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 506
    Down 184

    California

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  2. 2
    Up 548
    Down 191

    Michigan

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  3. 3
    Up 264
    Down 182

    Texas

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  4. 4
    Up 388
    Down 191
    open
  5. 5
    Up 286
    Down 96

    Watts California

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  6. 6
    Up 239
    Down 198

    Texas

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  7. 7
    Up 195
    Down 104

    Texas

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  8. 8
    Up 113
    Down 55

    Texas

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  9. 9
    Up 285
    Down 91

    Indiana

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  10. 10
    Up 296
    Down 68

    New Jersey

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  11. 11
    Up 105
    Down 56

    Texas

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  12. 12
    Up 239
    Down 112

    California

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  13. 13
    Up 65
    Down 27

    added by zxray Texas

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  14. 14
    Up 86
    Down 36

    added by kaylive Texas

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  15. 15
    Up 45
    Down 34

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  16. 16
    Up 190
    Down 144

    Tennessee

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  17. 17
    Up 273
    Down 134

    California

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  18. 18
    Up 38
    Down 20

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  19. 19
    Up 52
    Down 55

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  20. 20
    Up 47
    Down 17

    added by pop1 Galveston Island, Texas, USA

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  21. 21
    Up 49
    Down 15

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  22. 22
    Up 51
    Down 47

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  23. 23
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  24. 24
    Up 54
    Down 20

    Texas

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  25. 25
    Up 163
    Down 149

    Missouri

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  26. 26
    Up 153
    Down 86

    Georgia

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  27. 27
    Up 37
    Down 20

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  28. 28
    Up 41
    Down 20

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  29. 29
    Up 168
    Down 91

    California

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  30. 30
    Up 171
    Down 124

    California

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  31. 31
    Up 34
    Down 9

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  32. 32
    Up 151
    Down 91

    California

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  33. 33
    Up 33
    Down 13

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  34. 34
    Up 180
    Down 184

    Pennsylvania

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  35. 35
    Up 31
    Down 15
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  36. 36
    Up 167
    Down 139

    Maryland

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  37. 37
    Up 33
    Down 10

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  38. 38
    Up 105
    Down 45

    Mississippi

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  39. 39
    Up 128
    Down 105

    California

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  40. 40
    Up 113
    Down 78

    California

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  41. 41
    Up 152
    Down 163

    Arizona

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  42. 42
    Up 138
    Down 148

    California

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  43. 43
    Up 117
    Down 132

    Florida

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  44. 44
    Up 107
    Down 64

    California

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  45. 45
    Up 63
    Down 41

    Georgia

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  46. 46
    Up 88
    Down 69

    California

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  47. 47
    Up 60
    Down 30

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

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  48. 48
    Up 88
    Down 89

    Florida

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  49. 49
    Up 107
    Down 86

    California

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  50. 50
    Up 54
    Down 24

    Mississippi

    open
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