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Escazú is the second canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 34.49 km². The canton lies west of the San José Canton and its whole territory is part of San José Metropolitan Area. According to 2011 census data, its population is 56,509. The canton was one of the earliest established in the country, in December 7, 1848. As the metropolitan area has expanded Escazú has become a suburban area on the west side of the national capital city of San José. It is delineated by the Río Tiribí on its northern border. The peak of Cerro Cedral in the Cerros de Escazú marks the southern limit of the canton. The canton's urban areas are home to 79.8% of its population. Children under the age of 10 account for 17.88% of the population, while 6.05% are over 65. According to a 2012 United Nations Development Programme, Escazú ranks as the 4th highest canton in Costa Rica in so far as human development.

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Escazu in Costa Rica offers a unique experience to travellers. Escazu is located at a short trip away from Jaco a major city in Costa Rica. Add Jaco to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica. Also, to reach Escazu, you'll have to take a flight to Jaco; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Escazu*

  • Pollution Statistics in Escazu

    Know the pollution level of Escazu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Escazu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Escazu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Escazu.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Escazu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.48 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.04 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Escazu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Escazu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.05 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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