They’ve also developed a neat Flash feature based on our study. To learn more about AXE products, check out their website at And they certainly don't want to prowl smoky bars waiting to be picked up and/or rejected" AXE, known coast-to-coast for their dating game expertise, came up with the idea of finding "America's Best and Worst Cities for Dating," using 24 distinct criteria including, among others: population density, percentage of singles, frequency of hooking up, dating venues such as coffee shops, bars, and intimate apparel stores and flowers and jewelry bought as gifts.
Is the city you call home the place to find that special someone?
Austin, Texas, tops the list of best cities to play the dating game.
It also has the highest percentage of online daters.
Colorado Springs, CO: Ranks in the 99th percentile for socializing at bars and also scores high in the dining out category San Diego, CA: Scores high in the diversity index, which rates the likelihood of randomly meeting someone of a different race or ethnicity, and, of course, San Diego is off the charts when it comes to outdoor recreational opportunities Raleigh Durham, NC: Has a large 18-24-year-old population and a high amount of online daters in the area Seattle, WA: No surprise here - Seattle has the largest amount of coffee shops (great places for meeting people or gathering to rehash the previous night’s activities).
Online dating was also high, in the 83rd percentile.