These Are The 10 Best Cities For Singles In Georgia For 2019


We used science and data to determine which cities in Georgia have the best set up for singles: no kids, no old people, and a lot to do.

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Are you trying to find love in Georgia?

Or are you just looking to hook up?

Either way, we’ve got you covered here. At least, we’ll point you in the right direction – which is why you came here in the first place, right?

According to the Pew Research Center, the number of Americans who have remained single (not married) is growing. That means, people are dating a lot longer than they used to.

There are many reasons for that, including financial and cultural. And, we suspect smartphones and social media has a lot to do with it, too. After all, we’re all a lot more distracted these days.

If you live in Georgia, there’s a pretty good chance there are a lot of singles in your area. The Peach State ranks in the top 10 when it comes to number of people over the age of 18 who aren’t married, or in a serious relationship. That’s great news for people looking for their match.

So, where are the best cities for singles in Georgia? We’ve got the answers here.

These are the best cities for singles in Georgia for 2019. Try not to jump in the car with a dozen roses:

  1. Statesboro (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  2. Atlanta (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  3. Milledgeville (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  4. Valdosta (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  5. East Point (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  6. Forest Park (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  7. Marietta (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  8. Riverdale (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  9. Brookhaven (Photos | Homes For Sale)
  10. Clarkston (Photos | Homes For Sale)

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and how each city ranked. If you live in or really close to one of these cities, and you’re single, you should probably get out more often. And stop staring at your phone. Just sayin’.

The most boring place in Georgia? That would be Jefferson.

And after you find a mate, you’ll no doubt want to start a family and buy a home right? Don’t forget to check out the best places to live in Georgia or the safest places to live in Georgia.

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How do you determine which city is best for singles in Georgia anyways?

To give you the places in Georgia which are best for singles to find one another, we have to look at a handful of metrics. Of course, we want to measure the type of people who live in each city, and make some assumptions about what single people like.

So we researched the internet for a database that contains all that information.

How we crunched the numbers for the Peach State

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using the 2013-2017 American Community Survey Census data produced for the state of Georgia, we looked at every single city in the state. We paid particular attention to:

  • Population density
  • % of population that’s male vs. female (closer to a 50-50 ratio is better)
  • % of households with kids
  • Median age
  • Number of unmarried people in each city

We then gave each city a Singles Score.

The higher the score, the better the city is for singles to find one another. We also limited our results to cities with populations over 10,000 people. For Georgia, that meant a total of 80 cities.

Read on to see why Statesboro is the talk of the town while Jefferson is probably a bit on the boring side.

Statesboro, GA

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 30,649
Median Age: 22.3
Married households: 23.6%
Households with kids: 22.2%
More on Statesboro: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Statesboro is the largest city and county seat of Bulloch County, Georgia, United States, located in the southeastern part of the state.

Atlanta, GA

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 465,230
Median Age: 33.5
Married households: 24.4%
Households with kids: 18.2%
More on Atlanta: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the State of Georgia in the United States. With an estimated 2016 population of 472,522, it is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.7 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County.

Milledgeville, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 18,892
Median Age: 27.3
Married households: 24.0%
Households with kids: 16.8%
More on Milledgeville: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Milledgeville is a city in and the county seat of Baldwin County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is northeast of Macon and bordered on the east by the Oconee River. The rapid current of the river here made this an attractive location to build a city. It was the capital of Georgia from 1804 to 1868, notably during the American Civil War. Milledgeville was preceded as the capital city by Louisville and was succeeded by Atlanta, the current capital. Today U.S. Highway 441 connects Milledgeville to Madison, Athens, and Dublin.

Valdosta, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 56,036
Median Age: 27.6
Married households: 31.3%
Households with kids: 24.8%
More on Valdosta: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. As of 2013, Valdosta has a total population of 56,481, and is the 14th largest city in Georgia.

East Point, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 35,380
Median Age: 35.9
Married households: 21.9%
Households with kids: 20.3%
More on East Point: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

East Point is a suburban city located southwest of the neighborhoods of Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 33,712. The city name is derived from being at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from West Point.

Forest Park, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

1
/10

Population: 19,271
Median Age: 32.0
Married households: 33.3%
Households with kids: 26.6%
More on Forest Park: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Forest Park is a city in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. It is located approximately nine miles south of Atlanta and is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 18,468.

Marietta, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 60,203
Median Age: 33.5
Married households: 36.1%
Households with kids: 27.8%
More on Marietta: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county’s seat and largest city.

Riverdale, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 15,931
Median Age: 33.5
Married households: 29.8%
Households with kids: 29.3%
More on Riverdale: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Riverdale is a city in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 15,134 at the 2010 census, up from 12,478 in 2000. Riverdale is a suburb just south of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Brookhaven, GA

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 52,382
Median Age: 34.1
Married households: 40.0%
Households with kids: 24.2%
More on Brookhaven: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Brookhaven is a city in the northeastern suburbs of Atlanta and is located in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States, directly northeast of Atlanta. On July 31, 2012, Brookhaven was approved in a referendum to become DeKalb County’s 11th city. Incorporation officially took place on December 17, 2012, on which date municipal operations commenced. With a population of around 49,000, it is the largest city in DeKalb County. The new city stretches over 12 square miles.

Clarkston, GA

Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 12,702
Median Age: 27.7
Married households: 39.1%
Households with kids: 44.9%
More on Clarkston: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

There You Have It – The Best Cities for Singles in Georgia for 2019

If you’re looking for a breakdown of cities in Georgia ranked by criteria that most would agree make a place a great spot for finding a single person (and potentially love), this is an accurate list.

Here’s a look at the most boring cities in Georgia according to the data:

  1. Jefferson
  2. Suwanee
  3. Milton

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Detailed List Of The Best Cities For Singles In Georgia

Rank City Population Median Age
1 Statesboro, GA 30,649 22.3
2 Atlanta, GA 465,230 33.5
3 Milledgeville, GA 18,892 27.3
4 Valdosta, GA 56,036 27.6
5 East Point, GA 35,380 35.9
6 Forest Park, GA 19,271 32.0
7 Marietta, GA 60,203 33.5
8 Riverdale, GA 15,931 33.5
9 Brookhaven, GA 52,382 34.1
10 Clarkston, GA 12,702 27.7
11 College Park, GA 14,360 31.8
12 Savannah, GA 145,094 32.3
13 Chamblee, GA 28,433 31.7
14 Smyrna, GA 55,467 35.3
15 Carrollton, GA 26,054 26.0
16 Griffin, GA 22,710 33.1
17 Kennesaw, GA 33,433 33.1
18 Sandy Springs, GA 103,703 36.1
19 Dunwoody, GA 48,857 36.8
20 Hinesville, GA 33,540 28.3
21 Americus, GA 15,839 29.1
22 Norcross, GA 16,474 30.4
23 Dalton, GA 33,540 30.9
24 Columbus, GA 198,647 33.7
25 Albany, GA 74,892 33.6
26 Lawrenceville, GA 29,287 35.3
27 Gainesville, GA 37,291 31.0
28 Warner Robins, GA 74,123 32.7
29 Rome, GA 36,029 35.0
30 Perry, GA 15,633 31.8
31 Acworth, GA 22,163 34.7
32 Tifton, GA 16,568 30.0
33 Bainbridge, GA 12,280 34.2
34 Moultrie, GA 14,221 34.6
35 Doraville, GA 10,442 30.9
36 Grovetown, GA 13,353 30.5
37 Monroe, GA 13,298 33.3
38 Mcdonough, GA 23,504 33.2
39 Conyers, GA 15,803 31.9
40 Dallas, GA 12,760 31.7
41 Lagrange, GA 30,442 33.1
42 Roswell, GA 94,239 37.8
43 Peachtree Corners, GA 41,907 36.4
44 Winder, GA 15,403 36.6
45 Dublin, GA 15,889 37.0
46 Douglas, GA 11,566 35.2
47 Cordele, GA 10,901 29.1
48 Covington, GA 13,728 34.7
49 Newnan, GA 36,792 34.6
50 Brunswick, GA 15,919 37.5
51 Thomasville, GA 18,503 38.4
52 Douglasville, GA 32,768 33.9
53 Calhoun, GA 16,133 32.0
54 Woodstock, GA 29,227 34.9
55 Buford, GA 14,662 36.2
56 Alpharetta, GA 63,929 38.4
57 Canton, GA 25,806 32.9
58 St. Marys, GA 17,787 31.7
59 Richmond Hill, GA 11,766 31.5
60 Waycross, GA 14,009 38.3
61 Duluth, GA 28,988 37.0
62 Lilburn, GA 12,559 35.5
63 Cartersville, GA 20,235 35.0
64 Stockbridge, GA 28,117 35.3
65 Loganville, GA 11,355 36.3
66 Kingsland, GA 16,562 30.2
67 Decatur, GA 22,022 35.5
68 Sugar Hill, GA 21,644 37.7
69 Holly Springs, GA 10,809 33.4
70 Villa Rica, GA 14,900 32.7
71 Fairburn, GA 14,257 32.3
72 Snellville, GA 19,521 39.8
73 Pooler, GA 22,477 38.3
74 Johns Creek, GA 83,397 40.1
75 Vidalia, GA 10,603 35.3
76 Fayetteville, GA 17,069 42.1
77 Powder Springs, GA 14,765 38.6
78 Milton, GA 37,556 38.0
79 Suwanee, GA 18,655 37.6
80 Jefferson, GA 10,259 38.1

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