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Arizona is one of the loneliest states in the U.S. on Valentine's Day, study shows

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-14 13:01:48-05

ARIZONA — Feeling ignored by Cupid this Valentine’s Day? It looks like you’re not alone!

According to a report by move.org, Arizona is the third loneliest state to live in on Valentine’s Day, just behind the District of Columbia and South Carolina.

So what makes Arizonans so sad on the day of love? All the singletons! Stats provided by move.org say 48.89 percent of Arizonans are single.

“We utilized the most recent US Census Bureau and Google Trends2data to determine the loneliest places to live in America,” move.org wrote in a statement.

They took into account the percentage of single individuals versus married individuals 20 years or older, as well as the loneliness index informed by Google Trends.

States were then ranked on the loneliness index on a scale of one-to-three: 1 - lonely, 2- moderately lonely, and 3 - romantic.

Arizona ranked a two on the loneliness index, with the most searched question regarding loneliness being, “I’m lonely.”

Worried you won’t be able to find love in our sizzling state? Hop on over to Utah — move.org’s most romantic state with the least lonely residents.

Click here to read more about lonely lovers across the U.S.