I really would like to start dating again, but I'm pretty sure my mother and significant other would be against it.  lol  Nonetheless, I ran across an article online, on the best cities for dating in our great state of North Dakota.

Much like a lot of things, BIGGER is better.  You're probably not going to have much of a dating life if you live in Flasher.  Just sayin'!  Before we get to the Top 10 places to be single and ready to mingle.  This data was based on population density, % of the population that's male vs female (closer to a 50-50 ratio the better), % of households with kids, median age, and the number of unmarried people in each city.

According to a new article in HomeSnacks, these are the best cities to be single in North Dakota for 2021.  New data for 2022 should be coming out any day.  I'll be sure to pass that along as well.

#10 Williston-Singles are howling like the "coyotes" in Williston.  Get it?

#9 Wahpeton-Pretty little town in southeast North Dakota that people seem to forget about.

#8 West Fargo-One of the fastest-growing cities in the state.  I would've thought this city would be higher?

#7 Bismarck-At first glance, I was like, what?  A town this big, this low on the list.  Not much of a college town.  Yes, we have 3 small colleges, but no big university.

#6 Lincoln-My adopted hometown made the list.  Lincoln is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state.  I guess the Tumbleweed is a good place to find some action.

#5 Jamestown-Not sure how Jamestown is ahead of Bismarck, but whatever.

#4 Dickinson-Same with Dickinson, seems like a lot of dudes.

#3 Minot-The Magic City is a pretty good place to be on the prowl.

#2 Grand Forks-UND is known as one of the biggest party universities in the country.  Thriving bar scene downtown helps as well.

#1 Fargo-The Bison city is the mecca in the state for hookups and relationships.

Other interesting findings about dating in North Dakota.  People are waiting longer than ever before to get married.   The Peace Garden State ranks in the top 10 when it comes to the number of people over the age of 18 who aren't married, or in a serious relationship. That's great news for people looking for their match.  Now go hook up.


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