71points

Austin

74points

Charlotte

Austin
Charlotte
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34 facts in comparison

Austin vs Charlotte

Austin
Charlotte
71
points
Austin
74
points
Charlotte

How does Austin compare to Charlotte?

  • 3.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    26.1°Cvs22.6°C
  • 3.9°C higher average temperature
    ?

    20.3°Cvs16.4°C
  • 5% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    4.8%vs9.8%
  • 7 more universities
    ?

    13vs6
  • 0.21million more inhabitants
    ?

    0.96 millionvs0.75 million
  • 1 307.69$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 900.00$vs2592.31$
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • 1 years younger population
    ?

    32.3 yearsvs33.3 years

How does Charlotte compare to Austin?

  • 71.21% lower population density
    ?

    950 people/km²vs3300 people/km²
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 8 more museums
    ?

    18vs10
  • 4.1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    10.3°Cvs14.4°C
  • 2.21% higher population growth rate
    ?

    2.7%vs0.49%
  • 1.2% higher proportion of women
    ?

    51.7%vs50.5%
  • 0.6% more Facebook users
    ?

    50.7%vs50.1%

Demographics

1.population density
?

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

3300 people/km²

950 people/km²

2.median age of population
?

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

32.3 years

33.3 years

3.population
?

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

0.96 million

0.75 million

4.annual population growth rate
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The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.49%

2.7%

5.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

50.5%

51.7%

6.male population
?

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Doha

67%

49.5%

48.3%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Austin
Charlotte
2.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 900.00$

2 592.31$

3.income inequalities
?

The Gini coefficient is a measure of dispersion, in this case used to show the variation in income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. A Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality. Lower income inequalities indicate a more equal distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.37

0.48

4.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Port Louis

0%

4.8%

9.8%

5.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

13

6

6.Big Mac Index
?

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2020.

Best

Agra

1.89$

4.07$

4.07$

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

20.3°C

16.4°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

26.1°C

22.6°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Austin
Charlotte
4.has lake/s
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Austin
Charlotte
5.has mountains nearby
?

There are mountains at a distance of maximum 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the city. Mountains are considered to have an elevation of at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft). Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Austin
Charlotte
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

14.4°C

10.3°C

Leisure

1.number of theaters
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

140

51

10

2.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

10

18

3.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

2

1

4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Turin

Austin
Charlotte
5.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

New York

Austin
Charlotte

Transportation

1.a bike sharing system
?

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Austin
Charlotte
2.number of airports
?

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

1

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
?

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

Nagoya

Austin
Charlotte
2.research institutions and think tanks
?

A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2020.

Best

Moscow

112

47

0

3.has a stock exchange
?

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

San José, Costa Rica

Austin
Charlotte
4.is a capital city
?

National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

San José, Costa Rica

Austin
Charlotte
5.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Austin
Charlotte

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