Worst States In America


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The Top Ten

The only people who live there are cowboys, and still not that many people!
And yet 69% of people who live there say its best in the country. Go Wyoming!
Dude you putted all the states!
Laugh out loud

2New Jersey
New Jersey is actually one of the best states! Why you ask? 1) It is one of the richest states. 2) It has great public schools. 3) Beautiful, safe suburbs 4) Beautiful beaches 5) Being in the Greater New York City area it has great job potential and wonderful entertainment. There are also many beautiful lakes. In other words... New Jersey ROCKS!
New Jersey causes me hardcore anxiety and depression.
Every time it rains it floods a beach, stronger than the storm ya right there's a storm every other day and it just keeps on eating New Jersey up New Jersey SUCKS
[Newest]My grandparents live there and it is awesome because of six flags

Iowa sucks- tornado central
The entire state smells from all the farms kinda gross.

This state should be number 1 on this list. I moved here for a job after the military and have regretted it since the first day. Seems like 1 in 4 of my neighbors actually has a job.

Can't go anywhere without the gangland/prison mentality that infects this state like a cancer. I hope I can get out of this toilet of a state and go anywhere else. Let the garbage that lives here and loves their welfare state fall into the ocean for all I care.
This needs to be up more. California is nothing but a bunch of fat, beach loving pricks, and too many natural disasters. I lived there for a couple of years, and it was awful. I never want to go back there again.
Nothing but a bunch of liberals, hippies, and anti-Americans, for the most part. Can't wait for the big one, honestly. Living in Arizona just puts me way too close to this place...
[Newest]Nothing but retards, wannabe celebrities, pretty boys, dumb blondes, hippies, Mexican gangs, earthquakes, wildfires and welfare.. I'm waiting for this state to sink

Mississippi does not need to change their flag. Yes, racism is bad, but why can't we just put the past behind us? The majority of racism happened in the 1800s, and we are in the 2000s now! Why can't we just forget about that, instead of everyone labeling you "racist" for something that is nothing of the sort?


I moved here from up north and this has been the best place I have ever lived... Friendly people... Low taxes... Small school systems and cost of living is great. Lots of entertainment and site seeing in a short drive in any direction. Glad I made Mississippi my home.
Mississippi is the poorest state in the Country. And that is a fact.


6Rhode Island
Highest unemployment and everyone's miserable.
Rhode Island is tiny as hell.
Rhode island is so small that everyone says this place is full of bloney an

Should be higher on the list



The southern tradition is rich in Alabama. Men still open doors for women, the senior citizens are treated with respect,
The children are taught manners like:Yes Sir & No Sir. We have mountains, The Gulf with gorgeous beaches, lots of wooded preserved forrestery, plenty of fresh rivers, lakes and streams. You can usually choose land to build on or apartments. Our interstates can connect you to anyplace you want to go. WE HAVE 2 GREAT FOOTBALL
TEAMS, AUBURN UNIVERSITY & THE UNIVERSITY OF Alabama! We love our sports & are great supporters of our teams.
Alabama is The worst state in the southern United States
Alabama sucks it is poor boring stupid people here I will not ever live here again

The Contenders

11North Carolina


The Worst state! Known as HELLAWARE! The state troopers are very corrupt and incompetent. The Southern part of the state if filled with gay and polluted beaches, the central part of the state is smelly farms, copper thieves & redneck hillbillies. The northern part is rapid crime, nasty pollution/filthy air and nuclear plants. And did I mention nasty corrupt state troopers! STAY AWAY!

Texas is not what people think. It is not flat and dusty. It has some of the best cities in the US. A bunch of rednecks do not live here, if that's what people think! Laugh out loud people think they know everything. Texas is not only country it has many beautiful cities, like Dallas. Texas is one of the best states ever to live in because the weather is so nice and there are so many opportunities in this state.
Whats wrong with Texas? They supply more oil than most other states and have lots of pride
They think that they are Americas state but they are not, they are the worst state. To hot, flat and dusty. All the people are weird and rednecks and think they are the best.
[Newest]"Texas is dumb" -Patrick Star

Florida I'd say stink, stank, stunk. Florida stinks! And I'll show you,
Lots of storms,
Lots of people smoke,
Lots of its meager cities are shrinking Like...
Oh, by the way there NFL football teams stink, most of all the jaguars SUCK
People are rude.
It's like living in another country except even in other countries people speak English.


Why isn't it in the top 10? Its sucks! Too many people there are racist.

Really, I think Michigan gets a bad reputation from all of the bad stuff surrounding Detroit. But there are people that are trying to change this, and apart from that Michigan's really a beautiful and great state.
The only thing bad about this state is the crimes around Detroit
Michigan's really nice, but what makes it bad is Detroit and Flint.

This is one of the best states! This a very memorable place. Life is awesome here. What has it ever done to you?!

20New Hampshire
does anyone know this existed?


22South Carolina

Home of ketchup that's all I need to say
Home of ketchup philly cheese steak and the Pittsburg sandwich and we have the best park
Pittsburgh steelers suck because big ben likes to assault random chicks

I always liked living in Connecticut. People always complain that there isn't much to do there. Big deal, you're a few hours from NYC, Boston, and most everywhere else in New England is less than a day away.

25New York
Laugh out loud someone put Tennessee in twice, it is/was 34 & 44 on this list
This is where Tennessee should be...
Tennessee IS AWESOME!

We're the worst?!? Fine we'll take our dairy, tourism, beautiful scenery, varied landscape and countries biggest water park and leave, and as a parting gift we well leave Minnesota our frigid weather. JK but seriously want did Wisconsin do?
WHAT?! Wisconsin does NOT EVEN belong on this list. What about the dells? That's a good place to go to for a vacation! Whoever putt this on the list should go to jail.
We rock we let you come to our biggest water park in the world and this is your thanks

I'd rather move to California, New York Or Alaska.

Democrats have ruined Illinois and Chicago. High sales & property taxes, violent crimes, illegal immigrants, public schools are worse - children cannot read, unions are corrupt just like most of Illinois politicians (Dems & Republicans). Politician in Illinois only care about where there next buck is coming from for their pensions and health insurance, they could care less about the people. That's why America is on the decline, look where the president came from; another crooked democratic liberal that cares nothing about the US or hard working Americans not asking for handouts and welfare.
Whats wrong with illinios. Who doesn't love the smell of corruption and crime in the morning
Broke, bad education, recycleing issues, most jobs lost.

29North Dakota

30West Virginia
This whole place sucks. The people are nice but the poverty is unbearable and "education" is garbage. Just a disaster.

There are regular decent people in this state, but they let to many preppie hicks, white trash wannabee thugs. fake transplant gangsters, dirty bum hippies, tweakers, wierdos and hop heads mess it up. then those same ones will talk down on other states, like Oregon is without fault. the place in most part is like the outer limits or the twilight zone in its mentality. it would be good if they got rid of all the misfits but the weather would still be nasty and they have no pro football or baseball, not good, this should be in the top 5 for worst.
Great state should be 46


How is this in the top twenty? There is literally nothing of any importance whatsoever in Oklahoma. The most interesting fact about it is that it has an oil well in the state capitol.
Storms, Broke, Bad education


There are lots of tornadoes in Kansas
Kansas needs to get out of the 1950's

I absolutely love living in Tennessee, I've been to 40 state's and tenn. is the best.

How are Hawaii, New York, Alaska, and Washington State not at # 47-48-49-50?!?! I could see why New York and Alaska would be so high but Washington and Hawaii?!?! Those two are the best...


Welcome to Hawaii! Home of tsunamis, hurricanes, and storms!
-Hawaii Resident

Everybody in this state is an idiot.

More redneck than TN even though it's further north.



Indiana has to be the most boring place ever.. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO! I can't wait to leave this place.
YAY, were not the worst!

Did anyone forget this state? No one knows about this state because its so not popular except near D.C. so bad state traffic!
If it's the name Virginia so there are a lot of virgins in Virginia?


I hate this state high taxes and to many laws!

44South Dakota





Why is Ohio down here?
I live here.
It kinda sucks.

50New Mexico
Why in the world is New Mexico on this list? It's awesome!


Yeah Texas is good too

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