Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Best Counties For Finding the "Marrying Kind"

Ok, one more Valentine's themed post here. According to the US Census Bureau the median age for first time marriage in the United States is approximately 27 years old for women, and 29 years of age for men.

Here, then, are the top 10 counties in New York for finding a single-never-married-mate in the 26 to 30 year old age range.

Rank Counties with Highest Ratio of
Males to Females (ages 26 to 30)
Counties with Highest Ratio of
Females to Males (ages 26 to 30)
1 Wyoming County New York County
2 Franklin County Hamilton County
3 Essex County Bronx County
4 Green County Schenectady County
5 Seneca County Kings County
6 Washington County Monroe County
7 Clinton County Fulton County
8 Putnam County Albany County
9 Schuyler County Columbia County
10 Jefferson County Montgomery County

Just for comparison purposes, Herkimer County has the 11th highest ratio of females to males in the age range 26 to 30, while Oneida County has the 22nd highest ratio of males to females.