Best places for the rich and single

We're not saying you're a gold digger. But you could follow the money to these 25 affluent cities, where singles are abundant.

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23. Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica, CA
Population: 87,664
Single: 40.9%
Median family income: $91,810

Look no further than Santa Monica's chic hotels to find the fabulously wealthy single crowd. The Viceroy Hotel offers plush cabanas for lounging during the day or sipping late-night cocktails as local DJs perform weekends. Celebs are often seen at Huntley Santa Monica Beach Hotel's rooftop restaurant and bar, which offers dramatic ocean views. After you nab that date with a hip exec, rent a beach cruiser and take a casual ride along the beach bike path during sunset. End the evening with a turn around the Ferris wheel at Santa Monica Pier. --A.C. 

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Last updated July 16 2010: 8:24 AM ET

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