EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD)—‘Tis the season for laughter and love. But if you’re looking for the latter, you may want to avoid several West Michigan communities.
The data-crunching site RoadSnacks analyzed statistics for 93 Michigan cities, including their rates of single people, people without kids and quantity of meeting places. Here’s what they came up with:
WORST CITIES FOR DATING IN MICHIGAN
EAST GRAND RAPIDS (No. 1)
The West Michigan suburb topped the list with the highest marriage rate among all the cities (67 percent) and the second highest rate of adults with children. It also had the second lowest number of meeting places.
WYOMING (No. 3)
While Wyoming’s marriage rate is significantly lower at 49 percent, it has relatively few places for meeting people.
KENTWOOD (No. 5)
While this city has the second-lowest rate of meeting places, it is home to more single people than the communities listed above.
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS (No. 7)
While this community has one of the lowest marriage rates, it has the highest rate of adults with children and the lowest number of bars, restaurants, coffee shops and churches to meet other singles.