Walking on the Manhattan Bridge is one of those non-touristy alternatives to a larger tourist attraction, the Brooklyn Bridge. We like the Manhattan Bridge because it’s a real commute and it’s a place from where you can get real sights of pretty real streets. Peek through the fences to see Chinatown, rooftops, graffiti and scenes below. We like to walk the length of the bridge from Manhattan to Brooklyn and wind up in DUMBO, where you can see the sunset against the skyline.

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Business Freedom

Business freedom 84.7
Business freedom [Teleport score] 0.8623
Freedom from corruption 74.0
Freedom from corruption [Teleport score] 0.7883
Lack of labor restrictions 91.4
Lack of labor restrictions [Teleport score] 1.0
Time to open a business 5.6
Time to open a business [Teleport score] 0.9507

City Size

Urban area population (millions) 28.9074
Population density in people/sq km in UA center. 20518.091796875
Population density in people/sq km over full UA as defined by bounding box. 2570.1210248918096


Average day length (hours) 12.7
Average number of clear days per year 107.0
Average number of rainy days per year 121.0
Average annual percent chance of clear skies 17.9%
Average annual percent chance of sunshine 58.0%
Average high temperature (Celsius) 17.2
Average low temperature (Celsius) 9
Average daily solar radiation (Mj/m²) 15.2
Weather type Humid Subtropical Climate

Cost of Living

Inflation [Teleport score] 0.2342
A kilogram of Apples $4.50
Bread $1.30
A Cappuccino $4.30
Movie ticket $15.00
Monthly fitness club membership $83.00
A beer $2.90
Monthly public transport $120.00
Lunch $18.00
5km taxi ride $9.20
Price of a meal at a restaurant $100.00

Leisure & Culture

Art galleries [Teleport score] 1.0
Art galleries 360
Cinemas [Teleport score] 0.9803
Cinemas 313
Comedy clubs [Teleport score] 1.0
Comedy clubs 271
Concerts [Teleport score] 1.0
Concert venues 286
Historical sites [Teleport score] 1.0
Historical sites 362
Museums [Teleport score] 1.0
Museums 216
Performing arts [Teleport score] 1.0
Performing art venues 343
Sports [Teleport score] 1.0
Sport venues 175
Zoos [Teleport score] 1.0
Zoos 58


Currency for urban area USD
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area 1.0
GDP growth rate 2.4%
GDP growth rate [Teleport score] 0.4329
GDP per capita $54596.65
GDP per capita [Teleport score] 0.87


Percent of happy students 77.3%
Percent of top performers in PISA math test 8.8%
Percent of low performers in PISA math test 25.8%
Country mean scores in PISA math test 478.0386354593648
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test 7.9%
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test 16.6%
Country mean scores in PISA reading test 497.5817181169522
Percent of top performers in PISA science test 7.5%
Percent of low performers in PISA science test 18.1%
Country mean scores in PISA science test 497.4098114830862
PISA math ranking (high school) 30
PISA ranking 24
PISA ranking (high school) [Teleport score] 0.7249
PISA reading (high school) 16
PISA science (high school) 19
University quality [Teleport score] 0.8938
Best university in ranking Columbia University
Best university ranking 16


Healthcare expenditure [Teleport score] 0.9928
Life expectancy (years) 79.2783
Life expectancy [Teleport score] 0.7558
Healthcare quality [Teleport score] 0.8019


Large apartment $3800.00
Medium apartment $3100.00
Small apartment $2400.00
Rent index [Teleport score] 0.1

Internal application use

Percent of elderly people (65+ years) in country 0.2%
Life expectancy at birth in country 79.8
Median age in country 37.9
Unemployment rate in country 0.0%

Job Market

Maximum amount paid by employer as social security taxes per employee $604.00
Employer social taxes per employee 1.4%
Employer social security taxes per employee 6.2%
Startup jobs available 3963.0
Startup job availability [Teleport score] 1.0
Startup salary [Teleport score] 0.9706
Startup salary $88099.00


English skills 100.0
English skills [Teleport score] 1.0
Spoken languages English


LGBT adoption rights ✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent ✔ Equal
LGBT gender changing rights ✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT conversion therapy regulations Ambiguous
LGBT discrimination legality Illegal in some contexts
LGBT blood donation regulations ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT employment discrimination legality Sexual orientation only
LGBT homosexuality rights ✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality Sexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights ✔ Legal
LGBT Equality Index 86.72
LGBT Equality Index [Teleport score] 0.8872
Tolerance towards minorities [Teleport score] 0.4553

Internet Access

Download speed (Mbps) 71.015
Internet access (download) [Teleport score] 0.7388
Upload speed (Mbps) 19.72
Internet access (upload) [Teleport score] 0.6809


Urban area elevation (meters) 21.0
Presence of hills in city 1.0
Median peak in meters 212.0
Elevation (hills or mountains) [Teleport score] 0.1495
Water access [Teleport score] 1.0
Seaside access 1.0

Environmental Quality

Air quality [Teleport score] 0.4484
Cleanliness [Teleport score] 0.2992
Drinking water quality [Teleport score] 0.6317
Urban greenery [Teleport score] 0.7142


Crime rate [Teleport score] 0.5465
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year 4.39
Lack of gun related deaths [Teleport score] 0.8817
Guns per 100 residents 26.3085
Lack of guns [Teleport score] 0.8579
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [Teleport score] 0.8698


Coworking spaces [Teleport score] 1.0
Startup events 1583.0
Number of startup events in the last 12 months 9062
Startup events [Teleport score] 1.0
Total number of startups 8007
Number of upcoming meetup events 192
Meetups groups 198
Meetups members 503654
Meetups [Teleport score] 1.0
Number of investors 11238
Average monthly increase in number of startups 240.0
Average monthly increase in number of startups [Teleport score] 1.0
Startup climate scene [Teleport score] 0.9568
Startups [Teleport score] 1.0
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co 559


Profit tax (%% of profit) 44.0%
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [Teleport score] 0.5421
Income tax level [Teleport score] 0.242
VAT (Sales Tax) 8.9%
Time overhead to file company taxes 175.0


Human city page http://cities.human.co/details/United_States/New_York_City
Traffic handling [Teleport score] 0.6052

Travel Connectivity

Airport hub 220
Airport hub [Teleport score] 0.9205
Intercity train connectivity [Teleport score] 0.4145

Venture Capital

Venture capital [Teleport score] 1.0
Funding accelerator names AngelPad, Techstars NYC, Blueprint Health
Number of funding accelerators 15
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