Dating preference statistics
Tinder revolutionized the dating world when it was launched five years ago.The dating app’s unique design inspired a surge of location-based “swipe” apps which collectively morphed online dating from an odd, secretive habit into an acceptable way to meet partners.Wolff, a Junior Radio Production and Studies student at Hofstra University, has used Ok Cupid, Tinder, and JSwipe (a dating app for Jewish people) to meet women in the area.Wolff said that his father hopes that he will one day marry a Jewish woman, but also said that he feels it would benefit him to be with someone who shares the same religious views.Aside from these websites, a question can be raised about other niche dating websites that restrict suitors based of race, religion, etc.: Are niche dating websites that allow users to choose from a field of potential suitors convenient ways to improve the online dating experience, or do they further cultural divides and encourage intensified biases?Acc0rding to a Pew Research Center poll that was released last month, 15 percent of American adults have used, or a currently using, online dating sites or mobile dating apps.Similarly, women prefer men of their own race and tend to find Asian and black men less attractive.The visuals below shows a user’s racial preference of a potential suitor compared to the average user of any race.
Asian and Latin women are most popular with the gents.
Generally, most users on OKC — and by extension, other sites — “swipe left” on black women and Asian men the most.