Dating Sunday: Jan. 7 predicted to be online dating's busiest day of the new year

Dating Sunday: Jan. 7 predicted to be online dating's busiest day of the new year. (Photo: MGN)

(KUTV) After years of observation, Match has predicted that Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 will be the busiest online dating day of the year — also known as Dating Sunday.

According to Match, singles are most determined to find connection after the New Year.

The time singles do not want to miss out on is 8:55 p.m. ET. This is when Match expects to see a 42% spike in new singles coming to the platform.

This past Dating Sunday in 2017, Match saw a total of 2.75 million messages sent, with singles being most active in Denver, followed by Minneapolis and Charlotte. Furthermore, singles were most successful in arranging dates on Match during Dating Sunday in Portland, Raleigh, and Milwaukee respectively.

Below is a list of the top 5 cities in each category:

Top 5 cities where singles were most active on Dating Sunday 2017:

  1. Denver
  2. Minneapolis
  3. Charlotte
  4. Austin
  5. Boston

Top 5 most successful cities on Dating Sunday 2017:

  1. Portland
  2. Raleigh
  3. Milwaukee
  4. Indianapolis
  5. Hartford

Dating Sunday falls within Match's peak season, which goes from Dec. 26 to Valentine's Day annually.

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