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List Rules 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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Englewood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Englewood New Jersey, USA - Many Englewood people suffer constant harrassment, torture and defamation and character assassination and worse to people and their children. Schools are dangerous. Web search on all the drive by murders, police torture videos and ...

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Hackensack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Hackensack New Jersey, USA - Criminal terror and torture to many victims targeted by corrupt police, prosecutors, judges and even attorneys. Police found guilty of many crimes and ongoing investigation into corrupt police pattern of terrorizing and torturing ...

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Woodcrest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Woodcrest New Jersey, USA - Violent schools.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodcrest,_New_Jersey Wealthy Jewish neighborhood with documented extreme violence and abuse to children, especially in schools and intended for life and strong violence against ...

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Jacksonville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Jacksonville Florida, USA

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Cherry Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Cherry Hill New Jersey, USA - Violent schoolshttp://www.cherryhill-nj.com http://articles.philly.com/1993-11-12/news/25944342_1_nazis-america-nationalist-party-jewish-population Nazi Germany at Cherry Hill High School East  ...

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Tenafly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Tenafly New Jersey, USA - Tenafly mayors state Islamist views in public speeches and threaten people's children when told of need to stop terrorism in the middle east and also from most illegally segregated school system in US causing great harm to people ...

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Cresskill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Cresskill New Jersey, USA

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New York City New York

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Portland, Oregon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
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 traffic.  People weird.  Either ...

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Chicago, IL is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Chicago, IL Violent dangerous city, anti-majority, worst police torture, brutality and excessive force, strong anti-majority, communist.

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
San Diego California, USA

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Bergenfield is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Bergenfield New Jersey, USA

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Teaneck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Teaneck New Jersey, USA

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Bloomfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Bloomfield New Jersey, USA - cheap, dangerous.

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Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Jersey City, New Jersey New Jersey, USA

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Roseland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Roseland New Jersey, USA

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Dumont is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Dumont New Jersey, USA

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Paramus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Paramus New Jersey, USA

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Ferguson, Missouri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Ferguson, Missouri The Justice Department found that the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the First, Fourth, and 14th Amendments of the Constitution.  ...

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Paterson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Paterson New Jersey, USA

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Montvale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Montvale New Jersey, USA

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San Bernardino is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
San Bernardino California

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Purchase, New York is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Purchase, New York Recent Crime in Purchase, NYhttps://spotcrime.com/ny/purchaseMurder, mayhem, burglary and rum-running: Greenwich’s history includes them allBy Robert Marchant, Updated 4:32 pm, Wednesday, August 12, ...

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Newark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Newark New Jersey, USA

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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Anaheim California

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Chappaqua, Westchester NY is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Chappaqua, Westchester NY Hillary Clinton moved to Chappaqua NY in 1999 at the end of president Bill Clinton's second term establishing residence which allowed her to become NY senator. While Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton made $30,000 a year in one of ...

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White Plains is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
White Plains New York, USA

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Boston Massachusetts

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Compton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Compton California

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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Detroit Michigan

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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Baltimore Maryland

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Stamford is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Stamford Connecticut, USA

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Sarasota is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Sarasota Florida, USA

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Camden is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Camden New Jersey

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Gary is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Gary Indiana

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Greenwich is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Greenwich Connecticut, USA - Murder, mayhem, burglary and rum-running: Greenwich’s history includes them allBy Robert Marchant, Updated 4:32 pm, Wednesday, August 12, ...

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Oklahoma City is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Oklahoma City Oklahoma

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Watts is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Watts California

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Los Angeles California

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Cleveland Ohio

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Dallas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Dallas Texas

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Inglewood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Inglewood California

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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Houston is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Houston Texas

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Bakersfield is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Bakersfield California

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Washington, D.C. Washington

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El Paso is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
El Paso Texas

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Austin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Austin Texas, USA

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Miami Florida

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Irving is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Irving Texas