2.5 mln single Americans pay for dating sites

According to a Jupiter Research survey 44% of adults using dating sites were looking for a serious relationship, 43% for friendship, 39% for a date, 37% for physical intimacy, 20% for marriage. There are close to 100 mln single adults in the United States alone. Of those, 17 mln looked at online dating sites in 2002, with 2.5 mln paying for site memberships.