The Worst Cities In America To Live In Or Visit Cities / Towns
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The Worst Cities In America To Live In Or Visit

List Criteria: U.S. cities that have high crime rates, poor city planning or are otherwise unfavorable places to live or visit

The worst US cities to live in or visit, ranked by hundreds of voters who have had the misfortune to actually go to these places. Anyone can vote on this list of the worst cities in the US, making it a trustworthy way to find out which US cities to avoid. You can even add your own list of the worst cities in America to these rankings. Whether you're traveling or looking to move somewhere permanently, these are the US cities to avoid at all costs.
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  1. 1
    Up 487
    Down 171

    California

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  2. 2
    Up 516
    Down 178

    Michigan

    open
  3. 3
    Up 248
    Down 162

    Texas

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  4. 4
    Up 372
    Down 180
    open
  5. 6
    Up 223
    Down 180

    Texas

    open
  6. 7
    Up 181
    Down 92

    Texas

    open
  7. 8
    Up 103
    Down 45

    Texas

    open
  8. 9
    Up 267
    Down 83

    Indiana

    open
  9. 10
    Up 277
    Down 62

    New Jersey

    open
  10. 11
    Up 97
    Down 50

    Texas

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  11. 12
    Up 229
    Down 103

    California

    open
  12. 13
    Up 37
    Down 21

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  13. 14
    Up 78
    Down 30

    added by kaylive Texas

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  14. 15
    Up 56
    Down 21

    added by zxray Texas

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  15. 16
    Up 45
    Down 40

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  16. 17
    Up 180
    Down 138

    Tennessee

    open
  17. 18
    Up 259
    Down 126

    California

    open
  18. 19
    Up 32
    Down 16

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  19. 20
    Up 38
    Down 12

    added by pop1 Galveston Island, Texas, United States of America

    open
  20. 21
    Up 45
    Down 34

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  21. 22
    Up 93
    Down 70
    open
  22. 23
    Up 156
    Down 141

    Missouri

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  23. 24
    Up 144
    Down 79

    Georgia

    open
  24. 25
    Up 33
    Down 16

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  25. 26
    Up 37
    Down 11

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  26. 27
    Up 47
    Down 18

    Texas

    open
  27. 28
    Up 167
    Down 117

    California

    open
  28. 29
    Up 158
    Down 87

    California

    open
  29. 30
    Up 33
    Down 17

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  30. 31
    Up 28
    Down 8

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  31. 32
    Up 144
    Down 87

    California

    open
  32. 33
    Up 29
    Down 10

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  33. 34
    Up 172
    Down 175

    Pennsylvania

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  34. 35
    Up 161
    Down 132

    Maryland

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  35. 36
    Up 26
    Down 12

    Texas, United States of America

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  36. 37
    Up 28
    Down 9

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  37. 38
    Up 128
    Down 100

    California

    open
  38. 39
    Up 108
    Down 72

    California

    open
  39. 40
    Up 96
    Down 45

    Mississippi

    open
  40. 41
    Up 129
    Down 132

    California

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  41. 42
    Up 145
    Down 157

    Arizona

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  42. 43
    Up 113
    Down 124

    Florida

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  43. 44
    Up 104
    Down 59

    California

    open
  44. 45
    Up 87
    Down 64

    California

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  45. 46
    Up 59
    Down 40

    Georgia

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  46. 47
    Up 53
    Down 25

    added by sjblanch1984 Pennsylvania Harrisburg. Pa. High Crime rate, Awful mayor, City in massive debt, otherwise lovely.  ...

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  47. 48
    Up 106
    Down 81

    California

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  48. 49
    Up 83
    Down 87

    Florida

    open
  49. 50
    Up 89
    Down 90

    Louisiana

    open
  50. 51
    Up 46
    Down 20

    Mississippi

    open
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