Memphis, Tennessee, had the fewest eligible bachelors of large metropolitan areas, with just 59 employed, young single men for every 100 young single women.Jacksonville, Florida; Detroit, Michigan; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were ranked in the bottom 10. The famously skewed sex ratio in San Jose, California — the seat of the male-dominated tech industry — has inspired endless trend pieces about dating in Silicon Valley.It even prompted a matchmaking service to start a campaign earlier this year to ship single women from New York to the Bay Area.The Pew analysis of so-called "marriage markets" focused on employed single men because of the results of a recent poll.Among never-married women who said they were interested in eventually getting married, 78 percent claimed it was "very important" that their potential spouse had a steady job, the survey found.Her interests range from archaeology to space exploration, and she has a bachelor's degree in English and art history from New York University.
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A new analysis from the Pew Researcher Center confirms the odds are good (statistically, at least) for ladies seeking a male partner: In 2012, for every 100 single women in the San Jose area, there were 114 single employed men, between 25 and 34 years old.
That's the highest such ratio among large metropolitan areas in the United States.
Throughout the country, single young men outnumber single women by a ratio of 115 to 100.
But when Pew researchers only looked at young men with jobs, the ratio fell to 84 men for every 100 single women.