Demographic online dating users
The Internet Dating Industry continues to grow as it entrenches into US culture and expands overseas, particularly in Europe. data show distinct cultural preferences in each country.
Just over half of online daters report that they had a mostly positive experience with online dating websites—52% reported a mostly positive experience, while 29% said it was mostly negative, 7% said it was both positive and negative, and 12% were not sure.
Some of those who have used online dating websites are now officially “off the market.” Of the 16 million American adults who have ever used online dating websites, about one quarter (23%) are now married or living as married.
Still, the majority (45%) of those who have visited the sites have never been married.
Of the currently married people who have used online dating sites, the vast majority of them were married in the past 10 years, with nearly two-thirds (64%) married sometime in the past three years.
When we asked the single online daters whether or not they were currently looking for a partner, roughly half said they were looking for a new romantic relationship and about half said they currently were not.