tools to compare

How to compare cities and neighborhoods in the USA?

We will show you how to compare the different US cities. 

When you try to find the place that suits you the most, it is necessary to compare cities and neighborhoods. For instance, you usually try out before you decide. So before you start planning your move you must compare.

Here are some tools to know more about the city you choose:


Overall Comparison

For an overview you can use Sperling's Best Places. An interesting read with some very solid facts and the possibility to compare two cities.


Crime Rates

On you have an easy and quick way to compare crime rates of two cities. You have also a comparison with the national statistics.


Neighborhood Comparison

You are looking at neighborhood options in a city that you don’t know and without actually going there?

Neighborhood Scout provides an overview of the neighborhood. You can compare where you currently live to another neighborhood. You can use it to find a similar neighborhood to the one you're living in or, check where the highest crimes rates are or where the best schools are located.

Area Vibes This tool will provide information on education, jobs, crimes, housing, weather. With this tool you will be able to see a map with all the local amenities for any particular address.

Walk Score This one will focus on the total area “walkable”. You can take a look at your environment and get information on amenities.


Cost of Living and Salary Comparison

Sperling's is also a tool for comparing salaries and cost of living. This tool provides stats on food, housing, utilities, transportation and more. Great way to find out if your salary will measure up in the new city.


 Compare Schools lists schools in the city of your choice, providing extensive statistics on test scores and teacher and student ratios, including teacher's experience.You can also compare two schools to help you in your choice.


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