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Single people in Honolulu pay the second-highest housing cost of any of the 89 cities in a recent survey.

Personal finance site rates Honolulu the fourth-most expensive city for singles in the U.S., with an average rent cost of $2.60 per square foot which is the second-highest among the cities; an $80 average clothing staple; and among other factors, a $134 cost for a date night.

The most expensive U.S. cities for singles are No. 1, San Francisco, No. 2 New York City, and No. 3. Wash., D.C., according to the survey.

GOBanking evaluated cities according to four expense categories including rent per-square-foot, clothing costs; gym memberships, and the cost of a date night that would include dinner for two, a bottle of wine, two movie tickets and a 10-mile taxi ride. 

The cheapest cities for singles were No. 1 Reno, Nevada; Tucson, Ariz., Grand Rapids, Mich., Tacoma, Wash., and No. 5, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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