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Looking For Love

By the Numbers


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Anyone with eyeballs would agree that the Diabloland suburbs have gotten friendlier to singles in recent years. Why, check out Bing’s on a Thursday night, or Forbes Mill. Just the same, it seems that hooking up out here is still a bit of a challenge, especially for women, if the online dating site Match.com is any indication. When calculating your odds, add in the cost of a, uh, babysitter, and you may find yourself opting to stay home and curl up with a good book.

Number of women, ages 30 to 50, who live within a five-mile radius of Danville’s 94526 ZIP code looking for men on Match.com one day in December.

Number of men, ages 30 to 50, who live within a five-mile radius of Danville’s 94526 ZIP code looking for women.


Number of women, ages 30 to 50, who live within a five-mile radius of San Francisco’s 94115 Pacific Heights ZIP code looking for men.


Number of men, ages 30 to 50, who live within a five-mile radius of San Francisco’s 94115 Pacific Heights ZIP code looking for women.


Number of East Bay households headed by single parents, about one in four families.

Sources: Match.com, 2006 U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey.

500

 

500

 

75,448

 

125

190

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