Easiest Cities To Get Laid In New York For 2020

If you can’t score in these New York cities, something is seriously wrong with you.

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Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2020. This is our sixth time ranking the easiest cities to get laid in New York.

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There are a number of party hot spots in New York.

For example, Albany, New York has been called one of the biggest party towns in the nation. And you can see why. It has a large number of college kids, a very young population, and frankly, there’s a huge bar scene.

But is it the best city to score in? The purpose of this post is to use science and data to determine which places are the easiest you could possibly go in New York if you wanted to hook up with someone.

After analyzing 176 of the state’s most populous areas (over 10,000 people), we came up with this list as the 10 easiest places to get laid in the state of New York:

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  1. Oneonta (Photos)
  2. Albany (Photos)
  3. Plattsburgh (Photos)
  4. Suffern (Photos)
  5. New York (Photos)
  6. Schenectady (Photos)
  7. Long Beach (Photos)
  8. Syracuse (Photos)
  9. Poughkeepsie (Photos)
  10. Cortland (Photos)

You might be thinking, “Oneonta?!” Why haven’t I gone there before?

Well if you live in Oneonta, you’re probably already aware of the pure excitement level, based on the criteria we list below. And if you’re not already regularly hooking up there…well, then there’s nothing we can do about that.

That’s your own personal problem.

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and see how the places near you fared. We’ve got the complete list of the most populous cities below so you know where to go and where to avoid on your next road trip.

The hardest place to get lucky in New York, according to science? That would be Manorville. More on that later.

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How do you decide if a place in the Empire State is easy to get lucky in?

In order to rank the chances where you’re most likely to get laid in New York, we had to determine what criteria helps people hook up. It isn’t a stretch to assume that people will get frisky where there are plenty of young singles, areas where people aren’t married and with kids, and in areas with high lots of adult things to do.

So we found databases across the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers for getting laid

We know we are answering a bar topic with this one, but we still try to be scientific about it. With that in mind we used the most recent 2014-2018 American Community Survey Census data produced for the state of new york. And we paired it up with data from OpenStreetMap contributors, ODbL 1.0 and colleges from IPEDS.

Can’t really get any better data than that.

We paid particular attention to:

  • Population density
  • % of population that’s female (More females than males)
  • % of unmarried people in each city
  • % of households with kids in each city
  • Colleges per capita
  • Bars per capita

We then gave each city a “Chance To Get Laid Score”.

The higher the score, the better the city is for getting lucky. We also limited our results to cities with populations over 10,000 people. For new york, that meant a total of 176 cities.

Read on to see why Oneonta is party central.

Oneonta, NY

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Get Laid Score: 82.5
Rank Last Year: 3 (Up 2)
Population: 13,834
Bars: 2
Colleges: 3
More on Oneonta:  Data | Photos

Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York, United States. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, it had a population of 13,901. Its nickname is “City of the Hills.” While the word “oneonta” is of undetermined origin, it is popularly believed to mean “place of open rocks” in the Mohawk language. This refers to a prominent geological formation known as “Tablerocks” at the western end of the city.

Albany, NY

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Get Laid Score: 82.2
Rank Last Year: 1 (Down 1)
Population: 97,889
Bars: 25
Colleges: 9
More on Albany:  Data | Photos

Albany AWL-b-nee) is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the nearby cities and suburbs of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs. With a 2013 Census-estimated population of 1.1 million the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state and 38th in the United States.

Plattsburgh, NY

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 80.6
Rank Last Year: 6 (Up 3)
Population: 19,515
Bars: 3
Colleges: 4
More on Plattsburgh:  Data | Photos

Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 19,989 at the 2010 census. The population of the unincorporated areas within the Town of Plattsburgh was 11,870 as of the 2010 census, making the population for the immediate Plattsburgh region 31,859.

Suffern, NY

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 77.6
Rank Last Year: 8 (Up 4)
Population: 10,926
Bars: 7
Colleges: 2
More on Suffern:  Data | Photos

Suffern is a village incorporated in 1796 in the town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, Suffern’s population was 10,723.

New York, NY

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 74.7
Rank Last Year: 11 (Up 6)
Population: 8,443,713
Bars: 235
Colleges: 51
More on New York:  Data | Photos

The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2016 population of 8,537,673 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world with an estimated 23.7million residents as of 2016. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, and sports. The city’s fast pace defines the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

Schenectady, NY

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 74.1
Rank Last Year: 7 (Up 1)
Population: 65,482
Bars: 6
Colleges: 4
More on Schenectady:  Data | Photos

Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 66,135. The name “Schenectady” is derived from a Mohawk word skahnhtati meaning “beyond the pines”. The city was founded on the south side of the Mohawk River by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, many from the Albany area. They were prohibited from the fur trade by the Albany monopoly, which kept its control after the English takeover in 1664. Residents of the new village developed farms on strip plots along the river.

Long Beach, NY

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Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 74.0
Rank Last Year: 2 (Down 5)
Population: 33,509
Bars: 2
Colleges: 1
More on Long Beach:  Data | Photos

Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York, United States. Just south of Long Island, it is located on Long Beach Barrier Island, which is the westernmost of the outer barrier islands off Long Island’s South Shore. As of the United States 2010 Census, the city population was 33,275. It was incorporated in 1922, and is nicknamed The City By the Sea.

Syracuse, NY

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 73.8
Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 4)
Population: 143,293
Bars: 20
Colleges: 8
More on Syracuse:  Data | Photos

Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. It is the largest U.S. city with the name “Syracuse”, and is the fifth most populous city in the state of New York following New York City, Buffalo Rochester and Yonkers. At the 2010 census, the city population was 145,252, and its metropolitan area had a population of 662,577. It is the economic and educational hub of Central New York, a region with over one million inhabitants. Syracuse is also well-provided with convention sites, with a downtown convention complex. Syracuse was named after the original Greek city Syracuse, a city on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily.

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 73.7
Rank Last Year: 13 (Up 4)
Population: 30,356
Bars: 2
Colleges: 4
More on Poughkeepsie:  Data | Photos

Poughkeepsie, officially the City of Poughkeepsie, is a city in the state of New York, United States, which is the county seat of Dutchess County. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 32,736. Poughkeepsie is in the Hudson Valley midway between New York City and Albany, and is part of the New York metropolitan area. The name derives from a word in the Wappinger language, roughly U-puku-ipi-sing, meaning “the reed-covered lodge by the little-water place,” referring to a spring or stream feeding into the Hudson River south of the present downtown area.

Cortland, NY

Overall SnackAbility


Get Laid Score: 73.7
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 4)
Population: 18,828
Bars: 3
Colleges: 1
More on Cortland:  Data | Photos

Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York, United States of America. Cortland is in New York’s Southern Tier region. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 19,204. It is the county seat of Cortland County.

There You Have It – The Best Cities for Getting Some in new york for 2020

If you’re looking at cities in New York where it’s easy to get laid because the population is young, single and ready to party, this is an accurate list.

Who ever said science is a bore?

If you’re also curious enough, here are the hardest places to get laid in New York, according to science:

  1. Manorville
  2. Miller Place
  3. Hauppauge

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Detailed List Of The Best Cities For Getting Laid In New York For 2020

Rank City Population Bars
1 Oneonta, NY 13,834 2
2 Albany, NY 97,889 25
3 Plattsburgh, NY 19,515 3
4 Suffern, NY 10,926 7
5 New York, NY 8,443,713 235
6 Schenectady, NY 65,482 6
7 Long Beach, NY 33,509 2
8 Syracuse, NY 143,293 20
9 Poughkeepsie, NY 30,356 2
10 Cortland, NY 18,828 3
11 Rochester, NY 207,778 25
12 Mineola, NY 19,132 2
13 Troy, NY 49,610 45
14 Ithaca, NY 30,568 7
15 Buffalo, NY 257,518 29
16 Yonkers, NY 199,745 4
17 Binghamton, NY 45,503 4
18 Canandaigua, NY 10,348 3
19 Riverhead, NY 14,067 2
20 Corning, NY 10,789 4
21 Hempstead, NY 55,399 2
22 Mount Vernon, NY 68,035 2
23 Fredonia, NY 10,637 2
24 Peekskill, NY 24,008 3
25 New Rochelle, NY 79,205 2
26 Utica, NY 60,675 3
27 Watervliet, NY 10,120 11
28 Newburgh, NY 28,282 2
29 Geneva, NY 12,888 3
30 Middletown, NY 27,644 2
31 Patchogue, NY 12,398 2
32 Olean, NY 13,805 3
33 Saratoga Springs, NY 27,772 8
34 Batavia, NY 14,719 2
35 Watertown, NY 26,057 3
36 Rockville Centre, NY 24,442 2
37 Elmira, NY 27,695 2
38 Glen Cove, NY 27,226 4
39 Cohoes, NY 16,599 6
40 Spring Valley, NY 32,281 3
41 Brentwood, NY 62,942 2
42 Ossining, NY 25,174 3
43 Sleepy Hollow, NY 10,138 2
44 Dobbs Ferry, NY 11,027 3
45 Jamestown, NY 29,799 5
46 North Valley Stream, NY 19,202 2
47 Uniondale, NY 31,828 2
48 Auburn, NY 26,779 3
49 Mount Kisco, NY 10,894 2
50 White Plains, NY 58,040 3
51 Kenmore, NY 15,191 2
52 Oswego, NY 17,588 5
53 Monsey, NY 22,073 3
54 Eggertsville, NY 15,546 2
55 North Amityville, NY 18,817 2
56 Glens Falls, NY 14,359 9
57 Niagara Falls, NY 48,661 5
58 Harrison, NY 27,956 2
59 Westbury, NY 15,320 2
60 West Seneca, NY 45,332 2
61 Selden, NY 19,770 2
62 Kingston, NY 23,210 3
63 Roosevelt, NY 16,229 2
64 Eastchester, NY 19,983 2
65 Tonawanda, NY 57,280 3
66 Baldwin, NY 25,134 2
67 Irondequoit, NY 50,427 8
68 Salisbury, NY 11,753 2
69 North Lindenhurst, NY 10,584 2
70 Dunkirk, NY 11,950 2
71 Amsterdam, NY 17,927 4
72 North Babylon, NY 16,739 2
73 Copiague, NY 23,716 2
74 Endicott, NY 12,872 3
75 Lackawanna, NY 17,859 4
76 Lancaster, NY 10,152 6
77 Greece, NY 14,826 2
78 New Cassel, NY 14,648 2
79 North New Hyde Park, NY 15,726 4
80 Lynbrook, NY 19,552 2
81 Middle Island, NY 10,216 2
82 Cheektowaga, NY 74,026 2
83 Massena, NY 10,090 5
84 Ridge, NY 13,511 2
85 North Wantagh, NY 11,802 2
86 Levittown, NY 51,539 3
87 Nanuet, NY 17,775 3
88 East Massapequa, NY 18,331 2
89 Port Chester, NY 29,418 4
90 Wyandanch, NY 11,612 2
91 Syosset, NY 19,559 2
92 Endwell, NY 11,641 2
93 Mamaroneck, NY 19,213 2
94 Greenlawn, NY 13,978 2
95 Lockport, NY 20,580 2
96 Oneida, NY 10,980 2
97 Stony Brook, NY 12,641 2
98 Deer Park, NY 27,273 2
99 Central Islip, NY 31,846 3
100 North Bay Shore, NY 21,045 3

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