2 on the American Human Development Index, a scale that measures information on women's educational attainment, life expectancy, and median earnings (meaning female inhabitants are well educated, live long, and make money).

Oh, and one more thing: San Fran has the highest number of cupcake shops per capita in the U. Why it's great for women: Known as a little slice of hippie/hipster heaven, Portland has a lot going for it—beyond food trucks and tattoos.

It's widely recognized as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the United States (which of course saves money on gas, burns calories, and helps the environment).

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.

Those seeking to date women in their 40s, with graduate degrees who work 40 hours or more per week and who may or may not have been married before are likely to find her in Silver Spring, Md.; Atlanta; Raleigh, N. Apparently no one does that anymore, according to this recent Market Watch report. divorce rate in 2015 was 16.9 divorces per 1,000 married women in 2015, down from 17.6 in 2014.

There is good news for those who are willing to take the plunge. The divorce rate has decreased 25% between 19, a study of Census Bureau and National Center for Health Statistics data by Bowling Green State University found.

” Raleigh, NC, took the top spot, with 66.7 percent of its residents satisfied with the dating scene.

It’s followed by San Antonio, Texas (62.5); Boston, Mass. “We expect that each person surveyed rated their city based on their own personal experiences and observations of the dating scene in their city,” Andrew Woo, director of data science for Apartment List, told Bustle.

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.

Our data set ranges from “share of single population” to “number of online dating opportunities” to “nightlife options per capita.” Continue reading below for the winners, expert dating advice and a full description of our methodology. Some offer plenty of options for singles, whereas others are friendlier toward other lifestyles.