Editor's note: This article was first published April 24, The margin is slim, but the chance in South Carolina of finding a new love partner 50 and older is just under half — The conclusion weighs heavily the divorce rates among Americans 50 and older, which a Pew Research Center study using U. The study makes some assumptions to determine the dating pool — that singles would look for someone their own age, that they're heterosexual and that they desire a relationship that requires substantial financial means to date.
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South Carolina's Chances of finding love are better headed north — and beyond the mainland U. The best state, Maryland, offers a The study has bad news for women: Chances are less likely to find a single man simply because women live about three years longer than men. Follow reporter Eric Connor on Twitter cericconnor.
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