10 BEST and WORST Cities for Dating Black Singles…

Every year we highlight the worst and best cities for dating black singles. The results are in! For all of the hopeful-romantics that desire real black love, here are the cities you may want to consider and ones that you may want to avoid. 

How did we come up with our list? We conducted a poll of heterosexual African-Americans over the age of 27 years old in metropolitan areas with at least a population of 200,000 black people. We studied the economic, demographic and social makeup of each city. From the feedback, the cities listed below were found to be the worst and best matches for resident African-American singles.


10. Milwaukee, WI

9. Las Vegas, NV

8. Baltimore, MD

7. New Orleans, LA

6. St. Louis, MO

5. Detroit, MI

4. Birmingham, AL

3. Cincinnati, OH

2.Greensboro/Winston Salem, NC

1. Miami, FL


10. Los Angeles, CA

9. Atlanta, GA

8. Raleigh/Durham, NC

7. Charlotte, NC

6. Memphis, TN

5. Philadelphia, PA

4. Chicago, IL

3. New York, NY

2. Houston, TX

1. Washington D.C


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