Dating Statistics in the State of Alabama
It’s a no-brainier that the place you are from is a major indicator of how lively your dating life is going to be. The southern state of Alabama has always lacked in dating opportunities, both in the traditional way and online dating. A few studies conducted, which are outlined below, show how bad Alabama fares against the remaining states in the country in terms of dating opportunities. Also, Alabama is one of the more susceptible states in the country to online crimes.
Here, we look at the available dating statistics, online dating statistics, and dating crime statistics of the state to learn more about the trend prevailing in the state of Alabama.
Dating Statistics in the State
According to a study by WalletHub, Alabama is the worst state for dating, second only to Mississippi, in the country. The study incorporated 23 areas of dating-friendliness including the number of single adults, movie costs, nightlife options available per capita, and more. But surprisingly, according to InterracialDating.com, Alabama, a mostly Republican state, ranks 15 among the top states for interracial dating in the country.
Online Dating Statistics in the State
The state of Alabama also ranks among the worst states for you to be out looking for a date online. According to a study by AT&T, Alabama is 45th in its Online Dating Ranks by States. The study considered safety, opportunity, and demographics to rate the states, and Alabama stands 44th in safety ranking, 39th in opportunity ranking, and 38th in demographics ranking. Alabama received a final score of 39.9 against 6.65 for New Hampshire, which stood first, and 46.7 for Arkansas, which came in last in the overall rankings. The most commonly used word by Alabamans in their profiles on online dating sites is ‘Grilling.’
Dating Crime Statistics in the State
Dating and especially online dating will understandably leave you more exposed to STDs, hacking, physical, and mental abuse, and all other risks involved with meeting strangers. An extensive study was conducted by HighSpeedInternet.com to determine the safest and most dangerous states in the country for online dating.
On similar lines with the results of earlier studies, Alabama ranked 44 in safety for online dating, about 25 percent less safe than the national average. Vermont was the safest place to be dating online in the country, about 55 percent more safe than the national average, and Alaska the most dangerous, about 71 percent less safe than the national average.
The study used three types of incidents: cybercrime per capita, STDs per capita, and violent crimes per capita, and ranked the states according to the volume and frequency of incidents reported. Alabama ranks 39 in cybercrimes committed per capita, and it is around 9 percent more than the national average. South Dakota has the least cybercrimes per capita, making it about 55 percent safer than the national average, and Nevada is the most dangerous with about 106 percent more than the national average.
The state ranks 38 in STDs per capita, which is about 14 percent more than the national average. Vermont is the safest state with respect to STDs per capita, about 55 percent safer than the national average, and Alaska is the most dangerous with about 50 percent more than the national average. And the state of Alabama ranks 43 in violent crimes committed per capita, and this is a whopping 35 percent more than the national average. Violent crimes per capita with respect to online dating is the least in Maine making it about 70 percent more safe than the national average, and Alaska is the most dangerous with 100 percent more crimes than the national average.