Anyone who’s seen “Sleepless in Seattle” knows Valentine’s Day on top of the Empire State Building is easier said than done. But what if you’re looking for a date in Washington, DC or St Louis? Turns out, these are great places to mingle.
To help you find love this Saturday, we looked at cities with more than 250,000 residents and identified those with the highest percentage of eligible bachelors and bachelorettes who could afford a night on the town. Specifically, we ranked the top 10 cities according to:
- The percentage of singles.
- The percentage of singles who moved to town in the past year.
- The median disposable income among single residents (median income minus median rent).
- The number of restaurants, movie theaters and other date spots per capita.
Based on that data, the 10 best cities for love are:
- Washington, DC
- St. Louis
- San Francisco
Check out the graphic below for more details about the best places to find love this Valentine’s Day, or visit Zillow Research to learn more about our methodology.