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.
But while he claims he only swipes right on less than 10 percent of profiles, his good looks still net him more than 100 matches a week — and it’s tiring trying to keep up.
“It can be mentally and physically exhausting, and I start to question the time and money I’ve spent,” he says.
Garofola isn’t the only guy who is fed up with playing the field.
Sure, the numbers are in their favor: A survey by NYC’s Economic Research and Analysis group found that young single women in Manhattan outnumber single men nearly 2 to 1 — and it’s pressuring NYC’s most eligible bachelors to be on the prowl, even if it’s not what they really want.
Ever since Michael Garofola, 36, moved to New York in October, his calendar has been packed with different women penciled in for dinner or drinks.