These scores tell you the cities where you should feel safe meeting people and those where you may want to use extra caution.
San Jose ranked well in both STDs per capita (seventh) and violent crimes per capita (fourth), so San Jose residents should feel safe about the people they meet from dating sites.
But from what we’ve heard about the cost of dating in northern California, their wallets may not be so safe.
With a stunningly low violent crime rate and the eighth-ranked STD rate, Portland ranks as the third-safest city for online dating.
Apartment List conducts an annual survey of renters, in which we collect data on renters’ satisfaction with their cities across a range of dimensions.
The results below are based on responses from over 13,000 renters nationwide collected from October 2016 through the first week of February 2017.
In Raleigh, for example, those with a college degree were satisfied 79% of the time, whereas only 52% of those without a college degree were satisfied – a 27% difference.