Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
In particular, Hinge, one of our favorites, did not fare well.
Here is America's ranking of 11 popular dating apps, as measured by Applause: Hinge's innovation was that it only matched you with your extended social network — friends of friends.
New York City landed in the top 10 for the best cities for singles, according to readers.
In this year’s America’s Favorite Places survey, readers ranked 38 cities on dozens of appealing qualities, including good-looking locals, cool shopping, and hipster-magnet coffee bars.
For now, though: welcome to 2013 Interactive Singles Map (albeit with 2012 data). Among 20- and 30-somethings, almost every single city in America has more single men than single women.
Although no single woman in New York will believe it, I promise it's true.
However, they do have a live help service at their homepage to talk you through joining.
Pros: Uses compatibility testing to match you with someone who shares the same worldview as you.
Way back in 2006 a certain pop sociologist published a map of singles across America.