#### Dating is a booming business around the world, and specially in America. A recent study in 2016, revealed that an American bachelor spent on an average, $1600 on dating alone!

With such massive outlays, the dating sector is a lucrative business for entrepreneurs to tap into. About 68% of the men surveyed, confessed their intention of finding their soul-mates by the year-end, as utilizing on-line dating sites made it easier for them to search while handling their busy schedules.

### INCREASE IN THE PRICE OF DATING

Apart from Americans identified as compulsive daters, restaurants and classic dating venues have taken notice, and the average cost of a date, might increase. The average ticket price of cinemas shot up from $5.06 in 1999 to $8.97 in 2017 while the average cost of one bottle of wine increased from $5.09 to $12.38. Today, a date, on an average comprises of two movie tickets, two dinners and a liter of wine, costing the couple around $102.32.

Although the average expenditure on dates varies from one state to another, when factors for overall costs of living, travel expenses, and taxes are factored in. Experts prepared an index related to dating expenses in each of the 50 states. The index was then factored into the national average cost for a date, that is, two restaurant dinners, a movie, and a bottle of wine. Here’s an overview of the average cost of dates in some States in USA:

### ALABAMA

The average cost of going for a date in Alabama is $87.93. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 26 venues and 159 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### ALASKA

The average cost of going for a date in the state of Alaska is $95.60. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 78 venues and 155 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### DELAWARE

The average cost of going for a date in Delaware is $134.27. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed there are 44 venues and 183 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### ARIZONA

The average cost of going for a date in the state of Arizona is $106.36. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 26 venues and 123 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### CONNECTICUT

The average cost of going for a date in Alabama is $230.34. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 51 venues and 199 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### ARKANSAS

The average cost of going for a date in the state of Arkansas is $59.01. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 32 venues per 100,000 people and there are 159 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### FLORIDA

The average cost of going for a date in Florida is $128.82.When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 50 venues and 173 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### COLORADO

The average cost of going for a date in Colorado is $109.12. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 57 venues and 185 restaurants for every 100,000 people.

### CALIFORNIA

The average cost of going out for a date in California is $226.35. When entertainment, arts centers, and recreation establishments are reviewed, there are 56 venues and 173 restaurants for every 100,000 people.