This data set contains questions about online dating and Hurricane Katrina donations. It was used in the reports "Online Dating" and "Romance in America".
There is now relatively broad public contact with the online dating world. Yet, dating sites are just one of many online avenues that facilitate romantic connections.
Romance in America
Only 16% of single American adults are actively looking for dating partners.
About 25 million people have used the internet to sell something
One in six internet users has used the internet to sell things and traffic to online classified sites has risen 80% in the past year.
13 million Americans made donations online after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.
Big jump in search engine use
Nearly 60 million online Americans use search engines on an average day.