- Depending on which state you live in, what you can do on a date will vary greatly.
- Not only can date activities differ by region and state, but so can the average cost of a date, the number of nearby singles, and how each state ranks according to dating opportunities, romance, and fun.
- The cost of an average date ranges from $96.52 (in Mississippi) to $107.09 (in Washington), while New York earned the highest “fun” ranking among all the states — and Delaware earned the lowest.
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Depending on which state you live in, your idea of a perfect date can vary greatly.
While some states have bustling cities specializing in gourmet meals and out-of-this-world cocktails, other US states are best known for nature trails and hiking that couples of all ages can enjoy.
Insider analyzed different sources to determine what dating looks like in every state. The findings encompass date ideas; the average cost of a date in each state, according to 24/7 Wall St; the percentage of single-person households in each state, according to Statista; and how each state ranked for dating opportunities, romance, and fun, according to WalletHub.
24/7 Wall St based its average date cost on the average prices of dinner, drinks, and a movie in each state, while WalletHub analyzed metrics such as the share of single adults, the gender balance of singles, online dating opportunities, restaurants per capita, and the number of attractions.
Here’s what dating is like in every state.