The research found that generally speaking cities with warmer climates are greater dating havens compared with colder weather climates.
The worst places to date in the United States for singles over 50 are Detroit, MI; Buffalo, NY; and Philadelphia, PA.
On the other hand, Miami, Florida, with its high retiree population, is considered to be the best dating hot spot for singles over 50.
Singles over 50 in the state of Florida have the highest chance of being contacted by other singles based on an analysis of some six million interactions.
On the topic of sex and relationships, people over 50 were less likely to be looking for something serious than younger daters.
On the contrary, 47 percent of women and 40 percent of men said they were open to seeing where things go.
After analyzing data from over two million of its active members, AYI found that at least half were aged 50 or over, thanks to a shift in societal attitudes and an increasing trend for older populations to use social media sites like Facebook as a launching pad to enter the online dating scene.“Older people are starting to catch on that online dating is not just for young people,” AYI data insight expert Josh Fischer explained to Alter Net.
While entering the dating scene may seem daunting to people of any age who are newly unattached, according to global online dating app AYI.com, more and more older people are turning to online dating sites in a bid to find romance again.