Middle dating survey

21 Feb

Some 22% of 25-34 year olds and 17% of 35-44 year olds are online daters.

Online dating is also relatively popular among the college-educated, as well as among urban and suburban residents.

We refer to these individuals throughout this report as “online daters,” and we define them in the following way: Taken together, 11% of all American adults have done one or both of these activities and are classified as “online daters.” In terms of demographics, online dating is most common among Americans in their mid-20’s through mid-40’s.

Spreading rumors online was the most commonly reported type of cyberbullying they reported during the previous 30 days.

About 6% of the sample reported cyberbullying using one or more of the nine types reported (only 6 of which are displayed in the chart above), two or more times over the course of the previous 30 days. Adolescent girls are significantly more likely to have experienced cyberbullying in their lifetimes (40.6% vs. This gap narrows when reviewing experiences over the previous 30 days.

Since I'm far more familiar with men's profiles, I recruited some of my single male friends (and the Twittersphere) to help me with this post.

The following list is my best attempt at summarizing the results of my informal survey, with a few of my own observations based on a bit of research I conducted myself.