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List Rules Vote UP the U.S. states (no cities) where you would hate to live

Let's face it: some places are less desirable to live than others, especially in the United States. With a lot of people migrating towards major metropolitan cities, it makes states that don't have either a big city or are rural not desirable places to live. Weather also plays a big part in figuring out where the worst place to live is. Would you rather be living in the freezing cold with snow potentially coming down as late as April or would you rather be living it up on the beach all year round. All of these important factors go into deciding which of these places is the worst place to live in America.

There are some US states on this list that are noticeable punching bags. For example, New Jersey, Ohio and Mississippi on here. Likewise with cold weather states like Minnesota and overly hot desert land like in Nevada. If the weather is too extreme in one direction or another, the state is likely to be on this list. The same goes for lesser populated states like North Dakota, South Dakota and Idaho.

Ultimately, it's up to you to decide where is the worst place to live in the U.S. and which states in the USA are the most horrible. Each place may have its merits and demerits, but one place has to be the worst place to live and it's on you to decide. Make your voice heard on this list of the worst states to live in.

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New Jersey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
New Jersey 1787-12-18

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Florida is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Florida 1845-03-03 - Tallahassee

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New York is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
New York 1788-07-26

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Illinois is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Illinois 1818-08-26

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Oregon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Oregon 1859-02-14

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Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Massachusetts 1788-02-06

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Indiana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Indiana 1816-12-11

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California is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
California 1850-09-09

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Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Connecticut 1788-01-09

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District of Columbia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
District of Columbia

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Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Mississippi 1817-12-10

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Texas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Texas 1845-12-29

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Delaware is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Delaware 1787-12-07

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Alabama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Alabama 1819-12-14

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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Arkansas 1836-06-15

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Ohio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Ohio 1803-03-01

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Vermont is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Vermont 1791-03-04

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Arizona is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Arizona

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Louisiana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Louisiana 1812-04-30

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Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Puerto Rico

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Iowa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Iowa 1846-12-28

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Maryland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Maryland 1788-04-25

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Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Tennessee 1796-06-01

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Washington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Washington 1889-11-11

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North Dakota is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
North Dakota 1889-11-02

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South Dakota is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
South Dakota 1889-11-02

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Idaho is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Idaho 1890-07-03

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Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Oklahoma 1907-11-16

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Nevada is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Nevada 1864-10-31

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Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Kentucky 1792-06-01

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Georgia 1788-01-02

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Nebraska 1867-03-01

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Missouri is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Missouri 1821-08-10

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Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Pennsylvania 1787-12-12

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Kansas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Kansas 1861-01-29

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New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
New Mexico 1912-01-06

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Guam is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Guam

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Utah is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Utah 1896-01-04

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Michigan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Michigan 1837-01-26

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Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Minnesota 1817-12-10

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North Carolina is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
North Carolina 1789-11-21

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Virginia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Virginia 1788-06-25

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South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
South Carolina 1788-04-23

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Alaska is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Alaska 1959-01-03

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Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Wisconsin 1848-05-29

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Montana is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Montana 1889-11-08

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New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
New Hampshire 1788-06-21

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Wyoming is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Wyoming 1890-06-10

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Maine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Maine 1820-03-15

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Hawai'i is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Places to Live in The U.S.
Hawai'i