Birger says the imbalance is also exacerbated by New York’s large population of gay males.
Given that about 90 million people used these types of apps in the last month, the sheer number of guys swiping left and right is astronomical.A mutual LIKE leads to a direct connection via a private phone line that the couple can use to communicate.Now that you’re reminded of how CMB works, let’s see if having more options allows men and women to be pickier about their bagels. As I predicted, men in cities like NYC and DC, where there are a lot of women available, LIKED their matches much less often than men in cities where there are fewer women (e.g., San Antonio and Denver). Women in larger cities like New York and Los Angeles, with lots of men available, were actually less picky than women in smaller cities like Detroit or Seattle. What we haven’t accounted for is the competition factor: if you’re a woman in a big city with a lot of men to choose from, there are also a lot of other women going after the same men.Based on his research, here are eight reasons why women can’t find a man — and strategies for increasing their odds. “Because women have been graduating from college in 30-plus percent greater numbers than men for years, there are now four women for every three men nationally in the marriage-age, college-educated dating market,” Birger says.The island is great for, say, watching a cheesy musical or spending 0 on a bottle of vodka. In Manhattan, the numbers are even more dire, with 38 percent more young female college grads than male.