Comparing the average US citizen to anyone else in the world,...
[ironic]Oh right, I forgot, you people in the USA are the only ones who work for a living. All of us here in Europe, all of that people in Japan live in the middle age, fighting constant wars and waiting for someone to slit our throats in the streets.[/ironic]
Maybe you wanted to say "Comparing the average First World citizen with anyone else in a poor country..."
Wait... do you mean like in LA? or more like in NY?