Best places for the rich and single

Looking for Mr. or Ms. Moneybags? Hunt down the perfect mate in these wealthy cities, which are brimming with unattached professionals.

1. Manhattan Beach, CA
Manhattan Beach, CA
Population: 34,607
Single: 30.2%
Median family income: $154,860

Sophistication with a beach bent sums up life in this exclusive coastal town that offers singles a cool alternative to Los Angeles. Hit the waves to find your sun bunny, or heat things up with a game of beach volleyball. After playing hard in the surf and sand, grab a craft cocktail at laid-back and personal M.B. Post, where communal restaurant tables make flirting a breeze. To cap a romantic evening, head to Manhattan Beach Creamery with your new sweetheart and enjoy house-made ice cream sandwiches while taking in the glorious sunset.  

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Source: Census, OnBoard projections/aggregations
Cities where at least 30% of the population is single were ranked by median family income.
By Grace Wong, contributing writer - Last updated August 17 2011: 1:25 PM ET
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