Okcupid race dating statistics

It’s hard to tell from the raw data exactly what’s going on, but, at least for now, white men seem to have an advantage over black, Latino, and Asian men.Quartz’s researchers studied over 2.4 million heterosexual interactions on Are You Interested to determine if online daters had racial biases and what those were.

By 2014, that number had dropped to around 35% of users.The blog post concludes, “Answers to match questions have been getting significantly less biased over time.” Side note: The person’s race does influence his or her answer to this question because 85% of non-whites said they’d prefer to date outside their race versus just 65% of white people who said the same.the phraseology used when I was growing up was ‘Asian guys don’t get girls.'” Whatever the reasoning behind it, Asian men don’t seem to have yellow fever the way other men on dating sites do.Elise Hu of NPR summed it up best when she said, “The results of this study only perpetuate social problems for both sexes involved.” Black women were another notable exception in Quartz’s study of online attraction.Overall, they found black men and black women receive significantly fewer I’m-interested ratings than other races do.

Although black women responded the most positively toward black men, all other races responded the least to this demographic.Maybe low self-esteem factors into Asian men’s dating decisions.As Zachary Schwartz, a 22-year-old journalist in the UK, said, “Growing up as an Asian guy, you start to think certain ways about yourself…Black women showed the most interest in black men, while women of other races heavily preferred white men.Black women seem most drawn to date prospects of their own race — even though black men have a low interest rating of 16.5% to black women.So the good news for white men and Asian women is they are the most sought-after demographics on dating sites.