If you're single and live in Rockford, apparently you're out of luck.

A new study from WalletHub didn't even list the Forest City in the top 182 cities in America as a decent spot for single people to find that special someone.

There is a silver lining though if you're single and live in the area.

That's because just a short drive from Rockford sits the best city in America for singles.

Bonus, it's not Chicago. Matter of fact, the Windy City came in as the 39th best.

The best city for single people in America is just over the border, about 75 minutes from Rockford, and it's Madison, Wisconsin.

While Madison didn't take the top spot in any of WalletHub's key metrics, (Economics, Fun & Recreation, Dating Rank) they did well enough in all three to secure the ranking of #1 overall.

How is that possible? Madison scored well in all three metrics but Madison ranked 2nd in the country for dating opportunities. To get the number, WalletHub measured the active Tinder users, single population, gender balance, along with online and mobile dating opportunities.

So while Madison scored so high, Rockford didn't even register. Why do you believe the dating scene is so poor in our city? Tell us!

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Sweet Lenny is the brand manager of 97ZOK, Q98.5, and Operations Manager for Townsquare Media Rockford. Catch him afternoons 3 to 7 on 97ZOK. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and like his page on Facebook.

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