Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

2
255/265
Details
Large apartment$2700.00
Medium apartment$2300.00
Rent index [score]0.12
Small apartment$1800.00

Cost of Living

5
210/248
Details
5km taxi ride$10.00
A Cappuccino$4.70
A beer$2.60
A kilogram of Apples$3.40
Bread$1.30
Inflation [score]0.46
Lunch$14.00
Monthly fitness club membership$50.00
Monthly public transport$88.00
Movie ticket$15.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$83.19

Startups

10
1/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups149
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]1.00
Coworking spaces [score]1.00
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co134
Meetups [score]0.93
Meetups groups200
Meetups members240932
Number of investors3338
Number of startup events in the last 12 months9591
Number of upcoming meetup events197
Startup climate scene [score]0.87
Startup events2248
Startup events [score]1.00
Startups [score]1.00
Total number of startups6296

Venture Capital

10
1/192
Details
Funding accelerator namesAmplify.LA, StartEngine, LaunchpadLA
Number of funding accelerators7
Venture capital [score]1.00

Travel Connectivity

4
93/266
Details
Airport hub152
Airport hub [score]0.66
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.13

Commute

4
228/255
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/Los_Angeles
Traffic handling [score]0.26

Business Freedom

9
132/264
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business8.00
Time to open a business [score]0.92

Safety

6
209/266
Details
Crime rate [score]0.47
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year8
Guns per 100 residents61
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.79
Lack of guns [score]0.67
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.73

Healthcare

8
131/265
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.99
Healthcare quality [score]0.78
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

9
3/240
Details
Best university in rankingCalifornia Institute of Technology
Best university ranking2
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]1.00

Environmental Quality

5
185/266
Details
Air quality [score]0.48
Cleanliness [score]0.48
Drinking water quality [score]0.42
Urban greenery [score]0.50

Economy

7
16/263
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area1.00
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.87

Taxation

5
133/266
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.60
Income tax level [score]0.36
Profit tax (% of profit)0.41
Time overhead to file company taxes175
VAT (Sales Tax)0.09

Internet Access

5
127/266
Details
Download speed (Mbps)52.30
Internet access (download) [score]0.64
Internet access (upload) [score]0.46
Upload speed (Mbps)10.51

Leisure & Culture

9
11/264
Details
Art galleries270
Art galleries [score]0.94
Cinemas215
Cinemas [score]0.94
Comedy clubs215
Comedy clubs [score]1.00
Concert venues282
Concerts [score]0.95
Historical sites264
Historical sites [score]0.92
Museums227
Museums [score]0.92
Performing art venues262
Performing arts [score]0.98
Sport venues222
Sports [score]0.98
Zoos130
Zoos [score]0.93

Tolerance

7
146/266
Details
LGBT Equality Index93.19
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.96
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.44

Outdoors

7
14/266
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.35
Median peak in meters1007.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)107.00
Water access [score]1.00
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