82points

Houston

96points

Mexico City

Houston
Mexico City
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Houston vs Mexico City

Houston
Mexico City
82
points
Houston
96
points
Mexico City

How does Houston compare to Mexico City?

  • 3.1°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    26.5°Cvs23.4°C
  • 4.6°C higher average temperature
    ?

    21.1°Cvs16.5°C
  • 74.83% lower population density
    ?

    1510 people/km²vs6000 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 3 101.30$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 798.79$vs697.49$
  • 0.3% higher population growth rate
    ?

    2.1%vs1.8%
  • 1 more airports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 4 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    12vs8

How does Mexico City compare to Houston?

  • 30.27$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    16.11$vs46.38$
  • 1.9% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3.7%vs5.6%
  • 6.75million more inhabitants
    ?

    8.84 millionvs2.09 million
  • 826.11$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    459.18$vs1285.29$
  • 49$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    390$ billion vs341$ billion
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 1$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    0.27$vs1.27$
  • 6°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    9.6°Cvs15.6°C

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

1510 people/km²

6000 people/km²

2.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

2.09 million

8.84 million

3.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%

2.1%

1.8%

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%

50.8%

51.1%

5.male population
?

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

Best

Doha

67%

49.2%

48.9%

6.Facebook users
?

The percentage of Facebook users among a whole city population indicates how familiar are city’s inhabitants with web 2.0 and shows how popular the social media are. Source: Socialbakers, 2020.

Best

Accra

85.05%

50.1%

35%

Quality of living

1.cost of a 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$

1 285.29$

459.18$

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.

Houston
Mexico City
3.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 798.79$

697.49$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

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

341$ billion

390$ 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%

5.6%

3.7%

6.milk price (1 liter)
?

This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2020.

Best

Antananarivo

0.49$

0.8$

0.86$

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

21.1°C

16.5°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

26.5°C

23.4°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Houston
Mexico City
4.has lake/s
?

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

Houston
Mexico City
5.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.

Houston
Mexico City
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

15.6°C

9.6°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

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

3

3

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Houston
Mexico City
4.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
?

Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2020.

Houston
Mexico City
5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Houston
Mexico City
6.is/was a host city of the CSD
?

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

Houston
Mexico City

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
?

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$

46.38$

16.11$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
?

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$

1.27$

0.27$

3.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.

Houston
Mexico City
4.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

2

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

Houston
Mexico City
2.number of international embassies
?

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

79

3.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

12

8

4.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.

Houston
Mexico City
5.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.

Houston
Mexico City
6.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Houston
Mexico City

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