Thirty plus dating
Whatever the exact reasons, it puts single people over 30 (especially single, heterosexual women over 30) in a bit of a bind.
Their dating pool has already shrunk as they aged — by as much as 80 percent, according to one study.
Income brackets are under k, -60k, -100k and 0k plus.
The last column shows the household income of most visitors to each dating site.
But in general, the findings on age are pretty clear. But men looking for a partner, gay or straight, tend to favor people the same age or younger than them.
There are a few theories for why this might be: an assumption that age = life stage/maturity; some biological concerns about “ticking clocks” and that kind of thing; an inherent fixation on youth, something people have prized, across cultures, since pretty much the beginning of time.
It’s the reason some theaters reserve discounted tickets for patrons under 30, and why many services — including Spotify, Tinder would like you to note — offer a discounted “student” rate. Dating is a market unto itself — a market that heavily penalizes over-30s, already.
The better apps seem to have a handle on how to deal with these intruders and keep them from ruining the experience for others.
That’s exactly what straight men are looking for; it’s all downhill from there.
This table compares the household income distribution on popular dating sites.
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