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'Game of Thrones' fans are more likely to go on dates, survey says

Posted: 1:37 PM, Aug 24, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-24 16:48:19-04
'Game of Thrones' fans are more likely to go on dates, survey says

According to Match , "Game of Thrones" fans are quite the catch.

The dating site recently surveyed over 5,500 singles in 2016 as part of their Singles in America project. And the rusults confirm that those who watch "Game of Thrones" are 81 percent more likely to have had a date and 61 percent more likely to have had sex in the past year.

Match also says GoT fans get "20 percent more contact" than those who prefer "The Walking Dead."

When compared to the general population, those who watch GoT are:

  • Better educated (70% more likely to have a PhD, 44% more likely to have a graduate degree, 23% more likely to have a BA).
  • 31% more likely to be into yoga
  • 42% more likely to be into skiing.
  • Earning a higher income (83% more likely to make $150K+ and 39% more likely to make $100-$150K).
  • 62% more likely to work in law
  • 40% more likely to be into foreign films.

It's not that hard to find a "Game of Thrones" fanatic - over 23 million Americans watched each episode last season. But if you want to increase your chances of finding your own "Khaleesi" or "King of the North," here are the best places to look, according to Match:

Top 5 cities of GoT fans:

  • Washington, DC
  • Madison, WI
  • Boston, MA
  • San Jose, CA
  • Austin, TX

Top 5 cities to date a male GoT fan:

  • Madison, WI Metro
  • Washington, DC
  • San Jose, CA
  • Boston, MA
  • Seattle, WA

Top 5 cities to date a female GoT fan:

  • Washington, DC
  • Boston, MA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Austin, TX
  • Denver, CO