Even so, only 10 percent of Americans say they've tried online dating.
Online dating is most popular among men and women ages 25 to 34.
Online dating has been on the rise, but by how much? Here we’ve compiled the most telling statistics of online dating leading up for 2017, and how it’s slated to change. Online Dating is Opening Huge Doors for Gays and Lesbians According to the Washington Post, two out of every three gay couples meet online.
Sure, “swiping left” is a common catchphrase and you likely know someone who dates online, even if you’re not currently in a digital relationship yourself. If you don’t live in an area with a large LGBT community, don’t want to seek out others of your orientation for fear of non-tolerate friends or family finding out, or are afraid to break the ice with a cute someone to find out if they’re gay, your options are very limited.
In the 25-34 age range, the stats stayed the same: 22 percent both in 20, and among 35-44-year-olds, online and mobile daters went up to 21 percent vs. In general, 15 percent of American adults admit to using online and mobile sites, the survey found, which was done with 2,001 adults from June 10-July 12, 2015.
This doesn't include non-app using members and also doesn't take into account the level of involvement of the user.
Online dating is shedding its stigma as a refuge for the desperate, but people who use sites such as and e Harmony are still in the minority.
Thirty-eight percent of Americans who are "single and looking" say they've used an online dating site or mobile dating app, according to a new study.
Some people sign up and never come back while others use their dating service every day.
While it's hard to say how many people are actively engaged with an online dating service, Pew Research had a recent study that looked into the percentages of people in the US who have used dating sites and found that 5% of marriages in the US are by people who met online dating.() I think it's fair to say most of the stigma once associated with online dating is now gone.