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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5. Irvine, CA
Irvine, CA
Population: 207,500
Single: 31.3%
Median family income: $113,768

A stone's throw from Laguna Beach and an hour's drive from bustling Los Angeles, Irvine serves as home base for many tech startups, so look no further for both engineer and business types. Take your date on a tour of a local strawberry farm, or if you're feeling more carnivorous, head to the In-N-Out Burger -- which is headquartered there -- for a burger and shake to die for. (Hint: Try ordering from the secret menu). Then work off those calories at one of the city's several championship golf courses or with a game of ultimate Frisbee. --A.C. 

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Last updated July 16 2010: 8:24 AM ET

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