The New York neighborhoods with the highest ratio of single women to single men, ages 20 to 34, are the Upper East Side (0.6 men to every woman), Murray Hill (0.68), the Upper West Side (0.79) and Brownsville, Brooklyn (0.8) according to 2014 data from the American Community Survey compiled by the city’s Economic Development Corporation.Neighborhoods with the highest percentages of single men tend to be immigrant communities, according to a researcher at the development corporation — Elmhurst/South Corona, Queens has the best odds for women in the city, with 1.57 men to every woman; Jackson Heights/North Corona is a close second at 1.54 men to every woman.Y., where she’d spent most of her life.“I thought, ‘This is going to be my golden ticket! Instead, meeting people in person was “near impossible,” she added.
“The vibe was great — everyone was ready to have a good time and tell you their story,” she recalled. I don’t want an hour-and-a-half obstacle just to grab a coffee.Zamor’s mother, a nurse, and father, a psychiatrist, emphasized the importance of marrying a man whose education and aspirations were similar to her own.She likes that on dating apps like Soul Swipe, Tinder and Plenty of Fish you can easily find out where someone went to school, what he does for work, and where he lives — which she views as important indicators of compatibility.She says she dates “throughout the metro area.”“I want someone I can communicate with and bring into my circle of friends. Zamor said, adding that, “unfortunately, this seems to create a standard that can never ever be met.”Tara Atwood, 33, lived in Manhattan for 10 years after college, first on the Upper East Side, then in Midtown East.She worked in finance and dated “meatheads who wore baggy jeans ripped at the bottom and didn’t want to do anything but drink beer and watch football.”After ending a long-term relationship with one such meathead, she left her job to go to business school and moved to 1 North Fourth, a luxury rental on the waterfront in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which suits her perfectly.