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.

1 of 25
1. Newport Beach, CA
Population: 79,661
Single: 30%
Median family income: $144,917

This hip coastal town offers the glamour of nearby Los Angeles without the grunge of the big city. Add the sun, surf, and sand to this suburban paradise, and it's no surprise Newport Beach ranks at the top of our list of best places for affluent singles. After you land that date with a wealthy surfer, take a romantic gondola cruise -- or better yet -- shop for yachts which are plentiful here. Afterward, take a romantic stroll along the mile-long stretch of Corona Del Mar with a latte in hand for a day of window shopping at fashionable boutiques, vintage stores and even a doggy spa. --A.C. 

See complete data and interactive map for Newport Beach

NEXT: Newton, MA
Last updated July 16 2010: 8:24 AM ET
Cities where at least 30% of the population is single were ranked by median family income.

Full list: Top 100 These terrific small cities -- even now -- boast plenty of jobs, great schools, safe streets, charm, and much more. More
Big-money cities  Palo Alto, Calif,, residents pull in more than $150,000 a year. Which other places have high incomes? More
Best home deals Itching to move to one of our top 10 cities? You might score a real-estate bargain, too. More
Special Offer

Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2018 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2018. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices © S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates.