In small-town Minnesota, marriage was just what people did. Today, almost two decades, hundreds of dates, and untold hours on OKCupid later, Ms.Denison, who moved to Boston when she was 26, lives in a far different reality.“There are tons of single people in Boston,” she says.
The overall male-to-female ratio is 10 among single adults ages 25 to 34.
But when we limit the young men to those who are , the ratio falls to 84 employed single men for every 100 single women.
Young adults who would like to get married naturally start looking for love in the community they live in, but in some parts of the country, the odds may be against them.
A new Pew Research Center analysis finds pronounced differences in the ratio between men and women living in the largest U. metro areas, especially when it comes to singles who have an attractive characteristic: a job.
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