What Are Some Advantages and Disadvantages of Living in a Large City?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 24, 2020 7:40:16 PM ET

There are many advantages to living in a city, such as more cultural events, a broader diversity of people, better medical facilities, more jobs and more restaurants and shopping; however, there are many disadvantages to living in a city, such as overcrowding, higher noise levels, higher cost of living, higher crime rates, higher taxes, more air pollution and a lack of community that can be found in smaller towns. Whether or not a city is right for an individual will depend upon their interests.