The good news is: there are a lot of single people in America. But how are your friends finding relationships beyond a Netflix subscription? As more people are becoming comfortable using online dating sites, it's quite possible your chances of finding your match are only a few clicks away. Here are 10 online dating statistics you should know: With so many dating websites and apps out there, it's now normal to use online dating to meet someone.

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Here's what they're lying about: 20% of women surveyed by global research agency Opinionmatters admitted to using an older photo from when they were younger and thinner.

More than 40% of men said they lied about their jobs in an effort to sound more successful.

Today, 27% of young adults report using online dating sites, which is up 10% from 2013, likely due to the influx of dating apps on smartphones.

For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.

Female users are seeking help from friends more so than men are: 30% of female users have asked a friend for help with their profile, whereas only 16% of male users have asked friends to help create their profile.

Where you live will impact your online dating experience simply because certain locations have more active users.

50% of New York state residents are single, and the city has the most users on e Harmony.

On the contrast, there are a lower number of users in Idaho, where 60% of the population is married.

If you're worried joining an online dating site sends a message that you're just looking for sex, it doesn't.