Top 10 Cities Where Women Prefer Bald Men
Good news for the folically challenged.
"When's the last time you saw a bald president?" Larry David recently asked in an interview with Huffington Post. "There'll be a woman and a Jewish president and maybe even a Muslim president before a bald president. That's my prediction: There'll be a Muslim president before a bald president."
They may feel discriminated against, but a recent survey brings good news to the bald community: plenty of women actually prefer a hairless head. Online dating site OurTime.com ranked the top cities where bald guys get the most attention from ladies.
Florida looks like the best state for single, bald men. Fort Lauderdale topped the list while Tampa came in at No. 10. New York came in second, and while Los Angeles didn't make the cut, San Diego ranked No. 5.
If you've ever been subjected to those hair transplant commercials where bald men are depicted as undateable, you can feel sympathy for the bald community. And unfortunately, statistics show that some ladies do discriminate.
According to a 2008 European survey, 17 percent of French women and 16 percent of Italian women said they wouldn't date a man who's losing his hair. But only 11 percent of British women said the same, and even better news—only 4 percent of Scottish women won't date a bald guy.
But these women are cutting themselves off from a large percentage of the male population. Researchers say more than half of men will experience baldness by the age of 50. In fact, 30 percent of men will be affected by baldness by age 30.
So ladies, I leave you with a final thought from Mr. David:
"Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair. But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough."
A full list of the 10 cities where bald men have the most luck:
- Fort Lauderdale, FL
- New York, NY
- Phoenix, AZ
- Minneapolis, MN
- San Diego, CA
- Brooklyn, NY
- Chicago, IL
- Houston, TX
- Tucson, AZ
- Tampa, FL
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I happen to think men can be incredibly sexy when they're losing their hair so long as they embrace it and don't try to get creative w/combing! It's not the hair (or lack of) that makes the man. I've seen photos of my husband when he had a thick head of curly hair & it was sexy. But when I met him (online) he was already balding and I thought he was sexy. JMO but any woman who would "cull' a man because of this doesn't deserve that man to begin with ...
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