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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

1
260/265
Details
Large apartment$3800.00
Medium apartment$3100.00
Rent index [score]0.10
Small apartment$2400.00

Cost of Living

2
241/248
Details
5km taxi ride$9.20
A Cappuccino$4.30
A beer$2.90
A kilogram of Apples$4.50
Bread$1.30
Inflation [score]0.23
Lunch$18.00
Monthly fitness club membership$83.00
Monthly public transport$120.00
Movie ticket$15.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$100.00

Startups

10
1/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups240
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]1.00
Coworking spaces [score]1.00
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co593
Meetups [score]1.00
Meetups groups198
Meetups members503654
Number of investors11238
Number of startup events in the last 12 months9062
Number of upcoming meetup events192
Startup climate scene [score]0.96
Startup events1583
Startup events [score]1.00
Startups [score]1.00
Total number of startups10835

Venture Capital

10
1/192
Details
Funding accelerator namesAngelPad, Techstars NYC, Blueprint Health
Number of funding accelerators15
Venture capital [score]1.00

Travel Connectivity

7
23/266
Details
Airport hub220
Airport hub [score]0.92
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.41

Commute

6
78/255
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/New_York_City
Traffic handling [score]0.61

Business Freedom

9
69/264
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 business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

7
145/266
Details
Crime rate [score]0.55
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year4
Guns per 100 residents26
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.88
Lack of guns [score]0.86
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.87

Healthcare

9
120/265
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.99
Healthcare quality [score]0.80
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

8
7/240
Details
Best university in rankingColumbia University
Best university ranking16
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]0.89

Environmental Quality

5
174/266
Details
Air quality [score]0.45
Cleanliness [score]0.30
Drinking water quality [score]0.63
Urban greenery [score]0.71

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

4
196/266
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.24
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175
VAT (Sales Tax)0.09

Internet Access

7
39/266
Details
Download speed (Mbps)71.02
Internet access (download) [score]0.74
Internet access (upload) [score]0.68
Upload speed (Mbps)19.72

Leisure & Culture

10
1/264
Details
Art galleries360
Art galleries [score]1.00
Cinemas313
Cinemas [score]0.98
Comedy clubs271
Comedy clubs [score]1.00
Concert venues286
Concerts [score]1.00
Historical sites362
Historical sites [score]1.00
Museums216
Museums [score]1.00
Performing art venues343
Performing arts [score]1.00
Sport venues175
Sports [score]1.00
Zoos58
Zoos [score]1.00

Tolerance

7
164/266
Details
LGBT Equality Index86.72
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.89
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.46

Outdoors

6
47/266
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.15
Median peak in meters212.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)21.00
Water access [score]1.00
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