Comparing the cities in Super Bowl XLVII

The Super Bowl XLVII logo is seen past the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on the face of an office building as preparations take place on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in New Orleans. The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to play in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3.
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(MoneyWatch) With the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers getting ready to battle it out on Super Bowl Sunday, the U.S. Census Bureau has produced some"quick facts" about the two proud cities, as well as this year's host city for the big game. Let's see how they compare.

Biggest city

1. San Francisco. With nearly 813,000 residents, San Francisco is the nation's 14th biggest city. It added another 7,486 residents from July 2010 to July 2011. 

2. Baltimore. The country's 24th largest city, Baltimore has 619,000 people. From 2010 to 2011, the city lost 1,087 residents.

3. New Orleans. The city ranks No. 51 in population, with some 361,000 people. From 2010 to 2011, it gained the most residents at 12,833.

Most education

1. San Francisco. Fifty-two percent of San Francisco residents 25 and older had a bachelors degree or higher in 2011. Nationally, the percentage of this age group with a bachelors degree is 28.5 percent.

2. New Orleans. College graduates represent 32.4 percent of residents at least 25 years old.

3. Baltimore. Among Baltimore residents at least 25 years old, 27.5 percent have at least a bachelors degree. 

Home values

1. San Francisco. The median price of owner-occupied homes in this expensive city was $719,800. That compares with a national median price of $173,600.

2. New Orleans. The median home in New Orleans is valued at $185,400.

3. Baltimore. Bringing up the rear is Baltimore, where the median house is worth $154,400.

Highest household income

1. San Francisco. You need larger salaries to afford the houses here. The median income was $69,894 for San Francisco households versus $50,502 nationally.

2. Baltimore. The average household income in this city is $38,721, well below average.

3. New Orleans. The average income in New Orleans, still trying to recover from Hurricane Katrina, is just $35,041.

Most multicultural

1. San Francisco. An astounding 52.1 percent of this city's residents (ages five and up) spoke a language other than English at home. The national average is 28 percent.

2. New Orleans. Just 8.7 percent of residents here speak a language other than English at home.

3. Baltimore. In this city, 8.1 percent of residents speak another language at home.

Average commute

1. New Orleans. The average work commute for New Orleans was 22.7 minutes, versus 25.5 minutes nationally.

2: Baltimore and San Francisco. Average commute for each city is 29.6 minutes.