It's about four times the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 0.30 times 3,500.(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about four times the number of Population of Vatican City
In other words, 3,500 is 4.160 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.240 times that amount.(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
In other words, 3,500 is 4.670 times the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 0.2140 times that amount.(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.)
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.190 times 3,500.(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Stores in the Mall of America
In other words, the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.150 times 3,500.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall.
It's about seven-and-a-half times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union
In other words, the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 0.1350 times 3,500.(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
It's about ten times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.10 times 3,500.(Serpentes) (Approximate)