In fact, Riverside ranked eighth for the fewest number of violent crimes with just 429 per 100,000 residents.
But the STD rate in Riverside is 7,965 per 100,000 residents, which equates to nearly 8% of the population.
Portland had the lowest violent crime rate of any city with just twenty-five crimes per 100,000 residents.
Detroit’s STD rate didn’t help it much, either: it has the eighth-most STD cases per capita.
The third most dangerous cities for online dating are also the four with the highest STD rates.
Along with having the top safety score, San Antonio also ranked number one for the fewest STD cases per capita.
It only saw fifty-five cases per 100,000 residents.
Knoxville’s STD rates are 860 cases higher per 100,000 residents than Orlando’s. Riverside, California’s most dangerous city in the US for online dating and the most dangerous in the West.
Keeping with the theme of the last two cities on the list, the STD numbers are the driving force of the danger here.
But from what we’ve heard about the cost of dating in northern California, their wallets may not be so safe.
With a stunningly low violent crime rate and the eighth-ranked STD rate, Portland ranks as the third-safest city for online dating.
However, some cities’ singles should use more caution than others.