Syracuse named the worst city in America for dating, according to report

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse is the city where "love goes to die," or so says a headline on Wednesday from The New York Post.

The Post was referencing a report from, which compiled a list based on a survey of 11,000 singles nationwide to determine the best and worst cities for dating-- and Syracuse was top of the list for the worst. 

Syracuse earned the lowest marks for dating, with only 14.8 percent of renters expressing satisfaction with their dating lives. 

The Connecticut metros of Bridgeport, New Haven and Hartford earn four of the bottom 10 spots for dating. 

Apartment List says dating rankings are often correlated with general satisfaction with a city, with a correlation of 57 percent between the two categories, but this is not always the case. 

Overall, metros with plenty of young, educated workers and newer tech hubs, earn high marks for dating.

The Carolinas had four cities in the top 10 for best cities for dating-- with Charleston, South Carolina as number two, and three other cities in North Carolina.

You can read the full findings here. 


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