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Colorado Springs review: 45 facts and highlights

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Colorado Springs

How does Colorado Springs compare to the average?

  • Population density
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    866 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Unemployment rate
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    9.2%vs10.24%
  • Number of universities
    ?

    24vs9.87
  • Cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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    791.86$vs815.84$
  • Average salary
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    3 474.42$vs1 710.59$
  • Average minimum temperature
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    2.5°Cvs13.22°C
  • Number of airports
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    3vs1.24
  • Maximum income tax
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    4.6%vs32%

Demographics

1.population density
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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

866 people/km²

2.median age of population
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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

40.6 years

3.population
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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

0.43 million

4.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%

51%

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

Best

Doha

67%

49%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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The average price of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center shows how much of your salary would be allocated in rent expenses, and is an indicator of the cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

791.86$

2.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.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Colorado Springs
3.average salary
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 474.42$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

24.06$ billion

5.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%

9.2%

6.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

24

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

10°C

2.average maximum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

17.4°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Colorado Springs
4.has mountains nearby
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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.

Colorado Springs
5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Colorado Springs
6.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

2.5°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

0

2.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

1

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
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It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Luang Prabang

Colorado Springs
4.is/was a host city of the CSD
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Christopher Street Day is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Dresden

Colorado Springs
5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Turin

Colorado Springs
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020

For example

Toulouse

Colorado Springs

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

61.5$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
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A cheaper single ticket will allow you to move through the city for less money. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, it will help your economy. Source: Official city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

1.8$

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

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Colorado Springs
4.number of airports
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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

3

5.average commuting time
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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, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Luxembourg

17 minutes

23 minutes

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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

Colorado Springs
2.number of international embassies
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The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

Brussels

200

0

3.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

0

4.research institutions and think tanks
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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

0

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

Colorado Springs
6.is a capital city
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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

Colorado Springs

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