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Yet even among the youngest adults, the zest for romance is somewhat muted: 38% of singles ages 18-29 say they are not currently looking for a romantic partner, compared to 22% in that age cohort who are looking for partners. Most relationship-seeking singles say it is difficult to meet people in their towns.No doubt many reasons underlie the relatively small size of the active dating population.Among all singles, just 16% say they are currently looking for a romantic partner. Some 55% of singles report no active interest in seeking a romantic partner.This is especially true for women, for those who have been widowed or divorced, and for older singles.Another 41% said there were lots of single people in their town that seemed interesting but 10% said they didn’t know much about the local singles scene.Perhaps not surprisingly, finding suitable partners is easier in urban areas than in suburban areas, and far easier than in rural areas.So maybe she's tipping her hand by deciding to date men.
Among internet users, how the married and the committed met each other.These data generally align with findings from a 50,000-household survey conducted by the U. Marriage rates then receded as the ranks of both the widowed and the never-married increased.Only 16% of single Americans say they are hunting for a partner.That group represents 7% of the entire adult population.While a sizable segment of the population is single, about a quarter of unmarried Americans (26% or about 23 million adults) say they are in committed romantic relationships.