While many couples gear up to celebrate Valentine’s Day, there’s a lot of singles out there pondering where they might be able to find love.
If you happen to be one of them, then there’s no need to fret because we’ve got a list of five major cities with the highest percentage of single-person households in the U.S. along with fun activities to do while you’re there.
Coming in at a whopping 49.4% of the population, the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana, tops our list of major locations where singles might be able to mingle the best. “The Big Easy” is known for its incredibly vibrant nightlife, music, food, and many cultural offerings.
From ultra hip spots like Bacchanal, where celebrities are known to enjoy a glass of fine wine from time to time, to relaxing, outdoor locations like the Audubon Zoo, where an array of exotic animals from around the world can be viewed, there are just so many exciting options for you to choose from when you decide to visit New Orleans.
With 47.4% of the population identifying as single-person households, the city of Cleveland, Ohio, comes in as the second highest population where you might be able to find a love connection. The “Rock and Roll Capital of the World” has a lot to offer up in terms of fun activities for those who might be looking to find a little romance in their future.
There’s almost no better way to take in the rock and roll culture behind Cleveland’s nickname while additionally meeting potential new romantic partners than a stop by Mahall’s. The former 1920’s bowling alley has been converted into a hot spot for live music, drinks and dancing, while still offering up the option to go bowling to boot.
Atlanta, Georgia, comes in tied for third place with 46.2% of the population listed as single-person households. Known to many as “The ATL,” this state capital also has plenty of other affectionate attractions to offer up any individuals who might be looking for potential love.
Two great places for meeting new people while also taking in the local Atlanta charm would be the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and the Georgia Aquarium. Both venues have a regular stream of unique events occurring each month along with their everyday offerings of breathtaking strolls amongst flowers, flora, aquatic life, and more.
Also tied for third is the city of St. Louis, Missouri, with 46.2% of the population listed as single-person households. “The Gateway to the West” could very well become your gateway to love in the near future.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to meet new people and enjoy some wonderful culinary options, then there’s probably no better place to visit than The Hill. The colorful and eclectic St. Louis neighborhood is famous for its wide variety of Italian markets, restaurants and cafes.
Finally rounding out our top cities for many to increase their chances at love in the near future is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, coming in at fifth place with single-person households listed as 45.9% of the population.
The “Steel City” has a lot to offer up in terms of romantic options, but there’s almost no better way to try and find chemistry with someone else than The Carnegie Science Center’s regular “Science After Hours” events. Find out if sparks fly while you geek out with other grownups over stimulating conversations about science advances and more.