11 Best Free Senior Dating Sites Over 60 (2018)

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11 Best Free Senior Dating Sites Over 60 (2018)

Hayley Matthews Hayley Matthews
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As of 2012, the world’s over-60 demographic has reached 809 million people. That accounts for 11% of the world’s population. Business Insider estimates those numbers to grow to 2 billion people and 22% by 2050. According to the US Census, single seniors make up more than 17.7% of the US population.

That’s a huge demographic that can sometimes feel neglected in the dating world, particularly online dating. To help them out, we’ve compiled a list of 11 dating sites that are great for singles 60+. Most importantly, these sites are easy on the wallet.

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Match

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Match has so many mature members that you won’t know where to start. The site has tens of millions of members, and that doesn’t even include its 35 million monthly visitors. You can sort through them by age, of course, but also by other important factors like city, gender, hobbies, politics, religion, education, and appearance. The best news is Match doesn’t charge for searching or registering and flirting (e.g., liking profiles).

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Elite Singles

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Elite Singles appeals to senior singles who value the quality — not just the quantity — of matches. Here, users are interested in serious relationships with intelligent people (80%+ have a college degree). Plus, only 10% of them are under 30. Don’t forget to leave your wallet where it is because Elite Singles doesn’t ask for any payment information for its basic membership, so you can upload your information and photos as well as browse and get to know matches without any commitment to the site.

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SilverSingles

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A sister site of Elite Singles, SilverSingles only caters to the senior audience, but that doesn’t mean it’s a small site. More than 85,000 people over 60 visit the site every month — and counting. The experience is top-level as well. It’s 100% free to join and access all the necessary features for finding your ideal match, and the customer support team is available 24/7 to make sure you’re having fun, not stressing out.

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eHarmony

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eHarmony is one of the oldest names in the dating industry, and the site is still at the top of its game. Not only does eHarmony have the most unique matching system (the 29 Dimensions of Compatibility Questionnaire), but the site does all the searching for you. All you have to do is set your preferences, keep an eye on your inbox, and then yay or nay the matches. When you find someone you like, eHarmony will also help you kick off the conversation.

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OurTime

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OurTime is a part of the Match family, so you know that you can trust it and that it’ll get the job done. To become a member, just go to the site or download the app via iTunes or Google Play, and then provide your gender, the gender you’re looking for, your country, and zip code. Then, submit your username, a password, your birthday, and an email. Lastly, you’ll answer questions like “Who’s your favorite Oscar winner from the ’70s?” and “Do you prefer savory or sweet?”

If age and religion are dealbreakers for you, ChristianMingle is an option worth checking out. On this free dating site, everyone is Christian, as you could probably tell, and a majority are in their golden years. You can create a free account using your email or Facebook profile, which is the faster route because it’ll pull in your information and photo. ChristianMingle says that “Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is here,” and you can see the proof of that by checking out the site’s numerous success stories.

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FirstMet

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FirstMet, formerly known as Are You Interested, is a mix of singles, but it has a senior section that’s mostly for singles 50 and older. It’s totally free to join, set your criteria, search for and receive matches, and communicate in certain ways. If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, then you have enough time to join FirstMet, and the team promises that you won’t regret it.

URL: https://www.firstmet.com/

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SeniorMatch

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You may have heard of SeniorMatch from a friend, or you may have seen it in “Daddy’s Home 2.” Either way, it’s a popular (and, let’s not forget, free) senior dating site. According to the site, “You don’t have to be alone,” and the team strives to connect you with your perfect companion by offering advanced filtering features, fun chat tools, and expert advice. You’ll find everything from virtual winks to blog posts about the best first date ideas.

URL: https://www.seniormatch.com/

All relationships start somewhere, and SeniorFriendsDate suggests starting off with friendship, especially if you’ve just lost a spouse or gone through a divorce. It’ll only take you a couple of minutes to create a profile, and some cool features include being able to see who’s online at the same time as you. You could even become one of the Featured Single Seniors whose profile appears on the right side of SeniorFriendsDates’s homepage. The site also promises to never ask for your credit card information. Inactive profiles are removed, so you’ll always have someone to talk to.

URL: http://seniorfriendsdate.com/

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SeniorsCircle

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SeniorsCircle’s mission is to help you expand your social circle — but in a safe environment. The site allows you to delete your free profile whenever you want as well as block and report suspicious members. You don’t even have to provide your name if you don’t want to. On the brighter side, the site allows you to do fun things like send and receive virtual messages and winks. One satisfied former user named Brenda told the site: “I had given up hope in meeting anyone compatible. We exchanged mail, photos, finally met, and have been inseparable ever since. Thank you, and I would recommend it to anyone seeking to meet someone special.”

URL: http://www.seniorscircle.com/

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SinglesOver60

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SinglesOver60 is a free UK-based senior dating site that says it’s making over-60 dating “a whole lot easier.” But you don’t just have to be British, Welsh, Scottish, or Irish to join. SinglesOver60 is also available in Australia, Canada, Norway, the US, New Zealand, South Africa, and Sweden. Here’s all you have to do to become a member: 1) Fill out the signup form. 2) Add a photo. 3) Search for matches. 4) Send a message.

URL: https://www.singlesover60.co.uk/

Dating Over 60 Never Looked So Good!

As far as experts can tell, the over-60 crowd is only going to get larger, and single people will always be in that mix. Dating sites would do well to meet their needs. Good thing the dating sites above already have a head start. Take your time checking a few or all of them out until you find the site you’re most happy with. We’re pretty sure you’re going to have a hard time deciding!