Cities / Towns The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit  

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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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1
703 27
Brighton Beach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
alztsvet added South Carolina, USA
2
2,089 162
Hackensack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
tjackson15 added New Jersey, USA
3
2,075 134
Englewood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
tjackson15 added New Jersey, USA
4
1,381 78
Cherry Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
jJarret added Cherry Hill New Jersey, USA
5
1,499 84
Tenafly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
tjackson15 added New Jersey, USA
6
1,333 77
Cresskill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
tjackson15 added New Jersey, USA
7
1,190 63
Woodcrest is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
jJarret added New Jersey, USA
8
626 15
Trenton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New Jersey, USA
9
610 29
Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, USA
10
693 53
Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
emm4 added Ferguson Missouri
11
905 179
Jacksonville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Dani Porter added Florida, USA
12
817 29
Chappaqua is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
beym added Chappaqua New York
13
981 409
New York City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New York
14
669 108
San Bernardino is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Kings909 added California
15
739 40
Roseland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New Jersey, USA
16
834 20
Purchase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
canterm added Purchase New York
17
551 44
Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
jjkr2009 added New Jersey, USA
18
774 196
Portland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
karenKlien1820 added Portland Oregon
19
461 8
Hoboken is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Ameet added New Jersey, USA
20
701 164
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
kjj40 added Chicago Illinois
21
670 58
Bergenfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
tjackson15 added New Jersey, USA
22
672 44
Teaneck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New Jersey, USA
23
624 208
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
Kscura added California, USA
24
708 40
Newark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
New Jersey, USA
25
603 43
Bloomfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Cities in America to Live in or Visit
james99 added New Jersey, USA
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