Comparing San Diego vs Boston

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1. San Diego

19 Reasons why San Diego is better

Comparing San Diego vs Boston

1.Sizably higher average maximum temperature
21°Cvs 15°C (Boston)
Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
2.Distinctly less rainy days in a year
42vs 126 (Boston)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
3.Appreciably lower unemployment rate
7%vs 7.1% (Boston)
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
4.Clearly higher average temperature/warmer
22.5°Cvs 11°C (Boston)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
5.Has a seaside beach
Yesvs No (Boston)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
6.Measurably more universities
19vs 5 (Boston)
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
7.Explicitly lower population density
1545 people/km²vs 4920 people/km² (Boston)
Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
8.Substantially more inhabitants
1.3 millionvs 1 million (Boston)
Cities with bigger population usually offer better employment and entertainment opportunities. Big cities attract business, are trade and cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
9.Explicitly younger population
32 yearsvs 37.1 years (Boston)
Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
10.Considerably more museums
24vs 13 (Boston)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
11.Has mountains nearby
Yesvs No (Boston)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
12.Has smoking ban in public places
Yesvs No (Boston)
Source: city's official website, 2016.
13.Has a public health care
Yesvs No (Boston)
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2016.
14.Distinctly higher proportion of men
50.2%vs 49.2% (Boston)
There's an oversupply of male population which can be good for single women. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
15.Vastly higher median household income
63.069thousandvs 56thousand (Boston)
Source: UN HABITAT, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
16.Significantly shorter average commuting time
25 minutesvs 28 minutes (Boston)
Cities with shorter average commuting time have usually better organized public transportation system which allows citizens to waste less time in a traffic. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
17.Measurably more cinemas
20vs 7 (Boston)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
18.Held significantly more world expositions
2 more World Expositions. Even a single World Exposition shows a cities cultural and economic importance
19.Has mountains
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2. Boston

13 Reasons why Boston is better

Comparing Boston vs San Diego

1.Substantially higher gross domestic product (GDP)
313.69$ billionvs 146$ billion (San Diego)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
2.Noticeably cheaper monthly public transport ticket
65$vs 73$ (San Diego)
Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's public transport website, 2016.
3.A little higher proportion of women
50.8%vs 49.8% (San Diego)
There's an oversupply of female population which can be good for single men. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
4.Clearly more international corporate headquarters
1vs 0 (San Diego)
The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2016.
5.Measurably lower average minimum temperature
7°Cvs 24°C (San Diego)
It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
6.Didn't have a major natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, flood) during last 100 years
Yesvs No (San Diego)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
7.Substantially more airports
5vs 2 (San Diego)
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
8.Explicitly more embassies
37vs 0 (San Diego)
The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2016.
9.More restigious schools
MIT, Harvard.
10.Sports
Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics. Not Blue Gays, Fable Briefs, Faptors
11.Keeps good company
Sister of Taipei, Taiwan Toronto is partnered (married) to Chonqing, China
12.Cheap auto insurance
If you're in TO up to $6K CAD/yr.
13.Cheaper Cell Phone Bill
Canada most expensive of all industrialized countries
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