FORBES -- July 24 -- The New York metro area boasts a larger number of active accounts on Match.com than any other place in the country, making up 8% of the entire site's active members. Close competition with New York includes Boston, Chicago, Seattle and Washington, D.C., which round out the top five best cities for singles. Only 2% of Angelinos, who live in the second-largest metro in the country, actively use the site. To generate our list of best cities for singles, we ranked 40 of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas in seven different categories: coolness, cost of living alone, culture, job growth, online dating participation, nightlife and the ratio of singles to the entire population of the metro.
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