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
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    California

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  2. 2
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    Down 183

    Michigan

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  3. 3
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    Down 170

    Texas

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  4. 4
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  5. 5
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    Watts California

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  6. 6
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    Texas

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  7. 7
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    Indiana

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  8. 8
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    Texas

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  9. 9
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    New Jersey

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  10. 10
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    Texas

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  11. 11
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    California

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  12. 12
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    Texas

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    added by zxray Texas

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  14. 14
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  15. 15
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    added by kaylive Texas

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  16. 16
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    Tennessee

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  17. 17
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  18. 18
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    California

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  19. 19
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  20. 20
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    added by pop1 Galveston Island, Texas, USA

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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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    Missouri

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    Georgia

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  26. 26
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    Texas

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  27. 27
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  28. 28
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    California

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  29. 29
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  30. 30
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    California

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  31. 31
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  32. 32
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    Maryland

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  33. 33
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    California

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  34. 34
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  35. 35
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    Pennsylvania

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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  38. 38
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    California

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  39. 39
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    Mississippi

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  40. 40
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    California

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  41. 41
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    Arizona

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  42. 42
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    California

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  43. 43
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    California

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  44. 44
    Up 116
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    Florida

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  45. 45
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    Down 67

    California

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  46. 46
    Up 62
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    Georgia

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  47. 47
    Up 56
    Down 27

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

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  48. 48
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    California

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  49. 49
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    Florida

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  50. 50
    Up 50
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    Mississippi

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