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Thursday, November 20, 2003

viva las vegas

Hey, check it out -- this was in the Economist New York City briefing the other day:

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New York has more *single people* than any other state, with most of them living in the city, according to a report released in October by the US Census Bureau. The city's five boroughs boast some 2.4m people who have never walked down the aisle. And the New York metropolitan area ranks fifth in the country for its number of young singles with
degrees. San Francisco has lured the most young college graduates.

The report, Marital Status: 2000, also finds that half of the state's adult population is either widowed, divorced or has never been married. But there are only 79 single men for every 100 unmarried women. For better odds, bachelorettes should look to Paradise, a Las Vegas suburb, where unmarried men outnumber unmarried women 118 to 100.
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Which has of course led San Francisco Josh to mention the superiority of San Francisco (although, to my thinking, a lot of it is probably Silicon Valley related, which isn't particularly exotic or exciting). Too bad the straight-single-men tally isn't highlighted in the report (or the non-Jesuit tally -- hey, what do Jesuits write on census forms and other such things?)

jane 10:13 AM [+]

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