Compare and Contrast: Miami and Seattle

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Choose the following two cities:

  • Miami, Florida
  • Seattle, Washington

Answer the following questions

  1. What percentage of Miami’s population is Hispanic (speaks Spanish)?
  2. Which city has more coffee shops?
  3. Which city more professional people and executives?
  4. Which city has more blue-collar (manual or low-skilled) workers?
  5. Which city has more single people?
  6. Which city has more murders?
  7. Which city has more rapes?
  8. Which city has more robberies?
  9. Which city has more cars stolen?
  10. Which city has more rain?
  11. Which city has more rainy days?
  12. Which city has more sunny days?
  13. What is the median (average) cost of a house in Miami?
  14. What is the median (average) cost of a house in Seattle?
  15. In which city do more people rent their house?
  16. Which city has more PhD graduates?
  17. Which city has better achievement in schools? (more students continuing to college)
  18. What natural hazards are found in Seattle?
  19. What percentage of people work at home in Seattle?
  20. Where does it take longer to commute to work?

Now read these short articles, or other similar ones

Finally, write 250 words comparing Miami and Seattle. Have about five paragraphs.