As one can see from the plot above, the dating interval is getting larger with your age.
When computed, the interval can be found to be equal to $\fracage - 14$.
For example, by their 50’s the average male has a wife who is 10 years younger than him.
The “half your age plus seven” rule of thumb probably helps you avoid being a creep, but is it accurate?
We can easily plot this curve to see what it looks like.
So here we have it: if you're not dating at the edge of the bell curve in terms of age (unlike the guy in the webcomic's last panel), your dating pool does go down with age, even though there is a slight rebound between the ages of 40 and 50.
Therefore, what I would call "the dating pool paradox" results from two factors that have inverse effects on the dating pool: Figures such as the ones said to exist in the comic can indeed be found on the interwebz:
Downloading the excel file at A1-all.xls, we can continue the analysis and replicate Randall's findings.
According to Dataclysm, a data book by author Christian Rudder that analyzes dating trends, found that after 20 years of age, women become more and more open to dating men older.
This fun calculation tempts you to find your dating range from Half Your Age Plus 7 rule.
This Dating Age Range Calculator just a fun tool to predict your dating age.
An interesting fun dating age range calculator to find out minimum and maximum dating age of person whom you wish to date.
As per "Half Your Age Plus 7" relationship rule, the age of the younger person you date should not be less than half the age of the older person plus 7 years; and the age of the older person you date should not be more than your age minus 7 and doubled it.