(We count both young adults who have never been married and those who have been previously married as single or unmarried.) So, which large metro areas have the best “marriage market”?For women seeking a male partner with a job, our analysis found that San Jose, Calif., tops the list among large metro areas, with 114 single employed men for every 100 single women.Some 56% of young adults in this area were unmarried in 2012.

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Memphis, Tenn., tops this list: only 59 employed young single men for every 100 young single women.

Some other metro areas in the bottom ten include Jacksonville, Fla.; Detroit, Mich.; Charlotte, N.

(Our Mapping the Marriage Market interactive displays the results of all available U. metro areas, as well as the reverse ratios of employed women to men and all men to all women.) Also high on the list is the Denver area.

The male-to-female ratio is 10, and the ratio of employed men to all women is 10.

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Our poll published last week found that half (53%) of never-married Americans would like to eventually tie the knot.

And among never-married women interested in marriage, 78% said that it is “very important” to them that a potential spouse has a steady job (only 46% of never-married men said the same).

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