Thanks to new findings from Condomania.com, we now have the inside scoop on where the country’s best-endowed men are hiding.
-Kathryn H. Cusimano
Each year, millions of dollars are poured into scientific research, right? But what does it really, really do for us? We need research we can put to good use today. Thanks to the experts at Condomania.com, we now have data that could have some real impact, so to speak, on our days and nights -- a ranking of penis sizes across the country.
So who are the, ahem, big winners? New Orleans came in on top as the city whose men are the biggest. Yes, it is the city where they say the good times roll. While (Live free or die!) New Hampshire apparently has a greater concentration of large penises than any other state in the Union. Who would have guessed it? You can check out the full list at Condomania.com.
A few of their other key findings:
• Second Highest Ranking City (just behind N.O.): Washington, D.C.
• Lowest Ranking State by Average Penis Size: Wyoming (Yes, even cowboys get the blues.)
• Penis Sizes Chart Almost a Perfect Bell Curve: 25% of the Male Population is Under 5" in Length, 50% are Between 5" and 6" in Length and 25% are Longer than 6" in Length. (We told you this was scientific research.)
Of course, we were dying to see how our city and state measure up, but we wanted to know how exactly these rankings came to be, so we spoke to Adam Glickman, CEO of Condomania.com. As he explains it, Condomania has revolutionized condom-buying, allowing men to order custom-fit condoms on the Web – sort of like going to Tom Ford for a bespoke suit, but with a lot fewer measurements.
In truth, these “custom” condoms aren’t exactly made-to-order, but the folks at Condomania offer 76 condom sizes, along with a downloadable FitKit that allows guys to measure their member to the millimeter, then pick the condoms from their extensive selection that will fit best. (Who else but BettyConfidential would tell you these things?)
According to Glickman, since they introduced the FitKit and custom-sized condoms about five years ago, Condomania has accumulated the measurements of roughly 25,000 men in the U.S. and 2,000 internationally, along with their mailing addresses. While they aren’t sharing specifics (sorry girls, no names!), Condomania is giving up a few of the down-and-dirty details.
“We took a look at that database of information and realized we could come up with some pretty interesting results,” says Glickman. Those results turned into a ranking of penis sizes across the United States. The list is broken down into the 20 most populous cities with the largest penises and a ranking of the endowment of the men in each state, from largest to smallest.
Right now, the list is limited to the U.S., but Glickman says the site has had some interest from other countries, including our Canadian neighbors. And jet-setters, stay tuned: a ranking of international penis sizes may be coming your way soon!
But why release a ranking of penis sizes? As it turns out, there was a rather noble purpose behind this project. “It’s certainly an entertainment piece because it’s amusing,” says Glickman. “But the higher purpose is to bring awareness to the fact that condoms continue to play an important role in fighting all kinds of health epidemics.”
Yes, yes, we agree a condom is an essential component of a healthy sex life, and its importance can’t be overstated. But let’s get back to the interesting part – as it turns out, size really does matter!
“While 76 sizes of condoms may not be available to everybody – or everybody when they need them,” says Glickman, “there certainly are different sizes in the marketplace today, from those with a snugger fit to average to extra large. And those different sizes can make a difference in health and wellness. They can also make a difference in pleasure.”
That’s all very good to know. But how does Condomania plan to take into account the fact that people move and that state-specific penis size distribution may shift over time? Luckily, they’re open to tracking these numbers again in the future.
“We’re having an awful lot of fun right now,” says Glickman. “We’re watching how different communities of people are reacting to this information and having fun with it. We’ll probably decide how to follow up in a way that’s entertaining, but more importantly, meaningful.”
Well, consider us as well informed as some Big Easy guys are well endowed and thank you, Condomania, we can hardly wait to see what they come up with next!
Kathryn H. Cusimano is an assistant editor at BettyConfidential, and while she’s impressed with Condomania’s noble intentions, this story makes her blush – a lot.