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 466
    Down 157

    California

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  2. 2
    Up 488
    Down 167

    Michigan

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  3. 3
    Up 355
    Down 167
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  4. 4
    Up 227
    Down 150

    Texas

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  5. 6
    Up 165
    Down 84

    Texas

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  6. 7
    Up 252
    Down 75

    Indiana

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  7. 8
    Up 206
    Down 171

    Texas

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  8. 9
    Up 92
    Down 39

    Texas

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  9. 10
    Up 267
    Down 53

    New Jersey

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  10. 11
    Up 88
    Down 44

    Texas

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  11. 12
    Up 221
    Down 93

    California

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  12. 13
    Up 49
    Down 16

    added by zxray Texas

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  13. 14
    Up 170
    Down 127

    Tennessee

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  14. 15
    Up 254
    Down 117

    California

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  15. 16
    Up 66
    Down 25

    added by kaylive Texas

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  16. 17
    Up 26
    Down 14

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

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  17. 18
    Up 145
    Down 132

    Missouri

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  18. 19
    Up 130
    Down 70

    Georgia

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  19. 20
    Up 161
    Down 109

    California

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  20. 21
    Up 24
    Down 10

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  21. 22
    Up 27
    Down 8

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  22. 23
    Up 153
    Down 82

    California

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  23. 24
    Up 32
    Down 27

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  24. 25
    Up 26
    Down 8

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

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  25. 26
    Up 38
    Down 15

    Texas

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  26. 27
    Up 79
    Down 67
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  27. 28
    Up 22
    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 167
    Down 164

    Pennsylvania

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  30. 31
    Up 25
    Down 13

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  31. 32
    Up 32
    Down 27

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  32. 33
    Up 21
    Down 7

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  33. 34
    Up 149
    Down 128

    Maryland

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  34. 35
    Up 124
    Down 93

    California

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  35. 36
    Up 102
    Down 67

    California

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  36. 37
    Up 18
    Down 8

    Texas, United States of America

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  37. 38
    Up 91
    Down 42

    Mississippi

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  38. 39
    Up 20
    Down 9

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  39. 40
    Up 138
    Down 149

    Arizona

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  40. 41
    Up 121
    Down 125

    California

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  41. 42
    Up 19
    Down 6

    added by pop1 Texas, United States of America

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  42. 43
    Up 102
    Down 53

    California

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  43. 44
    Up 84
    Down 57

    California

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  44. 45
    Up 106
    Down 115

    Florida

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  45. 46
    Up 103
    Down 75

    California

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  46. 47
    Up 81
    Down 83

    Florida

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  47. 48
    Up 52
    Down 37

    Georgia

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  48. 49
    Up 48
    Down 23

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

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  49. 50
    Up 84
    Down 80

    Louisiana

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  50. 51
    Up 80
    Down 58

    California

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