The highest movie ticket costs and highest beauty salon costs were all in California.
Way back in 2006 a certain pop sociologist published a map of singles across America.
The North has nothing for you, it's Southern belles or bust.
We recently highlighted some of Britain's most maligned towns (like Milton Keynes, pictured) - and offered a few reasons to love them. In the following slides, we highlight the cities abroad that our writers have most wanted to leave behind.
Though the advent of the internet has turned proximity into an after-thought when dating, not all singles are keen on traveling to the next city in order to find love.
“Online dating success is based on instant gratification,” says Brandon Wade, Founder and CEO of the site. I've met guys in bars, at parties, while snowboarding, through friends, and online via Ok Cupid, Match, Tinder, Hinge, Happn, Bumble, The League, How About We, Coffee Meets Bagel, and even Nerve.com, a site for “literary smut” that hosted online personals in that early-aughts dark age before smartphones. Now imagine that feeling multiplied times a tsunami and you’ll know what washed over me when called up to see if I would travel around the country going on dates to find out if location really matters when you’re looking for love.The research also discovered northerners are more forward than southerners, with people in Glasgow, Coventry and Hull being the most forward (67 per cent, 66 per cent and 65 per cent), whereas Bath and Oxford were among the least assertive cities (53 per cent and 54 per cent), and Cardiff being the shyest of them all (40 per cent).The concentration of singles also plays a pivotal role in determining date success.