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The Worst Cities In America To Live In Or Visit

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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 Criteria: U.S. cities that have high crime rates, poor city planning or are otherwise unfavorable places to live or visit

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  1. 1
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 141
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    96
  3. 3
    Up 303
    Down 138
    Midwestern United States, Northwest Territory, Ohio More
    78
  4. 4
    Up 245
    Down 60
    California, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    77
  5. 5
    Up 194
    Down 59
    Los Angeles, California, Southern California More
    71
  6. 6
    Up 212
    Down 54
    Midwestern United States, Contiguous United States, United States of ... More
    70
  7. 7
    Up 224
    Down 40
    Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with ... More
    69
  8. 8
    Up 221
    Down 86
    California, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    66
  9. 9
    Up 142
    Down 97
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    63
  10. 10
    Up 139
    Down 79
    California, Area code 951, Contiguous United States More
    59
  11. 11
    Up 127
    Down 50
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    57
  12. 12
    Up 121
    Down 51
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    56
  13. 13
    Up 166
    Down 114
    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    56
  14. 14
    Up 104
    Down 95
    Area code 557, United States, with Territories, Missouri More
    56
  15. 15
    Up 141
    Down 126
    Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    56
  16. 16
    Up 111
    Down 65
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    56
  17. 17
    Up 87
    Down 49
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    56
  18. 18
    Up 89
    Down 37
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    55
  19. 19
    Up 148
    Down 134
    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    55
  20. 20
    Up 53
    Down 34
    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    55
  21. 21
    Up 73
    Down 30
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    53
  22. 22
    Up 119
    Down 62
    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    52
  23. 23
    Up 121
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    52
  24. 24
    Up 86
    Down 47
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    52
  25. 25
    Up 89
    Down 78
    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    52
  26. 26
    Up 90
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    51
  27. 27
    Up 83
    Down 26
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    49
  28. 28
    Up 30
    Down 5
    Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    47
    added by: sjblanch1984
    Harrisburg. Pa. High Crime rate, Awful mayor, City in massive debt, otherwise lovely.  ... more
  29. 29
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    46
  30. 30
    Up 68
    Down 35
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    45
  31. 31
    Up 47
    Down 39
    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
    44
    added by: Iamsuperimposed
  32. 32
    Up 68
    Down 69
    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    44
  33. 33
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    Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with ... More
    43
  34. 34
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    43
  35. 35
    Up 29
    Down 14
    Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States More
    43
    added by: EdwardLeonKillian
  36. 36
    Up 94
    Down 169
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    42
  37. 37
    Up 70
    Down 31
    Mississippi, Area code 769, United States, with Territories More
    41
  38. 38
    Up 45
    Down 37
    California, Area code 619, Contiguous United States More
    41
  39. 39
    Up 64
    Down 86
    California, Northern California, Contiguous United States More
    40
  40. 40
    Up 13
    Down 17
    Florida, Area code 407, Contiguous United States More
    39
  41. 41
    Up 53
    Down 85
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    38
  42. 42
    Up 76
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    Area codes 801 and 385, United States of America, Utah More
    38
  43. 43
    Up 47
    Down 49
    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
    38
  44. 44
    Up 96
    Down 60
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    38
  45. 45
    Up 54
    Down 25
    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    38
  46. 46
    Up 54
    Down 29

    Little Saigon

    37
  47. 47
    Up 31
    Down 23
    California, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    37
  48. 48
    Up 35
    Down 70
    Colorado, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
    37
  49. 49
    Up 28
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    Western United States, Northwestern United States, ... More
    37
  50. 50
    Up 29
    Down 17
    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    37
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