"It's not the city itself." She also noted that a lot of people her age seem to be already married, with kids, especially those who grew up in Chattanooga. He moved to Chattanooga two years ago from Wisconsin, and before that, from India.
Ivan Maciel, 26, moved to Chattanooga from Atlanta about two years ago.
Among cities in the Mid South rated by Wallet Hub based upon dating opportunities, economics, and fun and recreation measures for singles, Chattanooga ranked the lowest in the Mid South and among the bottom quartile of all cities studied.1. While Chattanooga is a young, trendy city, it is still rooted in some of the South's more conservative customs.
He organizes running and hiking groups, as well as a "New to Chattanooga" group on
Aside from having a higher median income, and more attractions, Atlanta also has a larger share of single persons, 71 percent versus 60 percent in Chattanooga, and overall more dating opportunities," Gonzalez said in an email.
Many newcomers to the city meet people at work through colleagues or through Meetup groups, but more and more they are looking for a potential mate online through apps like Tinder, Bumble, Match and Hinge.