82points

Houston

80points

San Antonio

Houston
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42 facts in comparison

Houston vs San Antonio

Houston
San Antonio
82
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Houston
80
points
San Antonio

How does Houston compare to San Antonio?

  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 0.77million more inhabitants
    ?

    2.09 millionvs1.32 million
  • 538.53$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 798.79$vs3260.26$
  • 272.6$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    341$ billion vs68.4$ billion
  • 0.03$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    1.27$vs1.3$
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    3vs2
  • 0.4°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    15.6°Cvs16°C
  • 1 more airports
    ?

    2vs1

How does San Antonio compare to Houston?

  • 1.3°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    27.8°Cvs26.5°C
  • 0.8°C higher average temperature
    ?

    21.9°Cvs21.1°C
  • 11.38$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    35$vs46.38$
  • 13.05% lower population density
    ?

    1313 people/km²vs1510 people/km²
  • 0.2% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    5.4%vs5.6%
  • 342.17$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    943.12$vs1285.29$
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 5.4 years younger population
    ?

    31.7 yearsvs37.1 years

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

1313 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

37.1 years

31.7 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

2.09 million

1.32 million

4.female population
?

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

Best

Riga

55.6%

50.8%

51.6%

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%

48.4%

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%

50.1%

Quality of living

1.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
?

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$

943.12$

2.has a public health care
?

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

Houston
San Antonio
3.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 798.79$

3 260.26$

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

68.4$ billion

5.unemployment rate
?

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

5.6%

5.4%

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$

0.78$

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

21.1°C

21.9°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

26.5°C

27.8°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Houston
San Antonio
4.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.

Houston
San Antonio
5.has lake/s
?

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

Houston
San Antonio
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

15.6°C

16°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
?

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

0

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
?

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

2

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

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

For example

Luang Prabang

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

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Turin

Houston
San Antonio
5.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
San Antonio
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

For example

Toulouse

Houston
San Antonio

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$

35$

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$

1.3$

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
San Antonio
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
San Antonio
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

0

3.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

0

0

4.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

0

5.has a stock exchange
?

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

Houston
San Antonio
6.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

Houston
San Antonio

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