|Posted on December 17, 2009 at 2:21 PM|
1.44% of all American adults are single.
2.71% believe in love at first sight.
3.For every 100 single women in the U.S. there are 86 single men.
4.Of the most important features looked for in a romantic partner, the top 3 are: personality (30%), sense of humor (14%), and smile (12%). Looks comes in 4th at 11%.
5.When asked the first thing they notice about their dates, looks (38%) was the number one answer.
6.Over 40 million of Americans participate in online dating.
7.Online dating profiles with photos get more than twice as many responses as those without photos.
8.Only 9% of women and 2% of men find a relationship in a bar.
9.53% of people surveyed have admittedly dated more than one person at the same time.
10.29% of breakups result from infidelity.
11.The average single--man or woman--will go on 100 dates before finding their life partner.
12.44% of singles say 5 years is the biggest acceptable age gap in a relationship; 24% says 10 years; 8% say age doesn't matter.
13.8 out of 10 single believe that the first kiss gives a good sign of how the rest of the relationship will go.