Best, worst states for singles in 2022: report

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On Monday, WalletHub released a report that found the best and worst states for single people.

The personal finance website compared each state based on 30 measurements within three categories: dating economics, dating opportunities and romance and fun.

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Aside from its overall ranking, WalletHub also released how states performed within some of those categories. 

For example, Louisiana was found to have the highest share of single adults while Utah was found to have the lowest share. 

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Washington state was found to have the most online dating opportunities while Mississippi had the fewest. 

Washington state was found to have the most online dating opportunities while Mississippi had the fewest, according to a WalletHub report. Meanwhile, Hawaii was found to have the most mobile dating opportunities, while West Virginia had the fewest.  (iStock)

Four states tied for the most restaurants per capita, including California, Florida, New York and Texas, while North Dakota was found to have the fewest. 

California, New York and Texas also tied with Iowa for the most movie theaters per capita, while Rhode Island had the fewest.

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To see the overall results, here are the best and worst states for singles, according to WalletHub. 

Best states for singles

California was found to be the best state for single people in 2022, according to WalletHub. Seen in this iStock image, Sacramento, California, is pictured. (iStock)

1. California

2. New York

3. Florida

4. Texas

5. Pennsylvania

6. Illinois

7. Massachusetts

8. New Jersey

9. Wisconsin

10. Virginia

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Worst states for singles

West Virginia is the worst state for singles, according to WalletHub. West Virginia capital Charleston, is pictured. (iStock)

50. West Virginia

49. Arkansas

48. North Dakota

47. Wyoming

46. Mississippi

45. Kentucky

44. Alabama

43. Alaska

42. Idaho

41. South Carolina

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