69points

Long Beach

87points

Los Angeles

Long Beach
Los Angeles
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33 facts in comparison

Long Beach vs Los Angeles

Long Beach
Los Angeles
69
points
Long Beach
87
points
Los Angeles

How does Long Beach compare to Los Angeles?

  • 35$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    65$vs100$
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 3.4 years younger population
    ?

    30.8 yearsvs34.2 years
  • 1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    12.9°Cvs13.9°C
  • 0.7% higher proportion of women
    ?

    50.9%vs50.2%
  • Has a stock exchange
    ?
  • 258minute shorter average commuting time
    ?

    32 minutesvs290 minutes

How does Los Angeles compare to Long Beach?

  • 0.3°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    24.3°Cvs24°C
  • 0.9°C higher average temperature
    ?

    19.1°Cvs18.2°C
  • 9.92% lower population density
    ?

    3198 people/km²vs3550 people/km²
  • 3.6% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    8.7%vs12.3%
  • 8 more universities
    ?

    10vs2
  • 3.57million more inhabitants
    ?

    4.04 millionvs0.47 million
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    3vs0
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    ?

    1vs0

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

3550 people/km²

3198 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

30.8 years

34.2 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

0.47 million

4.04 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%

50.9%

50.2%

5.male population
?

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

Best

Doha

67%

49.1%

49.8%

Quality of living

1.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.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

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Los Angeles
2.unemployment rate
?

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

12.3%

8.7%

3.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

2

10

4.Big Mac Index
?

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2020.

Best

Agra

1.89$

4.07$

4.07$

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

18.2°C

19.1°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

24°C

24.3°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Long Beach
Los Angeles
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.

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

Long Beach
Los Angeles
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

12.9°C

13.9°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

1

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

0

3

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

Long Beach
Los Angeles
4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Long Beach
Los Angeles
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

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Los Angeles
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Long Beach
Los Angeles

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$

65$

100$

2.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.

Long Beach
Los Angeles
3.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

1

2

4.average commuting time
?

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

32 minutes

290 minutes

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

Long Beach
Los Angeles
2.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

0

20

3.has a stock exchange
?

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

Long Beach
Los Angeles
4.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

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Los Angeles
5.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Long Beach
Los Angeles

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