Most Ghetto Cities In the U.S.

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The Top Ten

1 Detroit MI

Its sad really. This comes from the lack of jobs that Detroit used to be VERY famous for... Cars and motors ( Assembly lines of Fords and processing of motors). This used to be one of the most prosperous cities but as time went on jobs were hard to hold on to because of racial problems, and many that even had money moved to the suburbs. Ghettos like this had not much support from the government anymore and sadly the citizens did not have the money t survive which there are many homeless and buildings not in tact.

I lived in Detroit for a while, and hated it. Rampant crime, poverty, drugs, gangs, filth, etc. As another person mentioned, the schools here are in a crisis. The water is dirty. There are no families here. It may be a major city, but there is really not a lot to do. Avoid Detroit at all costs. I left there running and screaming and never looked back.

Drugs. Gangs. Everything needs a fresh coat of paint. Poverty. Crime. The horrible schools (look up Detroit public school crisis). Dirty water. Who in their right mind would live here or visit here?

Stinks here, people are filthy. This town is disgusting.

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2 Camden NJ

I lived here for a few months. The school system is absolutely awful. There are thousands of gangs residing here, and the crime is horrible. The town is covered in filth, and everything is run down. There are no sane people residing here. No families. I had a bullet through the wall, and left this hell hole right after that.

Everything is crumbling and needs a fresh coat of paint. Drugs. Crime. Ghetto.

this place has the highest crime rate in america - Phuffu

Can't step outside without seeing and family with a single mother on the streets, not even because they don't have the money to buy a house, but because there is no where to live. the city is a trash dump, wasteland, and a complete $4! + hole

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3 New Orleans LA

Yo I was born on the north side of the lake but all I can say is that this place is in the dirty ass south and way more ghetto than Detroit, plus we got Lil Wayne and dj khaled yo plus Louisiana got the highest crime rate, casinos and strippers everywhere as well as drugs. Yep, this place is the most ghetto

New Orleans is full of crime, strippers, drunks, gangs, rednecks, drugs, and filth. I don't see why it's so popular. It was a horrible vacation.

Gangs. Rednecks. Everything needs a a fresh coat of paint. Drugs. Strippers. New Orleans is so overrated.

It’s wicked in that city! Chopper city

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4 Compton CA

Worst place to live in the US is Compton, for sure. The gangs rule the town, and there is minuscule police presence. The town is full of filth, and abandoned businesses. As another person mentioned, I wouldn't eat in Compton. The crime rate is sky high, and nowhere is safe. No families, and drugs, sex, and violence galore.

I watched a documentary about the gangs in Compton, Watts, and South Central and for some reason the local children are always referred to as "Lil' Homies." - NicholasYellow

Live near it probably as bad as east Los Angeles

GHETTO

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5 Chicago IL

Ghetto! It's an embarrassment to be from this place! 762 murders! Every politician in this city is a Democrat and 90% of the population here is brainwashed by the liberal politicians and media in this city, which is why it won't get any better. The Democrats and liberals will act like they want this city to be better, but all what they care about is someone saying a racist comment or the few police shootings, instead of being more focused on the real issue of 99% of shootings being gang-related, and only a quarter of the homicides in this city are solved. That is the real problem with crime in Chicago, and these soft ass liberals are too weak to face the real problem which is why there has been a 57% increase in homicides in the city of Chicago in 2016 alone! This is why I will be moving to Mobile, Alabama when I get a little older since they manage to keep the annual amount of homicides there under 30.

My best friend got shot when we were shopping...

That was me and you don't no how it feels to grow up hard

Had to leave because it was so god damn ghetto.

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6 Atlanta GA

Hard to understand a word anyone says. Have some nice areas but man when you hit the west side, pure country ghetto, and the gold teeth business is in competition with New Orleans and Baltimore. Pure mess.

Once you get out the city its nothing but hoods and projects

Not a pretty place to live. Trust me.

Ghetto dance moves are invented here. Dab, nae nae, etc.

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7 Brooklyn NY

Brooklyn is both amazing and astronomically priced. Just try to rent in DUMBO. Half this country would kill to live here.

Brooklyn is its own city.

Brooklyn hasn't been ghetto for like 30 years. Its super gentrified these days.

Brooklyn is a borough

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8 Gary IN

Gary is super ugly. Almost everyone I know from here is super ghetto and even though they graduated from high school they are ignorant. Almost all the homes here are infested with roaches and rats. There are drugs easily found everywhere and youll be surrounded by murders being commited. There is low police supervision. Gary is depressive to live in and it will make you depressed to pass by it.

Bad

9 Baltimore MD

On the news every night. Colored folks riot, burn parked cars, loot businesses, disrespect the law and refuse to obey police instructions - resulting in deaths. Unbelievable.

Wayne. (overseas visitor)

Men have gold teeth, and women's hair looks like a picture of Kool-Aid.

This city is a blue collar failure. There are third world cities that are statistically safer than this trash city.

We are gay and people definitely wanted to kill us while we were walking down the street

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10 Miami FL

I live In Miami once you leave south beach and cross that bridge it's a whole different world. Also the further south you go from south Miami the worse it gets

Full of ghetto druggies and crime and gangs. I don't know who would want to live here.

Live here but I don't live the ghetto but I heard its ghetto in some areas

REDNECKS! CRIME! GANGS! DRUGS! TRASH! DRUNKS! AVOID MIAMI LIKE THE PLAGUE!

The Contenders

11 St. Louis MO St. Louis MO

North & East St. Louis City say it all. Vacant buildings everywhere. And the murders. The disrespect. The crime. The racist police. If your black & you go to St. Louis county or South st lohis city. It's like police kkk against every black person. & it's so hot & humid in the summer!

It's ragged, weather sucks, and it's just a hell hole.

There's civil rights riots, rednecks, crack housed and just phsyco all around

Murder central. Ebonics galore. The pizza sucks. Avoid this place like the plague.

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12 Memphis, TN

Ghetto as hell

4th most segregated. You either get a racist rich white person, or a racist extremely uneducated white trash/black ghetto.

13 Flint MI

Ghetto. Can't even drink their own tap water.

The city is ghetto ( no clean water) not the people

Very scary place.

14 Newark NJ
15 Milwaukee, WI

Too many people just do not care and the dumb white people from the suburbs think it is funny to drive down some sketchy streets for fun. They are too ignorant and make it worse.

Children under 18 get killed on a daily basis

Most are innocent of the crime...

16 San Bernardino, CA

Have u ever heard anyome say there going on vacation to San Bernardino? Nope what is there too see? Super ghetto schools and people suck!

It's sad really, San Bernardino used to be a nice place.

Don't be a puszy the deserts awesome

True ghetto!

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17 South Los Angeles CA

Where 50% of gangs in the us started

Needs to be higher blood

I'm ghetto-fabulaus

18 Oakland CA

People try to beat you up its awful

How is this not even on the list?

Gunshots every day

Stay away from the.eastside of Oakland besides that is a godd place to smoke weed

19 Buffalo NY
20 Houston TX

The crime rate is through the roof and there is ALWAYS a story of a shooting in the papers there

Nasty 5th warders

Tons of homeless, cush corner, always a shooting, car jacking or home invasion being reported. Dirty city lots of gang activity.

Not that bad actually(if your a member of the bloodz) I'm a crip

21 Philadelphia PA

This city has a lot of killers and gangs and fights and bad education

Heroin city

I from veré

22 Shreveport LA

Ghetto kids riding on the handicapped scooters in the Wal Mart harassing everyone in line and security doesn't even care. Guy punches his girlfriend like 10 times in front of my hotel and calmly just gets out of the car and starts walking down the street. That was just in the 1 day I stayed there during a stop through on vacation.

Shreveport in some places are as nice as anywhere else

Down town needs some help bad

Shreveport sucks

23 Washington D.C.

I was born in D.C. where this used to be called "Chocolate City" because of the large Black population in D.C., many are very educated with good jobs, while others struggle to survive and live in housing projects that are well kept. This is a very political town, the government is at your finger tips, and there are lots of community benefits to assist you. D.C. is like any other urban city that is being invaded by outsiders seeking to Gentrify our Black community.

People forget where the most Afro-Americans live

24 Pittsburgh PA
25 Tulsa, OK
26 Charlotte, NC

Super ghetto

I've seen 3 people get shot on Tryon and everybodes over here are very intimidating and don't go to west or nor charlotte it's like going to your final destination my friend got robbed in norfside and shot at and they got Hella gangs

27 Boston MA

dangerous

Killers

28 Pomona CA
29 Kansas City MO

It all starts in the middle

30 Ogden UT

This place is really ghetto, and I get jumped every time I go outside. I've just heard that though, never experienced it myself.

31 Stockton CA

Look 1101 S Oro Street on google street view

32 Tampa FL

If you go out the downtown. You'll found a ghetto neighborhood. However, if you head out to rural area away from Tampa, it's not ghetto. Tampa was a great city but northern would turn this into like New York City. - InfernoTopTenners

Nice place but Ybor City is very ghetto.

33 Birmingham Alabama
34 Loveland OH

Don't let the name fool you, located in inner city cincinnati

35 Nashville, TN

North Nashville

Moved to Nashville 6 months back in June 2017

Nursing home maintenance girls getting jobs in Nursing homes after acquiring GED's

Begin as CNA or as Nashville calls CNT

Have no business in this field

Attitudes poor inappropriate non professional communication poor disposition

Bethany
Nolensville and Old Hickory

36 Yonkers, NY

People act like animals here. Very run down. Horrible schools. Stabbings happen all the time.

Ghetto as hell

37 Midwest City, OK

This city is high in crime

38 San Antonio TX

It is very broken down and dangerous

I live in San Antonio all my life. Not really ghetto,downtown is one of the safest cities to walk. Crime just like other cities, hardly any gang problems. cops everywhere

39 Austin, TX

More ghetto than you would think

40 Virginia Beach, VA
41 Minneapolis, MN

This city made it's name by being called "murderapolice" that name came in the 90's when the homicide rate was at its highest.

ghetto ash

42 Santa Ana, CA
43 Montgomery, AL

Welcome to the Gump

Boi dis place if full of uneducated people

44 Jackson, MS
45 San Francisco CA

This city is horrible. Most ghetto place I’ve ever gone.

46 East Los Angeles CA

Place is the OG Projects. Stay away. Should be top 10

47 New Haven CT

Ghetto! Stay away from the jungle!

48 Schenectady NY

This the hood for real

49 Erie, PA

I live here and there are tons of shootings here. Just go into the northern east side and you will think this should be too 10

50 Rome, NY
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