THE BLOG
05/14/2012 03:01 pm ET | Updated Jul 14, 2012

Top 7 Cities for Single Women (and Men)

Marriage in the U.S. has long been on the decline. Today, fewer than 50 percent of American adults are married, while approximately 10 percent of Americans are divorced and 2 percent are separated according to data published on FindTheData. Over the past two decades (between 1990 and 2009), the rate of marriage has dropped 15 percent.

While the rate of marriage is on the decline, the rate of divorce has somewhat stabilized across the U.S. -- with 9.6 percent of men and 12.1 percent of women over the age of 15 divorced.

Population segments with the highest percent currently married
1. Males 55-64 (72.4 percent married)
2. Males 65+ (71.4 percent married)
3. Males 45-54 (66.8 percent married)
4. Females 35-44 (64.3 percent married)
5. Females 45-54 (64.1 percent married)

U.S. Marital StatusEMBED

Population segments with the highest percent divorced
1. Females 55-64 (19.2 percent divorced)
2. Females 45-54 (18.4 percent divorced)
3. Males 45-54 (15.6 percent divorced)
4. Males 55-64 (15.2 percent divorced)
5. Females 35-44 (14.2 percent divorced)

U.S. Marital StatusEMBED