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How much is 4,000?

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It's about three-fourths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 4,000 is 0.7474 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 1.338 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 4,000 is 1.895 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.5277 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
There are 2,111 paid, daily newspapers with a regional, local, or national distribution in circulation worldwide. Combined, these newspapers have a readership of about 150 million people.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 4,000 is 1.897 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.5271 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about half the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 4,000 is 0.47 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 2.1 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about two-fifths the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 4,000 is 0.4277 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 2.338 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about two-fifths the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 3 times 4,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 4,000 is 2.635 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.3795 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)