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 489
    Down 172

    California

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  2. 2
    Up 519
    Down 179

    Michigan

    open
  3. 3
    Up 249
    Down 163

    Texas

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  4. 4
    Up 375
    Down 181
    open
  5. 6
    Up 224
    Down 181

    Texas

    open
  6. 7
    Up 181
    Down 93

    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 98
    Down 50

    Texas

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  11. 12
    Up 230
    Down 104

    California

    open
  12. 13
    Up 38
    Down 22

    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 180
    Down 138

    Tennessee

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  16. 17
    Up 46
    Down 43

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  17. 18
    Up 259
    Down 127

    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 95
    Down 70
    open
  22. 23
    Up 146
    Down 79

    Georgia

    open
  23. 24
    Up 157
    Down 141

    Missouri

    open
  24. 25
    Up 33
    Down 16

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  25. 26
    Up 47
    Down 18

    Texas

    open
  26. 27
    Up 37
    Down 12

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  27. 28
    Up 167
    Down 118

    California

    open
  28. 29
    Up 34
    Down 17

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  29. 30
    Up 158
    Down 88

    California

    open
  30. 31
    Up 28
    Down 8

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

    open
  31. 32
    Up 145
    Down 88

    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 26
    Down 12

    Texas, United States of America

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  35. 36
    Up 161
    Down 133

    Maryland

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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 96
    Down 45

    Mississippi

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  39. 40
    Up 108
    Down 73

    California

    open
  40. 41
    Up 146
    Down 157

    Arizona

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  41. 42
    Up 130
    Down 133

    California

    open
  42. 43
    Up 113
    Down 125

    Florida

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  43. 44
    Up 104
    Down 60

    California

    open
  44. 45
    Up 87
    Down 65

    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 82

    California

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  48. 49
    Up 83
    Down 87

    Florida

    open
  49. 50
    Up 47
    Down 20

    Mississippi

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  50. 51
    Up 89
    Down 92

    Louisiana

    open
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