One in every ten American adults has used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.We refer to these individuals throughout this report as “online daters,” and we define them in the following way: Taken together, 11% of all American adults have done one or both of these activities and are classified as “online daters.” In terms of demographics, online dating is most common among Americans in their mid-20’s through mid-40’s.We organize hundreds of great events each year to bring together professionals in the D. community and familiarize residents with all the excitement that the city has to offer. Finn and Porter (located in the Embassy Suites Hotel) 900 10th Street NW Washington, DC 20001 Within 0.3 mile of Metro Center Metro Station.A typical event ranges from as few as 30 attendees at some of our smaller events to more than 2,000 attendees at our New Year's Eve gala. We have arranged with the venue to provide 3 hour valet parking to anybody at our event who purchases two drinks or other items from the bar or restaurant (subject to availability).A national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted June 10-July 12, 2015, among 2,001 adults, finds that: This growth has been especially pronounced for two groups who have historically not used online dating at particularly high levels – the youngest adults, as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the last two years.
Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.Some 41% of American adults say they know someone who uses online dating, while 29% indicate they know someone who has married or entered into a long-term partnership with someone they met via online dating.One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app themselves, and many people now know someone else who uses online dating or who has found a spouse or long-term partner via online dating.Some 66% of online daters have gone on a date with someone they met through an online dating site or app, up from 43% of online daters who had done so when we first asked this question in 2005.Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
That’s in large part because only mutual matches can message each other: both parties have to “swipe right” before they can say hello, which cuts way down on spam.