You may be looking for love in all the wrong places — literally.
A new report says it's not you, it's where you live.
The next worst city on the list was Orlando, FL, with just 35.4% of participants giving the thumbs-up.
Rounding out the top 10 dating wastelands were Seattle, Detroit, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Denver, and San Francisco.
The 30 metros that received the most responses from residents were then ranked for the report.
In Riverside, only 28.4% of respondents were "satisfied" or "very satisfied" with local opportunities to forge new romantic—and platonic—relationships, according to the survey.
And among never-married women interested in marriage, 78% said that it is “very important” to them that a potential spouse has a steady job (only 46% of never-married men said the same).
Looking at the most recently available census data, we explored the demographics of the “marriage market” based on what women said they want in a spouse.
"San Francisco is very expensive, but you must remember that people are also making more in San Francisco on average as well, which balances it out a bit," said Gonzalez.
Related: Golden Oldies: One in 10 Americans Dating Online is a Baby Boomer What also helped San Fran move to the top of the list is "the sheer number of singles that are there," said Gonzalez.
But when we limit the young men to those who are , the ratio falls to 84 employed single men for every 100 single women.
(We count both young adults who have never been married and those who have been previously married as single or unmarried.) So, which large metro areas have the best “marriage market”?
Men were definitely happier with the situation than women, with 44.4% of them giving the metro high marks, compared with just 26.4% of women."It's not one of those places that is super thriving," like the San Francisco Bay Area, says Chris Salviati, a data analyst at Apartment List.