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Marc Mc Donald, 34, and Katie Wasowski, 28, talk at Eventide Oyster Co. The couple live together in Portland and have been together since February of 2013.Tim Greenway/Staff Photographer Among the young and single, Portland’s dating scene has gotten an unfortunate reputation.COM About 5 percent of Portland’s single residents ages 20 to 34 are putting themselves out there with photos on That’s more than in most New England cities, including Burlington, Vermont, where 3.5 percent of young singles have profiles with pictures, and Providence, Rhode Island, where less than 2 percent are active on There’s no question that Portland is ripe for unplanned run-ins.Just ask Katie Wasowski, 28, and Marc Mc Donald, 34.Her concept was to take the guessing out of the dating game and get people together who are single and looking.Stefan Apse, 33, who attended the event, said he appreciates the honest approach.
“There’s tons of great people in Portland and tons of great events going on,” said Erin Oldham, the founder of Local Flames.The exception is Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where nearly 7 percent of young singles use the site. In a random selection of cities known as cultural centers, Portland falls smack in the middle for singles per capita – lower than Boston and Austin, Texas, but higher than Seattle and San Francisco.But the concentration of eligible mates there is relatively low, with 20 percent of Portsmouth’s adult population under 35 and unmarried, compared with 26.5 percent in Portland, according to U. SMALL CITY HELPS – AND HINDERS Arthur Malov, an instructor for the International Dating Coach Association in New York City, said there’s a better predictor of whether a city is a good place to date.“I’ve been told many times since I moved here that it’s hard to be single here,” said Devin Green, an unattached 31-year-old woman who has been living in the city for about a year.Long winters, reserved demeanors and inescapable exes are reasons why people say Portland can be a difficult place to date. With more than 15,000 residents ages 20 to 34 and unmarried – about a quarter of the city’s adult population – the concentration of young, single people is about the same in Portland as it is in New York City, and is twice as high as in Maine as a whole.
Sick of seeing exes and their new love interests around town, she escaped across the country when she was in her early 20s.