Why Asheville is great for singles

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Cuffing season is coming to an end + it’s time for singles to shine. Wait – that’s not one of the four seasons, what are you talking about

Cuffing season is a period of time where singles look for partners to pass the colder months of the yearOctober through March, with Valentine’s Day considered the championship game. But now that the sunshine and warmer temps are on the horizon, many people are excited to be single + ready to mingle, which is great for single Ashevillians.

Why? Because Asheville is one of the best places for single people. In fact, according to Money.com, Asheville ranks No. 5 on their list of The Best Places to Live for Singles: 7 Cities That Are Fun, Friendly, and Affordable. Some of the other cities to make the list include Greenville, Santa Fe, and Portland

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So what about Asheville is so great for singles?

First, the article describes Asheville as “small enough for those looking for a tight-knit community, while being large enough to boast big-city levels of arts, music, food and fun.”

Asheville by the numbers:

  • Population: 93,904
  • Median home listing price: $540,561
  • Median household income: $56,576
  • Restaurants per 1,000 residents: 12
  • 25+ museums, art galleries, and studios
  • 3,000+miles of nearby hiking trails
  • 94 bars and breweries

Other highlights include:

  • The ease of going on solo tripsmuseums, galleries, hiking trails, and more. There is always something to do.
  • How easy it is to find a like-minded community – with lots of religious organizations, gyms, bars, social + civic organizations, and dining options, it should be easy to find people who like to do the same things as you.
  • Our food scene – Asheville is definitely a foodie city, but did you know we have more restaurants per capita than any other city on the list?
  • You can visit one brewery a week + it would take almost two years to hit them all.

The piece also declares that Asheville is best for self-proclaimed foodies, creative types, and  trendsetters. So many of y’all told us you found love in Asheville…so maybe this ranking really right on the *money.*