Online dating age ranges
In particular, many services now offer cell phone apps that allow users to update their profile, search the profiles of others, and find potential dates in their area using their mobile phone.
For the first time in our 2013 survey we asked specifically about the use of these cell phone dating apps.
Since 85% of the population now goes online, that means that one out of every ten Americans (9%) has used an online dating site at one point or another.
In 2008 just 3% of all Americans said that they had used an online dating site; by 2009 that figure had risen to 6% of all Americans, and today 9% of the adult population has used an online dating site.
In terms of demographics, online dating is most common among Americans in their mid-20’s through mid-40’s.
Among those who use cell phone apps, 7% say that they have specifically used a dating app on their phone.
Since 45% of all Americans are app users, that means that 3% of the overall adult population has used a cell phone dating app at one point or another.