Another popular strategy is to look up people from your past.Sometimes you can form new relationships with people you knew in high school or college, typically during reunions or visits to their hometown. The number of people between ages 50 and 65 who use to search for potential partners has increased 89% in the last five years.According to the latest Census Bureau figures, there are more than 30 million Americans age 55 and older who are currently single for one reason or another. Others are divorced, separated or widows and widowers. If you're alone, and not in a romantic relationship, then this article is for you, provided of course that's what you're looking for., Massachusetts has the distinction of being the only metro area in America where the majority of the 55-and-older population (52%) is single. News interviewed one woman who is 66 and can only name two single men.Second is Florence, South Carolina where 49% of the 55 and older crowd is single. She says she's been dating since her divorce eight years ago and still hasn't met a steady boyfriend.Unfortunately for women, single women significantly outnumber single men in every city on our list. Women simply live longer than men., Tennessee, there are 87,432 single women in the same age range. Sometimes you can even get a break on tuition prices.For example, people 60 and older qualify for half-price tuition at Tulane University's School of Continuing Studies in New Orleans.The rest of the cities on this list average a single over 55 population of at least 45%. Memphis isn't even the worst place for women ratio wise.Just because a city has a large single population doesn't mean dating will be easy, especially for women. In Columbus, Ohio, there are 20,779 single women age 55 and older in Columbus, but just 8,791 single men., Massachusetts allows plenty of opportunities to take a course and meet new people in class or at the library.
A quarter of all members are now in that age range.Even healthwise, medical studies show that people who are in a relationship tend to be healhier and live longer than those who aren't.