Place

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Santa Barbara, California, United States

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Geosphere
-No active volcanoes, but home to the Diamond head crater which has been dormant for over
150,000 years.
-6 recorded earthquakes
-Earthquakes are significantly below Hawaii state average and 84% below US avg.
-11 natural disasters (near US avg.)
-No Volcanoes
-Below California Earthquake Average
-892% above US earthquake average
-26 natural disasters
-6 reported earthquakes
-No Volcanoes
-6 reported earthquakes
-Below Colorado Earthquake Average
-79% below US earthquake average
-9 natural disasters
Atmosphere
Air Quality Index- 18.4
Sulfer Dioxide- 0.879
Carbon Monoxide- 0.345
-The average wind speed is above and in the range of US average
Air Quality Index- 32.1
Sulfer Dioxide- 0.710
Carbon Monoxide- 0.215
Ozone Level- 30.1
-The wind speed is almost always below US average
Air Quality Index- 31.9
Sulfer Dioxide- 1.97
Carbon Monoxide- 0.503
Ozone Level- 37.6
-Tornadoes are 16% above US average
-The wind speed is mainly within the range of the US average
Biosphere
-$62,048 is the estimated median home income in 2012
-Population is 374,701 in 2012
-Median resident age is 39.7 years
-Unemployment in 2013 is 4.2%
-Estimated median house of condo value in 2012 is $651,239
-Percentage of residents living in poverty is 10.5%
-Cost of living index in 2012 was 612.2 (US avg. is 100)
-261.9 was the Crime Rate in 2012
-$64,766 is the estimated median home income in 2012
-Population is 89,639 in 2012
-100% Urban
-Cost of living index in 2012 was 122.6
(US avg. is 100)
-Unemployment in 2013 is 4.7%
-378.1 was the Crime Rate in 2012
-52,622 is the estimated median home income in 2012
-Population is 431,834 in 2012
-99% Urban, 1% Rural
-Cost of living index in 2012 was 98.5
(US avg. is 100)
-Unemployment in 2013 is 8.3%
Hydrosphere
-Precipitation is both in the range of and higher than US avg.
-8 drinking water stations with addresses that have reported violations
-10 drinking water stations with addresses that have no reported violations
-Surrounded by an ocean
-8 drinking water stations with addresses that have reported violations
-1 drinking water station with an address that has no reported violations
-Precipitation is mainly below US average
except for the first three months of the year, then it is
above average and in the range of the average.
-Has a coast
-8 drinking water stations with addresses that have reported violations
-7 drinking water stations with addresses that have no reported violations.
-The precipitation amount both below the US average, and in the range of it.
-No oceans


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