The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit Cities / Towns

The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit

5 10 of 11
36,538 votes 4,885 voters 186,246 views 182 items tags f p @

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 the USA to these rankings. Whether you're traveling or looking to move somewhere permanently, these are the US cities to avoid at all costs.


List Photo: user uploaded image
Collection Photo: user uploaded image
  • 115 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • 2 See list ranked by
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed 2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 104
    - 35

    added by tjackson15
    New Jersey, USA Lot of mistreatment to people in Englewood.

    ;
  2. 2
    + 90
    - 29

    added by tjackson15
    New Jersey, USA Hackensack, capital of Bergen County, NJ.Complaints people and children.

    ;
  3. 3
    + 67
    - 11

    added by jJarret
    Woodcrest, Nj Violent schools. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodcrest,_New_Jersey

    ;
  4. 4
    + 70
    - 14
    No image

    added by jJarret
    Cherry Hill, New Jersey Violent schools http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/

  5. 5
    + 64
    - 17

    added by tjackson15
    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  6. 6
    + 72
    - 21

    added by tjackson15
    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  7. 7
    + 801
    - 422


    California

    ;
  8. 8
    + 984
    - 509


    Michigan

    ;
  9. 9
    + 65
    - 19
    No image

    added by tjackson15
    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  10. 10
    + 54
    - 5


    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  11. 11
    + 63
    - 15

    added by tjackson15
    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  12. 12
    + 540
    - 240


    New Jersey

    ;
  13. 13
    + 42
    - 4


    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  14. 14
    + 46
    - 6
    No image


    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  15. 15
    + 33
    - 2

    added by james99
    New Jersey, USA cheap, dangerous.

    ;
  16. 16
    + 41
    - 6
    No image


    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  17. 17
    + 549
    - 280


    Indiana

    ;
  18. 18
    + 25
    - 1

    added by jjkr2009
    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  19. 19
    + 25
    - 1


    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  20. 20
    + 460
    - 284


    California

    ;
  21. 21
    + 86
    - 39

    added by Dani Porter
    Florida, USA

    ;
  22. 22
    + 616
    - 474


    Ohio

    ;
  23. 23
    + 29
    - 2


    New Jersey, USA

    ;
  24. 24
    + 28
    - 12

    added by karenKlien1820
    Portland, Oregon Deadly dull city.  Worst in world for friendliness and making comfortable moving in.  Worst still for getting a date!   Absolutely nothing to do in this city and terrible

    ;
  25. 25
    + 372
    - 318


    Texas

    ;
  26. 26
    + 105
    - 63

    added by Kings909
    California

    ;
  27. 27
    + 509
    - 533


    Texas

    ;
  28. 28
    + 367
    - 273


    California

    ;
  29. 29
    + 409
    - 294


    California

    ;
  30. 30
    + 324
    - 248


    Maryland

    ;
  31. 31
    + 303
    - 314


    Pennsylvania

    ;
  32. 32
    + 429
    - 474


    Texas

    ;
  33. 33
    + 21
    - 2


    Florida, USA

    ;
  34. 34
    + 266
    - 190


    California

    ;
  35. 35
    + 226
    - 253


    Texas

    ;
  36. 36
    + 325
    - 316


    Missouri

    ;
  37. 37
    + 316
    - 335


    Tennessee

    ;
  38. 38
    + 183
    - 107


    Mississippi

    ;
  39. 39
    + 190
    - 217


    Texas

    ;
  40. 40
    + 82
    - 86


    California

    ;
  41. 41
    + 115
    - 127


    Massachusetts

    ;
  42. 42
    + 168
    - 177

    added by kaylive
    Texas

    ;
  43. 43
    + 250
    - 216


    California

    ;
  44. 44
    + 272
    - 242


    California

    ;
  45. 45
    + 262
    - 247


    Georgia

    ;
  46. 46
    + 212
    - 153


    California

    ;
  47. 47
    + 230
    - 55

    added by KO2014
    Gillette, WY Wyoming, USA

  48. 48
    + 118
    - 113

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ;
  49. 49
    + 102
    - 107

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ;
  50. 50
    + 161
    - 195


    Texas

    ;
183 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >