Houston named best city for bachelors

May 2, 2011 12:16:19 PM PDT
Houston has been named the best U.S. city for bachelors, according to Rent.com. The website compiled a Top 10 list of cities for bachelors and says it surveyed single male renters and homeowners to gauge habits and attitudes about their bachelor pads.

The site says Houston is "an all-around attractive city to live and play. With the city's affordability and enticing first date hotspots, the dating pool is simply bigger in Texas! For an adventurous first date, visit the new African Forest at the Houston Zoo."

San Antonio was the only other Texas city on the list, coming in at No. 3.

Here is Rent.com's Top 10 Cities for Bachelors:

  1. Houston
  2. Chicago
  3. San Antonio
  4. New York
  5. Miami
  6. Los Angeles
  7. New Orleans
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Washington, D.C.
  10. Baltimore

Rent.com says the cities to make the list have a high single female-to-male ratio, a vibrant nightlife, a low divorce rate and a low cost of living.

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