One-in-six Americans ages 50 and older (17%) say they have ever used a dating site or app.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans are far more likely than those who are straight to say they have ever used a dating site or app (51% vs. 28%).
36% of Americans who are divorced, separated or widowed say they have ever used a dating site or app; 16% of married adults say the same.
The percentage of single Americans who are looking for a relationship or casual dates is lower than in 2019, especially among men.
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used an online dating site or app, and Tinder tops the list of dating apps the survey studied.
Tinder is the most widely used dating platform in the U.S. About half of those who have used dating sites or apps have had positive experiences, and some have met their partners on one; however, safety and harassment remain issues.
About half of recent online daters in U.S. say it’s important to see COVID-19 vaccination status on profiles
Online dating users who are Democrats are far more likely their Republican counterparts to say someone’s vaccination status is important for them to see.
Seven-in-ten U.S. adults who are single and looking for a relationship or dates say their dating lives are not going well.
Here are six facts about where Americans find meaning in life and how those responses have shifted over the past four years.
The pandemic has reshaped many aspects of American life, and the relationship and dating landscape is no exception.