A new infographic released by Mature Love has showed a new common activity for older individuals has become the act of online dating. Love has once again shown there is no too-late line drawn in the sand, as more and more seniors look for companionship online.
Never before have mature persons been more active online, and part of their interest may in fact be the capability to connect with others for dating. The demographic has seen steady growth as baby boomers, the oldest generation to become more computer savvy, find their way onto various dating sites.
The infographic showed that nearly two-third of those aged between 50 and 64 utilize the internet in one way or another. The demographic is now becoming the fastest growing demographic for online dating, and now has nearly 17% of individuals within the age group trying the dating scene.
Those who do partake in the online dating sites state that their interest in online dating is avoidance of loneliness, and simply looking for someone to spend time with.
California, Texas, Missouri, Arizona, New York, and Ohio all have some of the largest senior dating scenes in the United states. While MatureLove.com's infographic shows that the interest in finding someone has cross into the age groups beyond 45 years old. With 97 million within that category, the uptick in online dating interest by seniors is not all that surprising.
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