White non-Hispanics were most likely to date online: 66 percent of all dating sites users in 2014.According to Statista.com, it was found that 16 percent of American users of online dating sites users were Black, and about 15 percent of all dating site users were Hispanic. In 2014, the majority of dating site users were men: 53.73 percent. If we examine marital status, about 12 percent of all users were married people.“It can be hard to meet people when you’re busy,” she explains.
Some 80 percent of those who tried online dating said it was a good way to meet people, with 62 percent saying online dating was a good way to meet people because of the larger dating pool it opens.
Some of the documented physical benefits of exercise include increased muscle and bone strength, a decrease in body fat, and improved overall fitness (Blair and Rodney, 1999; Warburton et al., 2001).
Physical activity also has been demonstrated to improve the health status of chronically ill individuals (Paffenbarger et al. Despite the well-documented benefits of exercise, estimates provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicate, “40 percent of the population of the United States does not exercise” (CDC.gov, 2013).
It’s been reflected by the explosion of interest in services like Guardian Soulmates and the dating app Tinder which has taken cyberspace by storm over the past year, especially in the UK where its user base has been growing by almost 25% per week.
But what has led to the increase in popularity of online dating?