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Spokane dating scene among worst in country, survey says

Spokane came in at No. 78 out of 86 in Apartment List’s rankings for dater satisfaction.

SPOKANE, Wash. — If you are looking for love in Spokane, you might be out of luck – at least according to a new survey from Apartment List.

Spokane ranks in the bottom 10 worst metro areas for dating in the United States, with a satisfaction rate of 14.81 percent.

Apartment List based its data on renter surveys between Feb. 15, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2019. Results are based on responses from more than 20,000 renters, excluding those in long-term committed relationships or marriages.

Apartment List asked renters: “How would you rate your current city or neighborhood for opportunities to date?” Possible responses were as follows: Very Satisfied, Somewhat Satisfied, Neutral, Somewhat Unsatisfied, Very Unsatisfied.

The data comes as the hundreds of thousands of people prepare for Valentine’s Day and thousands of others prepare for National Single’s Awareness Day.

Spokane came in at No. 78 out of 86 in Apartment List’s rankings for dater satisfaction.

In September, a report from Apartment List ranked Spokane among the worst U.S. cities for singles in 2019.

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Spokane ranked No. 118 out of 130 cities on the list, with 21% of people surveyed saying they were satisfied with dating. Forty-five percent of people surveyed in Spokane said they were satisfied with their social life.

Provo, Utah, Richmond, Viriginia, and Raleigh, North Carolina, took the top spots on this year’s list for best dating scenes in the country. Cities in Florida ranked at the bottom.

Apartment List did not provide data on male dating satisfaction versus female dating satisfaction in Spokane.

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