69points

Long Beach

79points

San Diego

Long Beach
San Diego
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35 facts in comparison

Long Beach vs San Diego

Long Beach
San Diego
69
points
Long Beach
79
points
San Diego

How does Long Beach compare to San Diego?

  • 1.8°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    24°Cvs22.2°C
  • 7$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    65$vs72$
  • 1.2 years younger population
    ?

    30.8 yearsvs32 years
  • 2.5°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    12.9°Cvs15.4°C
  • 1.1% higher proportion of women
    ?

    50.9%vs49.8%
  • Is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
    ?

How does San Diego compare to Long Beach?

  • 0.6°C higher average temperature
    ?

    18.8°Cvs18.2°C
  • 56.48% lower population density
    ?

    1545 people/km²vs3550 people/km²
  • 5.3% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    7%vs12.3%
  • 17 more universities
    ?

    19vs2
  • 0.92million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.39 millionvs0.47 million
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    3vs0
  • 1 more airports
    ?

    2vs1

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

1545 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

32 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

1.39 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%

50.9%

49.8%

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%

50.2%

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.

Long Beach
San Diego
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%

7%

3.number of universities
?

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

2

19

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

18.8°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

24°C

22.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Long Beach
San Diego
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.

Long Beach
San Diego
5.has lake/s
?

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

Long Beach
San Diego
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

12.9°C

15.4°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

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

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Turin

Long Beach
San Diego
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

Long Beach
San Diego
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Long Beach
San Diego

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$

72$

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
San Diego
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

25 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
San Diego
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.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
San Diego
5.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

Long Beach
San Diego
6.number of international organizations' headquarters
?

The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Geneva

53

0

0

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