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17. Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz, CA
Population: 54,778
Single: 45.3%

This surf city at the north end of the Monterey Bay on the California coast, is the perfect seaside town for surfer boys and girls to meet. Santa Cruz has pristine beaches, a boardwalk amusement park and beautiful weather with low humidity and 300 days of sunshine per year.

Santa Cruz also has pedestrian-friendly streets lined with shops, galleries and outdoor bistros serenaded by sidewalk musicians. Singles can also meet up for outings to the redwood forests, rich farmland and state parks nearby.

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