In some of these rural towns, there are three people within 10 miles.Farmers reminded me that what I'm looking for in a city slicker is something pure and simple In case you haven't heard, there's an online dating site called Farmers Only, which boasts the tagline, "City folks just don't get it! It's a meal and a toothpick all in one."So, with all that being said, I decided to give Farmers Only a good ole country shot. Now, one that launched to cater to the kind of people who grow crops—Farmers Only.com—has reached a milestone.Jerry Miller, a marketing executive who founded the site in 2005 after a divorced farm owner complained to him about a lack of like-minded people in her dating pool, says it has more than 200,000 subscribers."She said, 'I'm afraid I'm not going to meet anybody new—I know everybody in town,'" Miller recalled in a recent interview with Yahoo News.But it still means that one-third of online daters have not yet met up in real life with someone they initially found on an online dating site.
If you haven’t found quite what you’re looking for on an online dating site, you aren’t alone.
Farmers Only, which boasts members from all 50 states, has pockets of urban users, too.
"They grew up in the country and dream of moving back to country," he said.
Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.
Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.
"You could work at a restaurant, or the feed store, but are looking for someone who has those values."Users pay $15.95 per month, or $49.95 for six months, to find a like-minded match on the service.