How to Meet and Date Rich Men in Delaware, USA


Delaware is one of the smallest states by area in the US and yet it has a rich political and cultural history. It was one of the 13 colonies participating in the American Revolution and became the first state to ratify the Constitution of the United States, thereby becoming known as The First State. If you are looking to jazz up your social life in this state, here are a few tips on meeting single wealthy men in Delaware.

Get to know Guys working for the Government

Despite its tiny size, Delaware has one of the best economies in the country. In 2005 the per capita personal income in Delaware was $34,199, ranking 9th in the nation while, the average weekly wage was $937, ranking 7th in the nation, according to the figures provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S government. Interestingly the state's largest employers are the government including the State of Delaware as well as New Castle County. The Dover Air Force Base, located next to the state capital of Dover, is one of the largest Air Force bases in the country and is a major employer in Delaware. While people working for the government may not have the million dollar bonuses that the Wall Street financiers are used to, the lavish lifestyle and the socio-political influence that many in the corridors of power enjoy make them ideal dating material. Moreover most of these jobs are proof against fluctuating financial conditions since the work of the government goes on all the time. So while top businessmen and money managers may feel the squeeze at times of recession, government officials and defense personnel continue to lead the life they are used to.

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Meet the Finance Fat Cats

Yet another lucrative sector of Delaware’s economy is finance. banking is especially an important industry with major names such as Bank of America, M&T Bank, First USA / Bank One / JPMorgan Chase, AIG, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Barclays plc headquartered in the state. Apart from rich bankers, you can also look at wealthy corporates for the ideal dating partner. More than 50% of all U.S. publicly traded companies and 63% of the Fortune 500 are incorporated in Delaware. The state's attractiveness as a corporate haven is largely because of its business-friendly corporation law. Wilmington is the state's largest city and its economic hub, largely because it is located within commuting distance of both Philadelphia and Baltimore. Wilmington has become a national financial center for the credit card industry. Many major credit card issuers, including Bank of America, Chase Card Services and Barclays Bank of Delaware are headquartered in Wilmington. The Dutch banking giant ING Groep N.V. headquartered its U.S. internet banking unit, ING Direct in Wilmington. The United Kingdom's HSBC has their American operations headquartered in Wilmington. While Wilmington Trust is headquartered in Wilmington at Rodney Square, Barclays and Capital One 360 have very large and prominent locations located along the waterfront of the Christina River. Cafes, bars and delis in such locations are the right places to rub shoulders with guys in suits and who knows, if you are lucky you might get a budding financier or a wealthy banker to take you out on a date.

Frequent Upscale Recreational Centers

When the rich guys are not adding on to their millions at work, they can be sure of indulging in high profile recreational activities like racing and gaming. Thus race tracks and casinos could be some of the best places to come across wealthy singles. Delaware Park , also known as DelPark, is a horse racing track, casino, and golf course in Stanton, Delaware. It is located just outside the city of Wilmington, and about thirty miles from Philadelphia. Important annual races at Delaware Park Racetrack include Delaware Handicap in Grade I, Delaware Oaks in Grade II and others including Barbaro Stakes and Endine Stakes in Grade III. Besides racing tracks, the facility also houses an upscale casino with numerous slot machines, including some linked to the multi-jurisdictional progressive jackpot game Cashola. Betting on NFL games is also allowed at Delaware Park. However if you are interested in meeting eligible singles outside casino walls, a good idea would be to frequent the upscale resorts and beaches of Delaware. Bay and ocean beaches in and near Lewes provide swimming, fishing, boating and a host of other water sports that are sure to attract adventurous wealthy singles. Beaches, nature trails, bird sanctuaries and the Seaside Nature Center can all be found at Cape Henlopen State Park just outside of Lewes. In Rehoboth Bay, the largest of Delaware's Atlantic resorts, fishing, swimming, basketball and volleyball, beachcombing and strolling the mile-long boardwalk are just a few of the activities available to wealthy vacationers. Off the beach, Rehoboth Beach offers bandstand concerts, a convention center, shops of all kinds, outlet shopping, restaurants, amusements, and an exciting nightlife. In order to mingle with guys who prefer more exclusive locations, head for the Fenwick Island where the stretch of ocean provides uncrowned beaches for swimming, surf fishing, surfing and any other ocean activity you can imagine. The Assawoman Bay, meanwhile, offers jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing, boating and fishing, to name a few possibilities.

Hang out at Swanky Nightspots

A good way of meeting single rich men is to frequent exclusive pubs and restaurants where they entertain their guests or treat themselves to something special. You can experience the nightlife of Wilmington through some of the most popular bars of the city like the Blue Parrot; Parrot and Grille is a New Orleans-styled bar and restaurant that continuously draws attention with its Cajun cooking and signature drinks. Deep Blue Bar & Grill on the other hand offers a more chic and contemporary ambience but for a feel of the city, be sure to drop in at Kelly’s Logan House a Delaware landmark and has been serving the area since 1864, when "locals arrived on horsebacks to have a draft with friends," according to its website. In Dover, the Schwartz Center for the Arts is a stunning performing-arts venue that attracts the most sophisticated of viewers. To meet wealthy patrons of fine dining at Dover, you can head to W. T. Smithers, a Victorian style eatery with an elegant ambience and an eclectic dinner menu which runs the gamut from fish and steak to a wide array of shrimp, scallops, fish, and crab dishes. In New Castle, Prince on Delaware is a sophisticated restaurant Tucked inside a Colonial brick front; the gleaming wood décor and white leather seats are tailor made to attract a distinguished clientele as is its menu which offers the best of modern American cuisine. All such places in Delaware are ideal for coming across wealthy single men who can afford a drink or a meal at the swankiest places and perhaps prove a generous date to you too.

Frequent the Affluent Neighborhoods

One of the surefire ways to run into the money makers is to live where they do, even if it means living out of a shoe box for those who cannot afford lavish apartments in most expensive parts of the city. In Delaware, some of the most expensive residential areas are in the City of Wilmington like its Historic Districts, including the Baynard Boulevard, Kentmere Parkway, Rockford Park, Cool Spring/Tilton Park, the tri-part sections of the Eastside, St. Marys and Old Swedes Church, Quaker Hill, Delaware Avenue, Trinity Vicinity, and Upper/Lower Market Street. The neighborhood of Trinity Vicinity is located in the center of Wilmington, next to the Trinity Church and Interstate 95. It features a collection of row homes and detached houses, many of which were originally built in the late 19th century, and hence commands high real estate. The streets in the neighborhood are named after famous American and English authors, including Byron, Emerson, Hawthorne and Milton. In greater Wilmington area, exclusive neighborhoods are Greenville, Westover Hills, Montchanin and possibly Centreville. Apart from Wilmington, resort towns like Bethany Beach and Reheboth Beach or historic places like Lewes and Selbyville also have wealthy neighborhoods where you can come across rich singles, living and going about their daily routines.