Match.com Reveals the Top 10 Cities to Find the Single Dad Who's Just Right for You Match.com Offers Insight Into The Dating Patterns of Single Dads; Data Shows Single Dads Having More Success Dating Online Than Men Without Kids

DALLAS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Father's Day just around the corner, Match.com is celebrating the single dad.  Recognizing that not all men are alike, nor are the qualities that attract women to them, Match.com looked at a variety of different types of single fathers -- from the Foodie Dad to the Do-it-Yourself Dad and the beloved Sports-Crazed Dad -- to pinpoint the top locations where every woman's ideal type of single father can be found in three popular categories.

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For those in search of a man who can whip up a 5-star dinner in his very own kitchen, the top 5 cities for a Foodie Dad are:

  1. Scottsdale, AZ
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. San Francisco, CA
  4. Portland, OR
  5. Boise, ID

Looking for a man to finally build you that dream closet you've always wanted? The top 5 cities for the Do-it-Yourself Dad are:

  1. Spokane, WA
  2. Boise, ID
  3. Sarasota, FL
  4. Vancouver, WA
  5. Toledo, OH

On the hunt for a guy who loves your favorite sports team as much as you do? The top 5 cities for the Sports-Crazed Dad are:

  1. Chandler, AZ
  2. Scottsdale, AZ
  3. Milwaukee, WI
  4. Henderson, NV
  5. Charlotte, NC

Match.com also examined the membership and communication patterns of single dads, illuminating new insights about their dating patterns. Highlights of the findings include:

  • 30% of male subscribers on Match.com are single dads.
  • Single dads of all ages are 46% more likely to meet someone on Match.com versus men without children.
  • Single dads are morning Match.com users – typically logging on over a cup of coffee between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM more often than the average male member.
  • Single dads are 56% more likely to email single moms than men without children.
  • 68% of single dads wait at least 3 months before introducing someone they met on Match.com to their kids, and 26% will wait 6 months or more to do so.

Additional results, including the full top 10 lists of single dad cities, are available at the Match.com blog, Up to Date.

About Match.com

Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry.  Throughout its fifteen year history, Match.com has been responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages than any other website.  The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 28 targeted websites such as OurTime.com and BlackPeopleMeet.com.  Today, Match.com operates leading subscription-based online dating sites in 25 countries, 8 languages and across five continents.  Match.com is an operating business of IAC and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.  For more information, visit www.match.com

SOURCE Match.com



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