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 461
    Down 150
    California More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 480
    Down 165
    Michigan More
    98
  3. 3
    Up 350
    Down 164
    Ohio More
    80
  4. 4
    Up 222
    Down 144
    Texas More
    79
  5. 5
    Up 160
    Down 81
    Texas More
    74
  6. 6
    Up 247
    Down 72
    Indiana More
    73
  7. 7
    Up 202
    Down 164
    Texas More
    73
  8. 8
    Up 87
    Down 36
    Texas More
    72
  9. 9
    Up 260
    Down 52
    New Jersey More
    70
  10. 10
    Up 83
    Down 42
    Texas More
    70
  11. 11
    Up 217
    Down 90
    California More
    69
  12. 12
    Up 46
    Down 14
    Texas More
    64
    added by: zxray
  13. 13
    Up 251
    Down 114
    California More
    63
  14. 14
    Up 165
    Down 127
    Tennessee More
    63
  15. 15
    Up 62
    Down 23
    Texas More
    62
    added by: kaylive
  16. 16
    Up 24
    Down 10
    Area code 469, Texas, United States of America More
    61
    added by: pop1
  17. 17
    Up 22
    Down 6
    Texas, United States of America More
    57
    added by: pop1
  18. 18
    Up 126
    Down 66
    Georgia More
    57
  19. 19
    Up 157
    Down 106
    California More
    56
  20. 20
    Up 138
    Down 131
    Missouri More
    56
  21. 21
    Up 149
    Down 79
    California More
    55
  22. 22
    Up 24
    Down 6
    Texas, United States of America More
    55
    added by: pop1
  23. 24
    Up 24
    Down 6
    Galveston Island, Texas, United States of America More
    54
    added by: pop1
  24. 25
    Up 28
    Down 24
    Texas, United States of America More
    54
    added by: pop1
  25. 26
    Up 20
    Down 10
    Texas, United States of America More
    54
    added by: pop1
  26. 27
    Up 36
    Down 13
    Texas More
    54
  27. 28
    Up 77
    Down 65
    Texas More
    53
  28. 29
    Up 138
    Down 77
    California More
    53
  29. 30
    Up 23
    Down 10
    Texas, United States of America More
    52
    added by: pop1
  30. 31
    Up 162
    Down 164
    Pennsylvania More
    52
  31. 32
    Up 26
    Down 24
    Texas, United States of America More
    51
    added by: pop1
  32. 33
    Up 18
    Down 4
    Texas, United States of America More
    51
    added by: pop1
  33. 34
    Up 123
    Down 89
    California More
    50
  34. 35
    Up 143
    Down 127
    Maryland More
    49
  35. 36
    Up 101
    Down 64
    California More
    48
  36. 37
    Up 18
    Down 6
    Texas, United States of America More
    48
    added by: pop1
  37. 38
    Up 88
    Down 40
    Mississippi More
    48
  38. 39
    Up 15
    Down 6
    Texas, United States of America More
    47
  39. 40
    Up 118
    Down 120
    California More
    47
  40. 41
    Up 133
    Down 145
    Arizona More
    47
  41. 42
    Up 17
    Down 4
    Texas, United States of America More
    47
    added by: pop1
  42. 43
    Up 82
    Down 54
    California More
    47
  43. 44
    Up 99
    Down 50
    California More
    47
  44. 45
    Up 104
    Down 112
    Florida More
    46
  45. 46
    Up 101
    Down 72
    California More
    45
  46. 47
    Up 47
    Down 19
    Pennsylvania More
    45
    added by: sjblanch1984
    Harrisburg. Pa. High Crime rate, Awful mayor, City in massive debt, otherwise lovely.  ... more
  47. 48
    Up 80
    Down 80
    Florida More
    45
  48. 49
    Up 50
    Down 34
    Georgia More
    44
  49. 50
    Up 78
    Down 79
    Louisiana More
    42
  50. 51
    Up 76
    Down 55
    California More
    42
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