World cities with the most highrises

1 Hong Kong China 7,896 7,061,200

Average income $2,765.82/$33,180  (Range $1,677.01-$3,999.02)

One Bedroom Outside Downtown $1,442.77/$17,313.24 (Range $1,031.90-$1,934.81)

Richest district – The Peak, Wan Chai, Mid Levels, Central, Sai Kung

Poorest district-Sham Shui Po

Area with most Africans – Tsim Sha Tsui, Kam Tin, Yuen Long

hong kong aerial skyline from kowloon Top 25 Cities in the World with the Most High Rise Buildings

2 New York City United States 6,504 8,336,897

Average income $3,277.84 $39,324 (Range – $2,500.00-$4,000.00)

One bedroom outside $1,896.37/$22,756 (Range $1,400.00 -$2,500.00)

Largest suburbs- Newark, Jersey City

Richest areas – Greenwich, Hamptons, Upper East Side, Alpine, Tribeca

Poorest areas – Brownsville, Bushwick, Morrisannia

Areas with most Africans – West Bronx, Harlem

3 São Paulo Brazil 6,467 11,316,149

Average income $655.96/$7871   (Range 480.55- 961.11)

One bedroom outside downtown $442.11/$5,305 (Range 320.37-640.74)

Richest neighborhood – Ibirapuera / Vila Nova Conceição (3,481,242.02 average income)

Poorest neighborhood – Favela do Moinho

Area with most Africans – Grotto

4 Singapore Singapore 4,764 5,312,400

Average Salary $3,104.5 or $37,248 (Range $1,854.60-$4,451.04)

One bedroom outside downtown $1,533.75/$18,405 (Range $1,112.76-$2,002.97)

Richest neighborhood- Orchard Road

Poorest neighborhood – Geylong

5 Caracas,Venezuela 3,864 5,962,259

Average Salary 367.80    200.00     612.00

One bedroom outside of downtown   787.25     500.00 1,000.00

6 Moscow Russia 3,754 10,452,000

Average Salary 1,023.44/$12,276  (Range $713.78-$1,500.00)

One bedroom outside downtown $725.85/$8,710  (564.36 – 977.22)

Richest areas- Minskoye Shosse, Rubylovka

Poorest areas- Kapotnya, Nekrasovka, West Biruyolvo

Places with the most Africans- Lyubertsy’s Krasnaya Gorka

7 Seoul South Korea 2,955 10,421,782

Average salary $2,952.21/$35,426  (Range $1,969.46- $4,028.43)

One bedroom outside downtown 698.95/$8,387 (Range $537.84 -$805.69)

Largest suburbs – Incheon, Ilsan

Richest areas- Gangnam

Poorest areas- Guryong Village

Places with the most Africans- Itaewon

8 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2,947 6,161,047

Average Income $636.91/$7,642 (Range $480.55 – $961.11)

One bedroom outside downtown  $541.85/$6,502.20    (Range $392.07-$653.45)

Largest suburbs – Niteroi

Richest areas- Leblon (It is regarded as having the most expensive price per residential square meter in Latin America.[3]),

$ 2,140,488.22 average income ; Ipanema, Lagoa

Poorest areas- Rocinha, Alemao

Places with the most Africans- None

9 Tokyo Japan 2,779 13,001,279

Average salary 2,596.14 $31,153 (Range 1,802.92-$3,239.75)

One bedroom outside downtown 654.70/$7,856.40  (Range $485.96- $809.94)

Largest suburbs – Yokohama, Saitama, Chiba

Richest areas- Azabu juban, Ginza

Poorest areas- Taito-ku (Sanya)

Places with the most Africans- Roppongi, Yokohama

10 Toronto Canada 2,511 2,791,140

Average salary $2,697.52/$32,364 ($1,894.13-$4,059.43)

One bedroom outside downtown $917.90/$11,014 (Range $730.70-$1,136.64)

Richest neighborhood – Lawrence Park ($156,174 median household income); Summerhill, The Kingsway, Rosedale

Poorest neighborhood – Regent Park, Saint Jamestown Park, Flemingdon Park, Rexdale, Jane and Finch, Malvern and Scarborough-Rouge River, Lawrence Heights,

11 Istanbul Turkey 2,439 11,372,613

Average salary 754.68/$9,056  (Range $551.25-$1,102.50)

One bedroom outside downtown 262.63/3,175  (Range 183.75-367.50)

Richest neighborhood-Bebek,Yeniköy, Yali

Poorest neighborhood – Gazi Mahallesi, Karayollari

Area with most Africans – Kumpaki, Kurtulus, Beyoğlu

12 Mumbai India 2,299 20,748,395

Average salary

One bedroom outside downtown

13 Delhi India 1,805 21,753,486

Average salary

One bedroom outside downtown

14 Belo Horizonte Brazil 1,770 2,594,968

Average salary 523.27/$6,279.24 ($384.44  -640.74)

One bedroom outside downtown 265.55/$3,186  (Range 224.26-307.55)

15 Buenos Aires Argentina 1,870 2,891,082

Average salary 1,284.23/$15,410    (Range 800.00-1,600.00)

One bedroom outside downtown 453.08/$5,436.96 (Range 300.00-550.00)

Richest neighborhood-Barrio Norte, Recolete, Retiro, Palermo

Poorest neighborhood- Villa 31

Area with the most Africans-Constitucion, San Telmo

16 Kiev Ukraine 1,531 2,819,566

Average salary 274.05/$3,288 ( Range 190.93 -350.00)

One bedroom outside downtown 223.03/$2,676 (Range 180.00 – 261.28)

17 Dhaka Bangladesh 1,521 15,000,000

Average salary 330.54/$3,996    (Range 258.11 /464.59)

One bedroom outside downtown $83.88/$1,006.56   (Range 51.62-129.05)

Richest area-Gulshan Thana

Poorest neighborhood – Korail

18 Karachi Pakistan 1,503 22,000,000

Average salary 302.41/$3,628   (Range 177.00-491.67)

One bedroom outside downtown  $81.12/973.44  (Range 59.00-98.33)

18 London United Kingdom 1,478 8,174,000

Average salary $2,975.14/$35,700 (Range 2,143.86 – 3,883.80)

One bedroom outside downtown 1,692.16/$20,305 (Range 1

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Kensington, Knightsbridge, Mayfair

Poorest areas- Hackney, Croydon, Tower Hamlets

Places with the most Africans/Blacks- Brixton, Peckham, Stratford(Black Middle Class Area)

,398.17 – 2,019.57)

19 Osaka Japan 1,463 2,643,805

Average salary 1,943.85/ $23,326.20  (Range 1,700.87-2,267.82)

One bedroom outside downtown  350.97/$4,211.64  (Range 242.98-404.97)

Richest neighborhood-Tetsukayama

Poorest neighborhood- Kamagasaki

Lagos (After Eko Atlantic City is finished)   1,400

20 Mexico City Mexico 1,364 8,836,045

Average salary 782.41/ $9,338      (Range 584.24-1,298.31)

One bedroom outside downtown  281.81/$3,381.72   (Range 227.20-389.49)

Richest neighborhood-Lomas Chapultapec, Polanco, Pedegral

Poorest neighborhood-Netza Chitza Itza (Worlds largest slum)

21 Madrid Spain 1,327 7,213,271

Average salary 1,609.55/$19,314 (Range 1,123.60/ 2,384.27)

One bedroom outside downtown (Range 483.15-730.34)

22 Lahore Pakistan 1,185 12,500,000

Average salary 297.68/$3,572.16    (Range 196.67-442.50)

One bedroom outside downtown   $147.50/$1,770   (59.00 -147.50)

23 Chicago United States  1,264   2,707,120

Average salary $2,900.23/$34,800    (Range $2,000.00-$4,000.00)

One bedroom outside downtown $979.64/$11,755 (Range $800.00 – $1,200.00)

Largest suburbs – Aurora, Naperville

Richest areas- Kenilworth $229,000 $104,000 personal income(Richest place in Midwest), Magnificent Mile

Poorest areas- Englewoood, Austin, Cabrini Green, Humboldt Park,

Places with the most Africans- Northside of Chicago, Bolingbrook

Chicago, photographed by Iwan Baan.

24. Sydney, Australia 1,168  4,627,000

Average Salary $3,504.32/$42,051.84  (Range  $2,326.84-4,847.59)

One bedroom outside downtown 1,284.53/$15,414    (Range $1,008.30 – 1,551.23)

Largest suburbs – Blacktown 312,000;Sutherland 210,000; Penrith 180,000, The Hills 169,000

Richest areas-Edgecliffe,Darling Point, Point Piper $177,514

Poorest areas- Auburn, Lakemba, Mount Druit $36,0000

Places with the most Africans- Lakemba

25 Bangkok Thailand 1,106 6,653,987

Average salary $821.28/$9,885 – (Range $444.88 – $1,482.94)

One bedroom outside downtown $316.88/$3,802  (Range $207.61-$444.88)

Richest neighborhood-Neighborhood I

Poorest neighborhood – Klong Toey

Area with most Africans- Soi Nana

26 Recife Brazil 1,103 1,549,980

Average salary  523.27/$6,278.04  (Range 384.44-640.74)

One bedroom outside downtown  265.55/$3,186    (Range 224.26  307.55)

27 Santiago Chile 1,094 4,985,893

Average salary $879.75/$10,557           (Range 633.42-1,029.30)

One bedroom outside downtown   471.67/$5,660.04    (Range 348.38-617.58)

Richest neighborhood- Providencia, Las Condes

Poorest neighborhood-Puente Alto

28 Shanghai China 1,057 9,145,711

Average salary   $1,539.50 /$18,264     (Range $805.32 -2,415.96)

One bedroom outside of downtown    483.19/$5,798.28   (322.13- 644.26)

Richest neighborhood-Pudong, Huangpu, Minhang and Xuhui

Poorest neighborhood-Chongming Island, Jinshan, Fengxian

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