The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit Cities / Towns

The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit

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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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    New Jersey, USA Lot of mistreatment to people in Englewood.

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    New Jersey, USA Hackensack, capital of Bergen County, NJ.Complaints people and children.

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    Woodcrest New Jersey, USA Violent schools. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodcrest,_New_Jersey

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    Cherry Hill New Jersey, USA Violent schools http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey, USA

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    Florida, USA

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    California

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey, USA

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    Michigan

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey, USA

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    New Jersey

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    New Jersey, USA cheap, dangerous.

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    Indiana

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    New Jersey, USA

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    Portland, Oregon Deadly dull city.  Worst in world for friendliness and making comfortable moving in.  Worst still for getting a date!   Absolutely nothing to do in this city and terrible

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    California

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    Florida, USA

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    California

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    Ohio

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    California

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    Texas

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    California

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    Maryland

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    Texas

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    California

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    Texas

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    Chicago, IL Violent dangerous city, anti-majority, worst police torture, brutality and excessive force, strong anti-majority, communist.

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    Pennsylvania

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    California

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    Missouri

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    New York

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    Mississippi

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    Texas

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    Massachusetts

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    Gillette, WY Wyoming, USA

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    Tennessee

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    California

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    California

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    California

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    Georgia

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    Texas

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    Texas, USA

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