Top 12] 10 Reasons Why Los Angeles Is Better Than New York For Lived

By:- Sahil Luthra

Median Rent for a 1BR Apartment:

Median Rent for a 1BR Apartment:

– New York City: $2,550 – Los Angeles: $2,444

Median Sale Price for a Home:

Median Sale Price for a Home:

– New York City: $995,000 – Los Angeles: $697,100

Cost of Public Transportation:

Cost of Public Transportation:

– New York City: $127 per month – Los Angeles: $100 per month

Average Salary and Income:

Average Salary and Income:

– New York City: $57,782 – Los Angeles: $54,401

Average Commute Time

Average Commute Time

– New York City: 40.8 – Los Angeles: 30.9 New Yorkers know that commute times in the big can be rough, but are they really worse than in Los Angeles? Turns out they are — by about 10 minutes or so.

Quality of Life Index

Quality of Life Index

– New York City: 141.57 – Los Angeles: 163.93 The quality of life index is an average of several different indices, including purchasing power, safety, health care, cost of living, property price-to-income ratio, traffic commute time, pollution and climate.

Average Time Spent in Traffic

Average Time Spent in Traffic

– New York City: 40th Most Congested City in the World – Los Angeles: 47th Most Congested City in the World The traffic analysts at Inrix rank all cities in the world based on how many hours their residents spend in congestion each year, and how much that congestion costs.

Average Energy Bill:

Average Energy Bill:

– New York City: 23.21¢/kWh – Los Angeles: 13.03¢/kWh According to Electricity Local, the average residential electricity rate in New York City is 10 more cents per kilowatt-hour than in Los Angeles

The streets are basically lined with tacos.

The streets are basically lined with tacos.

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Rent won’t ruin your lifestyle.

Rent won’t ruin your lifestyle.

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Driving Is Cool—literally.

Driving Is Cool—literally.

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