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
    + 782
    - 385

    Michigan

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 647
    - 340

    California

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 411
    - 216

    Indiana

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 526
    - 374
    ) open
  5. 5
    + 390
    - 222

    California

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 391
    - 418

    Texas

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 294
    - 254

    Texas

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 344
    - 389

    Texas

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 412
    - 187

    New Jersey

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 185
    - 200

    Texas

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 309
    - 226

    California

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 164
    - 178

    Texas

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 136
    - 139

    added by kaylive
    Texas

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 266
    - 277

    Tennessee

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 346
    - 249

    California

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 102
    - 120

    added by zxray
    Texas

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 251
    - 257

    Missouri

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 100
    - 156

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 93
    - 80

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 249
    - 189

    Maryland

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 80
    - 77
    ) open
  22. 22
    + 221
    - 160

    California

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 75
    - 63

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 222
    - 183

    Georgia

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 87
    - 108

    added by pop1
    Galveston Island, Texas, USA

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 202
    - 24

    added by KO2014
    Gillette, WY Wyoming, USA

  27. 27
    + 59
    - 53

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 95
    - 149

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 136
    - 156
    ) open
  30. 30
    + 150
    - 81

    Mississippi

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 109
    - 198

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 219
    - 188

    California

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 89
    - 104

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 66
    - 89

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 69
    - 121

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 56
    - 48

    added by pop1
    Texas, USA

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 196
    - 211

    Arizona

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 184
    - 129

    California

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 244
    - 250

    Pennsylvania

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 209
    - 198

    California

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 63
    - 59
    ) open
  42. 42
    + 177
    - 183

    Florida

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 118
    - 119
    ) open
  44. 44
    + 150
    - 133
    ) open
  45. 45
    + 84
    - 64

    Georgia

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 138
    - 101

    California

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 127
    - 86

    California

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 94
    - 63

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    Oklahoma

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 141
    - 92

    Connecticut

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 97
    - 61

    added by midnightq2
    California

    ) open
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