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The Top 10 Areas in Florida With the Most Singles

Whether you’re a recent college grad or a retiree, you may be looking for an area with a lot of single people. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, we found the areas in Florida with the most percentage of single or unmarried people. We also weighed the percentage of this against an income-to-median-home-price ratio, so these cities—besides being singles hotspots—also are affordable. 

Here are the top areas with the most singles in Florida.

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An illustration of a map of Florida showing the best cities for singles
These are the best cities for singles in Florida.

1. Sun City Center

Median Home Price: $169,700

Top Age Range of Singles: 70-79

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 17% women, 7% men

Sun City Center is an active adult community made up of 11,000 residents and three campuses. Situated 25 miles south of Tampa and with easy access to I-75, residents are minutes away from big-city attractions—though Sun City Center has plenty of activities to offer its residents without having to leave the community.

Date Idea: Enjoy an outdoor concert.

Residents can drive golf carts on the streets here, so you can take it to the Gazebo on the North Campus for free outdoor concerts. 

2. Aventura

Median Home Price: $345,000

Top Age Range of Singles: 50-59

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 13% women, 9% men

Located 17 miles north of Downtown Miami, Aventura is well known for the high-end shopping at the Aventura Mall. But it is also home to several parks and is a short drive away from several beaches.

Date Idea: Spend a day at Tidal Cove Water Park. 

Whether you enjoy the thrill of water slides or the relaxation of floating down a lazy river, Tidal Cove offers a variety of activities for all ages.

3. Miami Beach

An aerial view of Miami Beach Florida with tall buildings in the foreground
Miami Beach has tons of amenities and attractions for singles.

Median Home Price: $443,400

Top Age Range of Singles: 30-39

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 10% women, 12% men

When most people think of Miami Beach, images of surf and sand come to mind. But it’s also home to Art Deco buildings, thriving nightlife, world-renowned art galleries, and top-rated hotels, restaurants, and shopping. 

Date Idea: Have Sunday brunch in South Beach. 

South Beach is Miami Beach’s trendiest neighborhood, so spend Sunday Funday having brunch at one of its many restaurants, followed by a walk along the beach. If you’re lucky, you may spot a celebrity.

4. Dunedin

Median Home Price: $181,700

Top Age Range of Singles: 50-59

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 13% women, 7% men

Dunedin is a quaint coastal town just north of Clearwater on the Gulf Coast. In addition to a charming downtown area with shops and a touch of Southern charm, Dunedin is home to Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island, which are natural and unspoiled by development.

Date Idea: Visit Caladesi Island State Park.

Accessible by ferry or boat, Caladesi Island offers white sandy beaches, a three-mile nature trail through the island’s interior, and a three-mile kayak trail through the mangroves and bay.

5. Venice

Median Home Price: $241,600

Top Age Range of Singles: 70-79

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 14% women, 6% men

Known as the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World,” Venice is in the heart of Sarasota County on the Gulf Coast. It's known for Venice Beach, with its offshore coral reef, and Caspersen Beach, where shark teeth are often found. Its historic downtown features a mix of shops and restaurants.

Date Idea: Go “shark spotting” downtown.

Gifted to the city from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, there are 10 bronze sculptures featuring different shark species native to the local waters. You can find all 10-inch sculptures throughout Miami, West Venice, and Tampa avenues.  

6. North Fort Myers

A beach in Fort Myers Florida as the sun sets
North Fort Myers has rich natural beauty and many entertainment options.

Median Home Price: $89,200

Top Age Range of Singles: 70-79

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 10% women, 7% men

North Fort Myers is a neighborhood of Fort Myers located north of the Caloosahatchee River. It features a mix of housing, including single-family homes, condos, and townhouses. It is also home to the Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge with 40 acres of mangrove shoreline.

Date Idea: Go shell shopping at the Shell Factory & Nature Park. 

With 50,000 square feet of shops, amusement-style rides, and over 400 critters, birds, reptiles, and fish, you can spend an entire day here. 

7. Sunny Isles Beach

Median Home Price: $340,700

Top Age Range of Singles: 40-49

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 12% women, 9% men

Sunny Isles Beach is one of the northernmost neighborhoods of Miami Beach and is lined with luxury high-rise condominiums overlooking the beach. Considered “Florida’s Rivera,” it has been the site of much new residential development in recent years. It is also home to more than 10 public parks.

Date Idea: Rent a cabana on the beach.

The neighborhood is filled with luxury resorts where you can spend the day lounging and enjoying the sunshine, sand, and surf.

8. West Pensacola

Median Home Price: $60,800

Top Age Range of Singles: 30-39

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 9% women, 7% men

West Pensacola is part of the broader Pensacola area in the western tip of the Florida Panhandle on Pensacola Bay along the Gulf Coast. The area has a strong military presence with the Pensacola Naval Air Station, headquarters of the Blue Angels. The 9,000-student University of West Florida is also located here.

Date Idea: Eat your way through West Pensacola.

Known for its diversity, you’ll find a variety of international cuisine ranging from Italian and Mexican to Japanese and Vietnamese. 

9. South Bradenton

A beachfront with palm trees in Bradenton Florida
South Bradenton is known for its white sand beaches.

Median Home Price: $71,800

Top Age Range of Singles: 50-59

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 10% women, 7% men

South Bradenton is a neighborhood in the city of Bradenton, which is north of Sarasota on the Gulf Coast. The area is known for its white sandy beaches and calm surf. Bradenton also offers homes that are significantly cheaper than in many surrounding areas. 

Date Idea: Play miniature golf at Smuggler’s Cove. 

It’s the quintessential Florida experience—golfing with pirate ships, waterfalls, and, yes, live alligators. If the gator eats your ball, you can take a mulligan. 

10. Largo

Median Home Price: $117,900

Top Age Range of Singles: 50-59

Gender Breakdown of Singles: 10% women, 7% men

The third-largest city in Pinellas County, Largo is just south of Clearwater on the Gulf Coast. It is known for its rich history rooted in citrus farming and has an “old Florida” feel that makes it attractive to residents both young and old.

Date Idea: Visit the Florida Botanical Gardens.

The 182-acre attraction features manicured gardens, interpretive nature trails, and a diverse variety of natural habitats, which makes it a perfect location to relax and enjoy the company of your significant other.

Methodology 

Looking at areas with a population greater than 19,999, we determined the top areas using data from the U.S. Census Bureau for the percentage of single or unmarried people living there, the city’s median home price, and median income. We created an income-to-median-home-price ratio and weighed that against the percentage of single people to create a score, which determined the top cities.

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