Online vs. Offline Daters…What You Didn’t Know

It’s probably no surprise that 31% of singles met their last first date through an online dating site. What you probably don’t know is that the lifestyles and dating habits of online daters vary dramatically from those of offline daters. Online daters go on more dates, are more likely to be actively seeking a committed relationship, are more interested in marriage, are more open to a long-distance relationship, and have more sex. Check out these other crazy comparisons from our recent 2014 Singles in America study…

Online daters make GREAT partners. They are more likely to:

  • Be employed full-time (50% vs. 38% of offline daters)
  • Be actively seeking a committed relationship (27% vs. 11% of offline daters)
  • Be interested in marriage (52% vs. 43% of offline daters)
  • Be open to long-distance relationships (30% vs. 20% of offline daters)
  • Fall in love even if they were not initially attracted (48% vs. 39% of offline daters)
  • Break up face-to-face than through technology (74% vs. 66% of offline daters)
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or more education (54%  vs. 49% of offline daters)