There are 5,241 households with unmarried partners in Clark County.All the romantic hoopla on Valentine’s Day may cause some singles to wonder what their chances are of finding “the one.” Although the answer is unknown, the ease or difficulty in finding a mate may vary according to age, sex and the frequency one visits certain settings where singles are statistically most likely to find their other half, according to experts.Vancouver resident Paul Vernon, who is divorced, has been involved in Crossroads Singles 30 for 10 years but still hasn’t found a wife.Vernon, 50, stays involved in the singles group because he’s made good friends and enjoys the activities. “The amount of people out there is limited,” Vernon said.According to three Vancouver 20-somethings, Angelo Adside, Alicia Salazar and Franca Ramirez The Brickhouse and Lindo's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Lindo's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Dodge City and The Avenue The Brickhouse and The Atrium The Census Bureau's American Community Survey comes up with an estimate rather than an actual count of never married, married, divorced and widowed.Census figures may not be an accurate reflection of who is paired up because they don't divide out by age group how many people are partnered but not legally married.According to three Vancouver 20-somethings, Angelo Adside, Alicia Salazar and Franca Ramirez The Brickhouse and Lindo’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Lindo’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Dodge City and The Avenue The Brickhouse and The Atrium About 118,839, or more than 28 percent, of Clark County’s population, ages 20 and older, is single, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
Online personals cater to every interest group and demographic, including Greeks and horse lovers.But today’s singles have a world of choices beyond their immediate county, state and nation thanks to the Internet.Interestingly, that expanded pool hasn’t made the mating game any easier to win due to changes in society.Vancouver resident Kim Tuttle, 46, knows the pickings of eligible bachelors in her age group are slim.
After three years in Crossroads Community Church’s Singles 30 fellowship in Vancouver, Tuttle hasn’t found a mate yet.
Finding a partner is difficult, but knowing the reality of who’s available and where to meet them can help singles improve their chances of finding their Valentine.