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 448
    Down 138
    California More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 466
    Down 162
    Michigan More
    97
  3. 3
    Up 341
    Down 159
    Ohio More
    79
  4. 4
    Up 211
    Down 140
    Texas More
    78
  5. 5
    Up 269
    Down 87
    California More
    76
  6. 6
    Up 151
    Down 79
    Texas More
    73
  7. 7
    Up 192
    Down 159
    Texas More
    72
  8. 8
    Up 239
    Down 71
    Indiana More
    72
  9. 9
    Up 83
    Down 33
    Texas More
    71
  10. 10
    Up 250
    Down 51
    New Jersey More
    69
  11. 11
    Up 77
    Down 40
    Texas More
    68
  12. 12
    Up 211
    Down 88
    California More
    68
  13. 13
    Up 43
    Down 12
    Texas More
    63
    added by: zxray
  14. 14
    Up 161
    Down 124
    Tennessee More
    63
  15. 15
    Up 246
    Down 110
    California More
    62
  16. 16
    Up 57
    Down 21
    Texas More
    61
    added by: kaylive
  17. 17
    Up 21
    Down 7
    Area code 469, Texas, United States of America More
    61
    added by: pop1
  18. 18
    Up 121
    Down 61
    Georgia More
    56
  19. 19
    Up 19
    Down 4
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    Texas, United States of America More
    56
    added by: pop1
  20. 20
    Up 130
    Down 128
    Missouri More
    56
  21. 21
    Up 152
    Down 105
    California More
    56
  22. 22
    Up 25
    Down 18
    Texas, United States of America More
    55
    added by: pop1
  23. 23
    Up 144
    Down 77
    California More
    54
  24. 24
    Up 20
    Down 4
    Texas, United States of America More
    54
    added by: pop1
  25. 25
    Up 19
    Down 6
    No image
    Texas, United States of America More
    54
    added by: pop1
  26. 26
    Up 20
    Down 4
    Galveston Island, Texas, United States of America More
    53
    added by: pop1
  27. 27
    Up 33
    Down 11
    Texas More
    53
  28. 28
    Up 72
    Down 62
    Texas More
    53
  29. 29
    Up 135
    Down 75
    California More
    52
  30. 30
    Up 156
    Down 158
    Pennsylvania More
    51
  31. 31
    Up 19
    Down 8
    Texas, United States of America More
    51
    added by: pop1
  32. 32
    Up 23
    Down 19
    Texas, United States of America More
    51
    added by: pop1
  33. 33
    Up 16
    Down 2
    Texas, United States of America More
    50
    added by: pop1
  34. 34
    Up 120
    Down 86
    California More
    50
  35. 35
    Up 139
    Down 122
    Maryland More
    49
  36. 36
    Up 95
    Down 61
    California More
    47
  37. 37
    Up 14
    Down 4
    Texas, United States of America More
    47
    added by: pop1
  38. 38
    Up 111
    Down 113
    California More
    47
  39. 39
    Up 129
    Down 142
    Arizona More
    46
  40. 40
    Up 101
    Down 108
    Florida More
    46
  41. 41
    Up 11
    Down 4
    Texas, United States of America More
    46
  42. 42
    Up 82
    Down 39
    Mississippi More
    46
  43. 43
    Up 14
    Down 2
    Texas, United States of America More
    46
    added by: pop1
  44. 44
    Up 77
    Down 53
    California More
    45
  45. 45
    Up 93
    Down 49
    California More
    45
  46. 46
    Up 76
    Down 79
    Florida More
    44
  47. 47
    Up 95
    Down 71
    California More
    44
  48. 48
    Up 43
    Down 17
    Pennsylvania More
    44
    added by: sjblanch1984
    Harrisburg. Pa. High Crime rate, Awful mayor, City in massive debt, otherwise lovely.  ... more
  49. 49
    Up 47
    Down 31
    Georgia More
    43
  50. 50
    Up 74
    Down 76
    Louisiana More
    42
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