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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 470
    Down 158

    California

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  2. 2
    Up 491
    Down 169

    Michigan

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  3. 3
    Up 360
    Down 170
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  4. 4
    Up 235
    Down 152

    Texas

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  5. 6
    Up 167
    Down 85

    Texas

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  6. 7
    Up 255
    Down 76

    Indiana

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  7. 8
    Up 209
    Down 172

    Texas

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  8. 9
    Up 93
    Down 40

    Texas

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  9. 10
    Up 269
    Down 54

    New Jersey

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  10. 11
    Up 89
    Down 45

    Texas

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  11. 12
    Up 223
    Down 94

    California

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  12. 13
    Up 50
    Down 16

    added by zxray Texas

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  13. 14
    Up 172
    Down 127

    Tennessee

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  14. 15
    Up 255
    Down 118

    California

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  15. 16
    Up 67
    Down 25

    added by kaylive Texas

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  16. 17
    Up 27
    Down 15

    added by pop1 Area code 469, Texas, United States of America

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  17. 18
    Up 146
    Down 133

    Missouri

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  18. 19
    Up 25
    Down 10

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  19. 20
    Up 132
    Down 72

    Georgia

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  20. 21
    Up 162
    Down 109

    California

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  21. 22
    Up 28
    Down 8

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  22. 23
    Up 154
    Down 82

    California

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  23. 24
    Up 35
    Down 29

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  24. 25
    Up 28
    Down 8

    added by pop1 Galveston Island, Texas, United States of America

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  25. 26
    Up 40
    Down 15

    Texas

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  26. 27
    Up 82
    Down 67
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  27. 28
    Up 24
    Down 13

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  28. 29
    Up 141
    Down 81

    California

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  29. 30
    Up 168
    Down 166

    Pennsylvania

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  30. 31
    Up 35
    Down 28

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  31. 32
    Up 27
    Down 14

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  32. 33
    Up 22
    Down 7

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  33. 34
    Up 151
    Down 129

    Maryland

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  34. 35
    Up 125
    Down 93

    California

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  35. 36
    Up 103
    Down 67

    California

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  36. 37
    Up 21
    Down 9

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  37. 38
    Up 92
    Down 42

    Mississippi

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  38. 39
    Up 142
    Down 150

    Arizona

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  39. 40
    Up 21
    Down 6

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  40. 41
    Up 18
    Down 9

    Texas, United States of America

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  41. 42
    Up 124
    Down 126

    California

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  42. 43
    Up 109
    Down 116

    Florida

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  43. 44
    Up 102
    Down 53

    California

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  44. 45
    Up 85
    Down 58

    California

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  45. 46
    Up 104
    Down 75

    California

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  46. 47
    Up 81
    Down 84

    Florida

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  47. 48
    Up 53
    Down 37

    Georgia

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  48. 49
    Up 49
    Down 24

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

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  49. 50
    Up 86
    Down 82

    Louisiana

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  50. 51
    Up 82
    Down 58

    California

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