“The problem is, Americans — both men and women — have become more rigid about dating across socioeconomic boundaries.” To find a mate, college-educated women should consider dating working-class men.

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“Atheists and agnostics are also disproportionately male.

An atheist meet-up would be a really good place to meet men.” “For the women who wait [to settle down], the dating pool gets much, much worse,” Birger says. In the first round, fresh into the dating market, nearly every woman gets a chair.

When faced with an oversupply of women, guys are more likely to delay marriage and play the field. And as reported by numerous publications, dating is out with young people and hookup culture is in.

No need to wine and dine a potential mate when you can just swipe right.

Today that same woman, now 40, if still unmarried, faces a market in which nearly two-thirds of those formerly single men are hitched, and there are just 33 eligible men for every 50 women — 52 percent more women than men.

“None of this would matter if we were open-minded about who we dated,” Birger says.

By the final round, the chances of losing soar to 50 percent.

For example, some 20 years ago a recent college-grad female confronted a dating market that had 117 recent college-grad men for every 100 women.

Consider dating a nonbeliever, even if it makes your grandma cry into her meat sauce.

“People who leave organized religion are disproportionately male,” Birger says.

Head to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (72 percent male) or Georgia Tech (66 percent), two institutions with way more guys than girls.