP code to these cities may result in finding love for you and your family. Single mothers on the East Coast were the most successful, with seven out of ten cities represented on the list.
Top 10 dating cities for single moms:
- Yonkers, NY
- Alpharetta, GA
- Newport News, VA
- Beverly Hills, CA
- New Haven, CT
- Schenectady, NY
- Olympia, WA
- Fairfax, VA
- Green Bay, WI
- Rockville, MD
Would you be willing to relocate to any of these cities? Comments and stories are welcome.
Julie Spira is an online dating expert and the bestselling author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online. Visit her at CyberDatingExpert.com for dating advice. Like her at facebook.com/CyberDatingExpert and follow her at twitter.com/JulieSpira