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 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.
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  1. 1
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    Michigan

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 548
    - 213

    California

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 304
    - 231

    Texas

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 427
    - 219
    ) open
  5. 5
    + 326
    - 107

    California

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 275
    - 229

    Texas

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 223
    - 123

    Texas

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 137
    - 71

    Texas

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 324
    - 103

    Indiana

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 338
    - 78

    New Jersey

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 121
    - 70

    Texas

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 255
    - 122

    California

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 66
    - 47

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 103
    - 46

    added by kaylive Texas

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 76
    - 37

    added by zxray Texas

    ) open
  16. 16
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    - 160

    Tennessee

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  17. 17
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    added by KO2014 Gillette, WY Wyoming, USA

    ) open
  18. 18
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    - 147

    California

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  19. 19
    + 51
    - 38

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 64
    - 35

    added by pop1 Galveston Island, Texas, USA

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 74
    - 101

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

    ) open
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    - 169

    Missouri

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  24. 24
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  25. 25
    + 61
    - 34

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 62
    - 26

    Texas

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  27. 27
    + 49
    - 30

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  28. 28
    + 66
    - 72

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  29. 29
    + 186
    - 130

    California

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  30. 30
    + 173
    - 109

    Georgia

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  31. 31
    + 187
    - 103

    California

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    + 42
    - 16

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  33. 33
    + 46
    - 21

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  34. 34
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    Pennsylvania

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    + 44
    - 24
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  36. 36
    + 160
    - 98

    California

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  37. 37
    + 193
    - 153

    Maryland

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    + 41
    - 20

    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  39. 39
    + 169
    - 157

    California

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  40. 40
    + 119
    - 52

    Mississippi

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  41. 41
    + 135
    - 111

    California

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  42. 42
    + 167
    - 174

    Arizona

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  43. 43
    + 139
    - 140

    Florida

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  44. 44
    + 120
    - 85

    California

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  45. 45
    + 99
    - 95

    Florida

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  46. 46
    + 71
    - 48

    Georgia

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  47. 47
    + 94
    - 74

    California

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  48. 48
    + 114
    - 72

    California

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  49. 49
    + 117
    - 91

    California

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  50. 50
    + 68
    - 37

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

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