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.
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  1. 1
    Up 502
    Down 176

    California

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  2. 2
    Up 536
    Down 185

    Michigan

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  3. 3
    Up 259
    Down 175

    Texas

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  4. 4
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    Down 186
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  5. 5
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    Watts California

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  6. 6
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    Texas

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  7. 7
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    Indiana

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  8. 8
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    Texas

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  9. 9
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    Down 66

    New Jersey

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  10. 10
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    Texas

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  11. 11
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    California

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  12. 12
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    Down 54

    Texas

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  13. 13
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    added by zxray Texas

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  14. 14
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    added by kaylive Texas

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  15. 15
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  16. 16
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    Tennessee

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  17. 17
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  18. 18
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    California

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  19. 19
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  20. 20
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    added by pop1 Galveston Island, Texas, USA

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  21. 21
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  22. 22
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  24. 24
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    Missouri

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  25. 25
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    Texas

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  26. 26
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    Georgia

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  27. 27
    Up 36
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  28. 28
    Up 169
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    California

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  29. 29
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    California

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  30. 30
    Up 36
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  31. 31
    Up 33
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  32. 32
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    Down 137

    Maryland

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  33. 33
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    California

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  34. 34
    Up 31
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  35. 35
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    Pennsylvania

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  36. 36
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  37. 37
    Up 32
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    added by pop1 Texas, USA

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  38. 38
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    California

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  39. 39
    Up 102
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    Mississippi

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  40. 40
    Up 111
    Down 75

    California

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  41. 41
    Up 149
    Down 161

    Arizona

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  42. 42
    Up 135
    Down 142

    California

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  43. 43
    Up 107
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    California

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  44. 44
    Up 116
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    Florida

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  45. 45
    Up 88
    Down 67

    California

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  46. 46
    Up 62
    Down 40

    Georgia

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  47. 47
    Up 57
    Down 28

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

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  48. 48
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    California

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  49. 49
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    Florida

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  50. 50
    Up 52
    Down 22

    Mississippi

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