A popular South Jersey shore town has made the national list as New Jersey's choice in the "Best City to Be Single in Every State".

My question to you: Would you have picked Ocean City as the best city in New Jersey to be single?

24/7 Tempo did and here's how they came to that choice.

To find the best city for singles in every state, 24/7 Tempo reviewed all U.S. metro areas, the percentage of the adult population that is single, the concentration of businesses such as restaurants and bars and income levels.

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There are more than 160 million single Americans — divorced, widowed, separated, or those who have never married — or approximately 51.0% of the U.S. population. Most of this group consists of people who have never been married.

The best cities for singles are home to a relatively large number of unattached people, have plenty of amenities supporting social interaction, as well as a local economy that is conducive to financial independence.

Here's what the study had to say about Ocean City....

New Jersey: Ocean City.  • Population: 93,705  • Single population: 45.4% of total population  • Cost of living-adjusted income: $50,440 per capita  • Cost of living: 4.5% greater than the national average
 
The cost of a date is higher than the national average, but the average income is above the national average. The city has all the diversions of a seaside town like boating, bike riding, seafood restaurants, shopping, and amusement parks for residents to enjoy.

Source: 24/7 Tempo