Comparing Denver vs Dallas

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1. Denver

11 Reasons why Denver is better

Comparing Denver vs Dallas

1.Appreciably less rainy days in a year
32.5vs 81 (Dallas)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
2.Significantly more universities
12vs 10 (Dallas)
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
3.Measurably higher gross domestic product (GDP)
153$ billionvs 58$ billion (Dallas)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
4.A bike sharing system
Yesvs No (Dallas)
Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
5.Has smoking ban in public places
Yesvs No (Dallas)
Source: city's official website, 2016.
6.Significantly lower average minimum temperature
2.3°Cvs 24°C (Dallas)
It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
7.Didn't have a major natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, flood) during last 100 years
Yesvs No (Dallas)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
8.Clearly more prestigious think tanks
31vs 0 (Dallas)
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, 2016.
9.Significantly more public WiFi spots
110vs 88 (Dallas)
City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2016.
10.Marijuana is legal
All marijuana is legal. You can grow it here!
A lot of these "Positives" are debatable. Better that it's colder? Better that the population is younger? Gambling is legal within the city? Those are all negatives to me. And I would probably pick Denver over ABQ , but not for those reasons.
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2. Dallas

16 Reasons why Dallas is better

Comparing Dallas vs Denver

1.Explicitly higher average maximum temperature
25°Cvs 18.1°C (Denver)
Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
2.Substantially lower unemployment rate
5.7%vs 7.6% (Denver)
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
3.Significantly higher average temperature/warmer
20°Cvs 10.2°C (Denver)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
4.Vastly lower population density
1358 people/km²vs 1560 people/km² (Denver)
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.
5.Significantly more inhabitants
1.19 millionvs 1 million (Denver)
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.
6.A lot younger population
31 yearsvs 33 years (Denver)
Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
7.Sizably higher average salary
3647$vs 3166$ (Denver)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
8.Noticeably more museums
25vs 22 (Denver)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
9.Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Yesvs No (Denver)
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, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
10.Notably more airports
2vs 1 (Denver)
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
11.Sizably superior sports franchises. --Ka-Zam Daley
12.It snows in Dallas
In Houston it doesn't snow as ofter
13.Nicer neighbhorood in Dallas
14.Dallas is centrally located in the U.S.
Dallas has I-20/30 running East to West across the U.S. I-35 hwy-75 North and South easy access to anywhere in the USA
15.Sizably superior sports franchises. -Ka-Zam Daley
Cowboys super bowl championships - 5. Broncos super bowl championships - 2. Enough said, yet I'll continue for emphasis. Mavs NBA championships - 1. Nuggets NBA championships - 0. Rangers pennants in championship era - 2. Rockies pennants in champion
16.Has the best children's magician--Gregg Ka-Zam
Great kids entertainment is an important life quality measure. Houston's children's entertainment is sorely lacking--mainly because Gregg Ka-Zam lives in the Dallas area.
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