What each bachelor or bachelorette lists as their interests on their profile could create a make or break an opportunity for true love. “Essentially, they broke down which words are used with relative frequency in certain states, as compared to relative infrequency in the rest of the country.”Below you’ll see a map of the United States that shows each state labeled with the term most commonly found in online dating profiles. For instance, the most popular term used in Florida is “Disney,” which is likely touted by many as a great spot for a first date.In Arkansas and Louisiana, hunting unsurprisingly seems to be a big interest for singles.The above, for example, is the bottom portion of Louisiana. each day to trade messages with possible love interests. On the other hand, Texas is classically a rugged place, so Texas girls are also taught not to take any lip from anyone and to stand on their own two feet without expecting to be rescued.
Many interesting stories can come from this data and it’s indispensable in making country-wide decisions and policies, but it only glosses the surface.
Census data doesn’t so much tell us To join a dating site you have to, quite literally, “put yourself out there”, describing yourself for the express purpose of being liked. You have to provide, in addition to some basic statistics, two pieces of prose: you have to say who you are, and you have to say who you want to be with. See the rest of the series here, which also includes county maps of sexiness, virginity, and shyness.
Other notable terms include Texas and Oklahoma’s “Oil,” Indiana’s love for “NASCAR,” and Missouri’s fondness of the “zoo.”Does your state’s most commonly used term match up with your expectations?
Although this map doesn’t represent every individual’s interests, it gives a great example of the difference in each locale’s unique cultures.
Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. The traditional way to gauge who we are as a country, state, or city is to turn to Census data for population, salaries, and family size.