At 2.62 bars per 1,000 residents, it barely cracks the top 30.
But with nearly 40% of the population single, 8.6% more women than men, and the 8th-largest market for Tinder, who cares -- you don’t really need them.
You ever walk down the street in New York and wonder, “What’s that smell? Have you also wondered why everybody walks around staring at their phones?
It’s because this is America’s second-busiest Tinder market, and most people are busy left-right swiping their day away.
40% of the population is single, and there are an insane 15.9% more ladies than guys.
But let’s cut the nonsense: nobody really cares about the best city to start a hot sauce company. What we do care about, however, is where we can get the most action with the least amount of effort.
And to figure that out, we took a list of the 30 busiest US Tinder markets (as provided by the company) and narrowed it down using three important criteria known to increase odds and fuel the flames of "romance": number of bars per 100 people (according to a study by Infogroup Targeting Solutions); percentage of single residents; and lopsided ratios of women to men.
Call it a “college town” all you want, Columbus is actually the largest city in America’s seventh-largest state, and it boasts just over four bars per every thousand people.
Nearly 34% of the city's population is single, and while the male-female ratio is almost even, a lot of those people are, in fact, horny college kids. With six bars for every thousand people and a population that's 35% single, the 29th-most-active Tinder town also boasts So Ho, one of the sexiest neighborhoods in America.
Until very recently, if you said you had a “hookup” in Oakland people usually thought it was for automatic weapons or crack.
But (THANK YOU HIPSTERS) the newly-gentrified East Bay is now the nation’s 21st-most-active Tinder market, and over 35% of its population is single.
If we learned anything from watching Rocky and Bullwinkle, it’s that Mounties are a LOT dumber than you’d think. Which probably explains the six bars per 1,000 people -- folks gotta warm up somewhere, right?
You know what we Much like its baseball team, Boston’s concentration of bars is highly overrated.