San Francisco With those smarty-pants from Google and Facebook buzzing around on their scooters, intelligent guys with great careers are plentiful in San Francisco.5. Paul The Land of 10,000 Lakes might safely be renamed the Land of 10,000 Dates.6.
Washington, DCA city that's all about networking unwinds at some of the best happy hours in the country, and unlike its hipper neighbor New York, people actually have time for a social life.7.
We’ve come a long way from Where The Boys Are, the 1960 flick about four college girls who hit the road in search of eligible men.
Today, such crucial relocation choices can’t be left up to chance.
Austin An exuberant nightlife, year-round festivals, and thousands of U. undergrads make the state capital a haven for art and tech lovers alike.8.
Miami What it lacks in educated men (it ranked 24th in number of bachelors degrees) Miami makes up for in gyms and social life, coming in at #2 and #1, respectively.9.
Boston With over 50 institutions of higher learning in the Boston area, the city has always been an ideal destination for the young and upwardly mobile.3.
Seattle Microsoft, Boeing, and other tech companies that have sprung up around Seattle draw thousands of smart, educated guys from all over the world.4.
Atlanta Whether it's the southern hospitality or the sub-tropical breezes, something about Atlanta is attracting all the right men.2.San Diego Like Miami's beach bunnies, San Diegans tend to have great tans, great hair, great bodies, and because of the city's high cost of living, lucrative jobs.10.Second, we focused primarily on which places had the highest numbers of eligible men, percentage-wise. Third, to further burnish the idea of “eligible” as a good catch, we gave credit to cities with the highest percentage of single men with four-year college degrees.(In terms of meeting someone in any given place, it’s the ratio that matters.) We initially defined eligible as single (sorry, philanderers) and 18-to-49 years old. While individual charm and success vary, as a whole, this rewards men with brains and future earnings power (since a college degree typically adds million to a person’s lifetime salary). Fourth, it doesn’t do any good to have eligible men around if there’s no way to meet them.
So The Daily Beast set out to quantify the best American cities for where to meet a great guy—one who’s smart, fit, fun, and most importantly, single. First, we measured cities with 500,000 or more residents.Suburbs, which have a far higher percentage of married people, weren’t included in the sample. That critical number—the biggest pool of youngish, single men—encompassed 60% of the weighting.