📱
Comparing cities is not supported on small screens. Please try turning your phone to landscape or opening this page on a larger screen.

Birmingham

Birmingham
Birmingham

San Jose

San Jose
San Jose
Match score
Based on your preferences
Sign up or log in to compare your personalized match scores
Sign up or log in to compare your personalized match scores
Summary
Number of category wins
Wins 12 out of 17 categories.
12
Wins 5 out of 17 categories.
5
Housing
6
8
Small apartment
Median rent
$1300$680
Medium apartment
Median rent
$1500$790
Large apartment
Median rent
$1700$890
Cities ranking
175/26575/265
Cost of living
6
7
Cost of
Cities ranking
116/24883/248
Salaries
Overall average salary
Median salary
Safety
7
7
Crime rate
Index score
0.430.42
Gun deaths
Per 100k residents/year
0.237.5
Cities ranking
156/265168/265
Education
5
1
University quality
Index score
0.20-
High school ranking
PISA test
1746
IB schools
In total
Cities ranking
83/239211/239
Visa
Not required for short visits
Visits up to 90 days
for citizens of
Startup visa
Tolerance
6
8
LGBTQ equality
Index score
0.890.62
Tolerance towards minorities
Index score
0.361.00
Cities ranking
181/26563/265
Climate
Daily max temperature (C)
Average
Startups
4
4
Startup scene
Index score
0.550.49
Venture capital
Index score
0.30-
Total startup funding
Last 12 months
Cities ranking
123/264155/264
Healthcare
9
7
Healthcare quality
Index score
0.860.59
Healthcare expenditure
Index score
0.840.83
Life expectancy
In years
81.220179.6131
Cities ranking
26/264109/264
Travel connectivity
6
1
Airport hub
Index score
0.480.24
Intercity train connectivity
Index score
0.66-
Cities ranking
46/265242/265
Commute
5
4
Traffic
Index score
0.820.10
Cities ranking
89/254215/254
Business freedom
9
6
Business freedom
Index score
0.890.53
Freedom from corruption
Index score
0.840.51
Time required to start a business
In days
4.522.5
Cities ranking
35/263196/263
Environmental quality
6
5
Air quality
Index score
0.620.59
Drinking water quality
Index score
0.710.75
Cleanliness
Index score
0.360.23
Cities ranking
163/265173/265
Economy
5
4
GDP growth rate
3%4%
GDP per capita
$39,511$14,864
Cities ranking
118/262203/262
Taxation
6
6
Cities ranking
67/26586/265
Internet access
6
2
Download
Index score
0.860.29
Upload
Index score
0.390.18
Cities ranking
91/265241/265
Leisure & culture
4
7
Museums
Index score
0.460.62
Historical sites
Index score
0.430.76
Sports venues
Index score
0.660.86
Cities ranking
200/26478/264
Outdoors
1
3
Number of hills and mountains
Altitude > 300 m
Water access
Index score
0.100.10
Cities ranking
253/265223/265