Top Ten Worst Cities In the United States

The Top Ten

1 Detroit, Michigan Detroit is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Located across from Windsor, Ontario, Canada on the Detroit River, Detroit had an estimated population of 672,662 in 2018.

I live right off Eight Mile, and have worked in Detroit as a delivery driver for a few years. I have never been robbed although there are hundreds and thousands of abandoned houses some blocks have one occupied house plenty of blocks have none. But being an outsider, you can drive through Detroit and have nothing to worry about. It's when you are in area's you do not belong when you are in danger, mainly engaging in illegal activities like drugs. Unfortunately there are a lot of innocent people who do get robbed and unfortunately murdered. So in closing Detroit is a rough run down City with limited police resources. The new mayor is trying to help bring it back but it is an uphill battle that is being lost. But Detroit has a stigma for being very bad and dangerous when in all actuality if you are not somewhere you shouldn't be like buying drugs or committing crimes and you are just minding your own business, 99.9% of the time, you will be just fine.

Super dangerous, tons of crime, and BANKRUPT. I live an hour away from Detroit. Most of the suburbs are nice, mainly Macomb and Oakland county (I have two houses, one in Rochester and one in Saint Clair Shores ) But anyways, Detroit sucks. By the way, if you're moving to the suburbs 5 minutes from Detroit, bring a gun... You're gonna need it...

Detriot is horrible because this cities is most crimes and dangerous even Some guy owns gun shop Everywhere but Gangs breaking cars,trucks,police cars and house! Violence! All robbery robbed banks, or murder! Even This place is abandoned or graffiti everywhere and lowest population! So go to Los Angeles or New York or Chicago! But never visit detroit!

Detroit can be extremely dangerous in some areas, however the suburbs are great and friendly and Downtown Detroit is stunning. I myself live in Oakland County, 45 minutes away from Detroit. I visit about once a month to Downtown, and I enjoy my time there. Yet, don't go too far in.

2 Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey

Terrible cruel people like to watch children and people suffer. So many there hurt and afraid, try to stay safe hiding in their homes but fail. Worst corruption and organized crime and terror working together behind a veil of the worst dirtiest jurisprudence in history, censorship and cruelty to any who won't keep quiet. Any who could expose put in grave danger, leave and don't come back is good advice. People only stay because they don't believe the system and many evil people could be that bad, only listen to lawyers after too late. Read up on the holocaust and see what communities caused it, to whom and why, more common than most think and so is the blowback.

This list really hates New Jersey. Can someone explain what's going on. I tried looking it up and it looks like there might be anti semitism and crime involved but most of the comments on here are so vague.

Many Englewood people suffer constant harassment, 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 multii-million dollar suits and charges against Englewood police and city. Bergen County known for Islamic and Libyan Terror with many ISIS and al-Qaeda arrests and FBI targeting Hackensack high schools to stop ISIS infiltration with videos, many school bomb threats with bomb threats also to Bergen County Court House Judges who have the worst reputation in the United States, even ordering 'forced injectible psychotropics' to parents trying to save their kids from criminal abduction and involuntary commitment to terrible centers such as Bergen Regional Medical Center, all reminiscent of history's worst including Edwin Ellenbogen the NJ State Eugenicist and original State Psychologist who was sentenced to life imprison for the sole responsibility of the murder ...more

Only devout racists and hateful radicals should move to Bergen County, in and around Englewood and the filthy County Capital Hackensack, unless you watching your loved ones being slowly eaten alive. Not much different in much of Central or North Jersey, across from the big cities are the worst.

3 Chicago, Illinois Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. Chicago is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. ...read more.

Particularly in the south and west. If either Englewood, Garfield Park or Grand Crossing were separate from Chicago, it would have the highest violent crime rates and highest murder rates of any other US city.

There is absolutely no reason to ever live to Chicago. Horrible weather, corrupt politicians, extremely high amount of crime, and an absurd amount of taxes are only a few reasons to leave. Chicago was also the only major metropolitan area to lose population. No one has any proposal to fund the pensions, and the state is completely bankrupt. Do yourself a favor and steer away from this hell hole. Many other great cities to visit and move to, and this one is pretty close to the bottom of the barrel.

There has never been an honest politician from Chicago. I visited there many times while in college and my friend paid off cops for traffic violations repeatedly. The last time he pleaded with the cop that all he had was a $100 bill and we wanted to go to breakfast and the cop actually gave him change back! How a 1st term senator from Chicago got elected president is beyond me. I thought everybody knew they were all corrupt. by the way isn't Hilary from Chicago? There you go. Murder capital of America! Great bars downtown though!

Opinionated One is correct. Once a fine city it is now a crime ridden cesspool. Sure the violence is concentrated in certain areas but I'm sure you can say that about most cities. Liberal administrations have destroyed the American cities from the awful education systems to deteriorating infrastructure. And mayor Rahm Emanuel is a Obama mouth piece with a blind eye to all the violence.

4 Camden, New Jersey

Who says it's just oppressed Camden. Don't think Democratic Fascist/Communist New Jersey and police have been keeping it that way for decades along with Newark - they say so in wealthy parts of Cherry Hill, doubt Princeton much better. And Islamic Patterson? Try the rest of Camden County and even worse Bergen County for the real terror and organized crime and corrupt friends. Don't forget where the 9/11 terrorists came from or Cherry Hill Fort Dix Terrorist. The 9/11 pilots leisurely drove into NYC after spending a nice summer in North Jersey. The WTC bombers leisurely flew back from Jersey City after a week or so, must have been bored. Camden is too poor for them to live and they use them anyway, apparently target practice and maybe arms and drug sales and the best medical practice for all those young doctors to learn - on gunshot wounds - little Hitlers, just ask. Experimental drugs need someone to practice on especially kids. Doctor's from the South Side of Chicago are pretty clear ...more

First of all, this should be 2nd (above Chicago, NYC, and Anchorage). The crime rate is TERRIBLE. Chicago and NYC are good, and Anchorage is very good so I don't know why it's there.

Camden is a terrible place, talk about ghetto. How is the beautiful safe city of NYC above this crime cesspool.

Even leaving the crime rate (which is considerable) out of the question, have you seen it? It's hideous!

5 Trenton, New Jersey

Child Trafficking Capital of the World with NJ DCF and DCPP violently abducting 8,000 children every year for $1.7 Billion and handing to the worst low quality families on record, usually from down under and try to take the kids there, bunched into 6 in a small lice and rotten food ridden nightmare to be beaten and starved until sold in another country or 18 and thrown out on the street to join the worst human and sex trafficking industry in the world. Parens Patriae is from the Dark Ages and sells and traffics children while stealing from the social security fund through SSACT Title IV resulting in 'legal kidnapping' and crimes against humanity against the children and families of New Jersey. Crhistie did it, Murphy does it, we have to act to bring it to an end. Shared Parenting and stopping Clinton's ASFA and New Jersey getting all that money for trafficking children - Vote them Out! Learn by searching for 'Corrupt Business of Child Protective Services' by Senator Nancy Schaefer ...more

Trenton has one of the most poor, uneducated and crime-ridden demographics in the United States. All the Cities in New Jersey are bad Except Cherry Hill? They're all bad. Cherry Hill is full of terrorists (Fort Dix Terrorists), terror-causing groups (JDL types), hate groups, reverse hate groups, violent schools and dangerous people all hiding under the New Jersey concealment and censorship of a scared silent media (Menendez parents and Reisenbach Nightmare on Jane/Grenwich Street Murders).

Trenton is the capital of the worst most corrupt state in America. How bad can it be? The absolute worst of the worst.

All the cities (except for Cherry Hill) are the worst because it's New Jersey! It sucks in New Jersey and also in New York.

6 Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland is the most miserable city to live in, after Detroit for obvious reasons. The weather is ridiculous, the sports are awful, the police are almost as bad as the rampant crime, the city is filled with homeless because the economy here has not recovered, which is also why there's so many boarded up businesses and homes. The only saving grace is it's cheap (comparatively) because no one wants to live in the mistake on the lake.

Homeless, street gangs, crack cocaine, boarded up homes and closed factories dominate both Cleveland and East Cleveland.

At least we're not as rude or terrible as Boston or New York City!

Should be number 2. After Detroit obviously.

7 Hackensack, New Jersey

Worst criminal corruption in US cause most terror in the US and world today. Hackensack filthy capital of terrorists and corruption working together in one building City Hall/Courthouse devolving from there. Prosecutor, sheriff, police and officials (State, County and Local) worst abusive criminals in US and cause or center of most Islamic, Libyan, Neo-Nazi terror in US and NYC and 9/11 attacks and more recent. Chief of Detectives Sherman shot wife in head with police gun claimed suicide, then committed as arraigned, more recent head shooting 'terror' related. First principal to keep quiet about crime and corruption and evil people or all turn against and follow to destroy starting when very young. Worst corrupt influence on incompetent politicians causing the terror in the world today from Bergen County's evil and hateful people, you know who they are, read the lead CIA agent who spent 10 years following bin-Laden explain who is the cause - now and has been from the worst parts of ...more

Horrific Hackensack Chief judge for the County recently ruled 'behavioral modification' with drugging of innocent healthy children in schools is 'standard' and stated parents complaining must be delusional and unstable. Parents of girls who are intelliigent, have great self-control and maturity and even considered 'sweet' are complaining their children have been involuntary subjected to these 'treatments' and are aftraid of schools with children reporting (corrupt) DYFS and police presence in schools watching children. Many kids taken and placed with 'foster parents' known to be starved and beaten/bruised with complaints going unanswered or children then victimized with many parents 'terrified' after talking to DCPP case workers or school authorities including the best medical professionals leaving the country after extreme abusive contact. Others bringing suit.

Bergen Regional Medical Center where the worst DCF/DCPP/DYFS (failed federal oversight since 1999) take State abducted children to permanently involuntarily institutionalize, drug, abuse and medically torture (like Justina Pelletier) recently changed their name to the New Bridge Medical Center to hide their horrific past once they became known terorrizing and torturing Bergen County New Jersey children and parents. Beware the New Jersey Family Division Judges now under federal civil rights complaints and charges for horrific terror to children.

Hackensack, capital of Bergen County New Jersey. Worst hellish nightmare. Court (Judge and sociopathic DCPP henchmen among others) orders forced injected psychotropics to anyone they victimize or want to keep quiet about severe corruption, malfeasance and abuse and orders forced non-consensual commitment to the worst involuntary medical centers in history to children (including Bergen Regional Medical Center) to permanent harm with dangerous experimental psychotropics and overdosing until they can't speak and suffer nightmarish horrors.

Stay away and keep your children and families safe from these monsters until better federal oversight becomes available, already have federal oversight as the worst in US but has failed to protect the people and children of Bergen County from their literal Hell. Suicide and terror common to those whom they commit crimes against and try to keep quiet about their corruption, terror and worst racism/apartheid crimes against humanity. New Jersey ...more

8 Flint, Michigan

Another city ruined by Democrats, just like Detroit. It is a violent crime infested ghetto run by a corrupt Democrat Council.

Stop it with the 'democrat ruined city' thing! I'm sure that they're just as bad cities that are republican majority! jeez!

The water crisis makes it less safe than the south side of Chicago

The crime and the drinking water crisis proves this city sucks.

9 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, WUSSYfornia. People from LA and all of California (a.K.A. WUSSYfornia) are wusses hence the name WUSSYfornia. All they do is elect commies into office, make sexual music videos and other stuff that only a WUSSYfornian would do. Note there are some Californians that are not wusses but a lot are so that is why I wrote it. NO OFFENSE TO ANYONE.

The city (not the county as a whole) is disgusting. Gangs and drugs, as well as a lot of bums, as well as half of the city being made up of gettos.Not the worst city in the US but this is still an awful city.

Number 22? Comen on, it should be higher, it should be at least in the top 5, an ugly city, racist and very hostile, you take it Hollywood awy and it's like Salt Lake City.

Beautiful women. Best beaches in US. Warm, no snow or hurricanes. Making waves in job market with high pay. +++

No job opportunity (unless you like working at disney world) No time because of work (or lack thereof) for the beach. Women are not beautiful, they are average. High crime rate as well. AND THE TRAFFIC.

10 Baltimore, Maryland

Maryland DHS/CPS "Child Predatory Services" steal children from parents and grandparents who cry every night for their cruelly abused and tortured children the State of Maryland Corrupting Federal ASFA/Title IV D and E funding for $Billions to destroy the people and children and entire family lines of Maryland among the worst in the US. Demand it come to an end! This is near our Nation's Capital and the largest concealed Organized Crime and Criminal Enterprises violating Constitutional Rights Must Come To An End.

I live in Baltimore. I live in one of its best neighborhoods (which, at that, is STILL not good compared to an average American neighborhood. It is called Frankford.) The city overall is a leftist progressive mess. Ever since the Vietnam War started in 1964, in which blue collar industries started sending their jobs to Mexico and Canada for cheaper labor, it literally left many Baltimoreans on the street, broke and without jobs, most of them Blacks, and it allowed our U.S government (FBI, mainly) to supply the newly poverted neighborhoods with drugs so that the Black communties can tear each other apart and destroy themselves. The 1968 Baltimore Riots also contributed... as vacancies expanded, and bad neighborhoods became even worse. It has barely seen improvement since then, as Baltimore needs blue collar jobs to rid of its own poverty. Welfare and minimum wage won't fix Baltimoreans lives. Maybe a conservative mayor would help, as they have deep experience in such blue collar ...more

Baltimore is a beautiful city of course it has dangerous parts but every city has dangerous areas. Maryland is an amazing state.

If you live on the East side you MIGHT survive but the town is so dangerous you probably wouldn't want to live there at all.

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11 Newark, New Jersey

Center of corruption, organized crime and terror in Northern New Jersey. With the FBI in flux or out of the picture there is nothing to stop the corruption. Hub and spoke model spreads crime and terror from Newark including malfeasant attorney generals, DYFS child abductions and apartheid schools, racketeering, extortion, human sex and child trafficking and murder. So corrupt they don't travel the thrid circuit courts to keep the people from catching up to them, these criminals travel direct from Newark to the County courthouses and state sponsored syndicates and corruption bringing only dread from the cultuire of corruption so deep none dare to stand up to them. Only worse could be the capital of corruption Trenton with nefarious and unconstitutional Governor Christopher Christie and worse Attorney General Christopher Porrino bringing atrocity and the greatest nightmare and decompensation to the vulnerable and victimized people of New Jersey.

I was there with several people whose company I enjoyed and a Brazillain and Mexican and while they pretended to be nice in that 'in' area I would be afraid to walk 1 block along at night, I had a very uneasy feeling like something bad was going to happen to the nice guy wishing good will towards all - like right idea wrong place.

Had the misfortune to be stranded at Newark airport, years ago, had to run a gauntlet of rude and unhelpful staff until I could get a return flight home & all I can say is that if the airport is anything like Newark, itself, then I will be glad to never see it again in this Life or the next!

Highest crime rate, slummy, dangerous, ranked one of the worst 5 cities in the United States. Organized crime central in New Jersey including the 5 families.

12 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor ...read more.

Filthadelphia homes the Third Circuit Court of Appeals for NJ, PA, DE and VI which is one below SCOTUS the Supreme Court of the United States. They are the reason the people, children and families of the State of New Jersey and Delaware are treated so badly. Further all corporate civil actions and liable which are lawsuits including Title 18 Section '1983 Lawsuits' over Civil and Human Rights are Appealed to the 3rd Circuit which is the reason people are hurt by corporations who according to the Delaware Corporate Registration Pages are the 'Tiffany of Incorporations'.

There is a lot of history here. And that's it. It's been all downhill for the last 40-50 years. Corrupt city govt has caused the mass exodus of industry to the suburbs (see Valley Forge, KOP). Brotherly love is non-existent in the city of brotherly love. You are more likely to be kicked in the liver than be loved.

The city of Philadelphia has gone to the dogs now. It is absolutely terrible. However, city officials make sure they take any 'important' visitors to Center City and its' surrounding area. Why don't they let them see the whole city and what a mess it is in? WHEN ARE THEY GOING TO GET RID OF MAYOR KENNEY?

And they call this the "City of Brotherly Love", but that name is so laughable when you look at all the crime. People get murdered every day here.

13 New York City, New York The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

I lived here for a long time and so glad I moved down south to Florida. New York sucks and is highly overrated. All the people there hate each other, no one has manners, and all the buildings look the same now because these Hipsters bought and knocked down the unique and detailed buildings that were once there, then turned them into generic looking high rise condo garbage. Not to mention it's full of trash, there are homeless people everywhere (regardless whether they are good or bad people), the rents are ridiculous, and everything is unaffordable. Also, there's Police involved shootings here constantly and everyone who runs this city is a greedy politician who only cares about money and attention to themselves. Absolutely terrible place to live. I really hate this city and so glad I left.

Look, New York City. You go to your local train station and enter Grand Central. You will go out through the doors and there it is! New York City! The place where you see these people walk around. Guys with NO shirts, women with crazy dresses in their bags, and people walking around in theses creepy costumes (like a Shrek costume) taking selfiess to little kids. You also see on some certain parts, there are shady places where buildings are dirty, and people never come in them or Come OUT. I heard LOTS of shows take place in NYC. Well, it has too much buildings and no place for a person to live, except really EXPENSIVE hotels. Make it take place in a state that MATTERS! Like Connecticut. NYC just sucks in ALL of the attention. Then, who needs Hollywood?! You also see a lot of men with zits walking around wearing jackets. And that is where the 911 event happened.
So there it is, the one and only New York City! Never go there.

None of this is true. Don't mess with NYC, I'm from there and have visited countless times. Never once did I see any gangs or graffiti or endless amounts of trash (maybe I haven't gone to the 'bad areas, but I know there are good areas because I've been through them). Central Park is beautiful, there is tons to do in NYC, Coney Island is a blast...what more can I say, NYC is the best city ever!

NYC has NO gangs residing in it, and it's verg safe (especially for its size), unlike other major cities such as Detroit, Miami, New Orleans, Cleveland, southern LA, and southern Chicago. It's also beautiful, and has a sport like no other. Anyone who says there is graffiti, too much filth, pollution, etc. is blind and/or wants to make NYC look bad...when in reality, anyone who has actually been there knows these stereotypes are untrue.

14 Gary, Indiana

If the creepy abandoned buildings don't turn you away, the smell will.

Hole of the states

It's creepy there.

15 St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis is an independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois.

Camden in Camden County, New Jersey had the highest murder rate in history well above St. Louis until the entire police force was fired and replaced immediately resulting in the murder rate falling by 2/3, learn. The New Jersey State police corruption in Bergen County used firing all police in Camden just prior to threaten people in Bergen County saying their family would be attacked and killed in Cherry Hill in Camden County to make them to afraid to say anything about police corruption and a literal violent New Jersey Police State. Still unresolved but human and constitutional rights groups are fighting for change. Anti-Semitic attacks primarily in New Jersey and New York where 6 million live are an example of the explicit State terror as made clear and in the open in the worst cities including Englewood and surrounding (local/county/state) police enforced double hyper-segregated communities led by Hackensack the Bergen County Capital. Bergen County has a history as the worst county ...more

The "deeper" downtown area of St. Louis is dangerous. When coming from a Cardinals game, I could see people digging through trash, walking weirdly as if they were drunk (which they probably most likely were), etc. Downtown St. Louis, in this area particularly, is definitely not safe. Plus the creepy, run down buildings add on to the setting of St. Louis. Makes me shiver every time I have to pass them.

I've lived in St Louis for all my life. And believe me, there's a lot of stuff to do, and there's nice storms, but I HATE STL

Definitely not a safe place to live. Should be higher on this list.

16 Oakland, California Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in ...read more.

The corridor between Oakland and Richmond has some of the worst cases of rapists, poverty, and psychotically extreme politics in the whole country.

I hate that Oakland gets so many sports teams. Can't they just take a boat to San Francisco.

Lol how is this place a city in the united states

Oakland is nice in some parts. SOME.

17 Miami, Florida Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida. Miami is the seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida.

I live in Florida, and love it. However, I have been to Miami, and, on the outside, it looks impressive, but on the inside, its crowded, noisy, and full of crooks. Someone put a boot on my dads car, and he had to pay 90$ to get it off! The person who put it on said we were there for hours and left the plaza. What a liar. We just stopped for a bite to eat! I just wish the place had less thrives and was cleaner...

Overrun by Cubans who can't speak English and hate and deride Americans. WithTrump now they think most people who aren't from Mexico or Cuba should be in jail. My family that lives in Miami hate it there and say better not to visit due to the hostile environment - not a good place to retire. Airport is in a bad area use alternatives.

Well I don't see you guys complaining about the heat in California. Is it just because you guys are too stubborn to admit? By the way, no hate intended. ANd no hate back please

Too hot and humid. It's like living in a steam room most of the year. It can even be 90 degrees during December!

First off, air conditioning exists. Its not like we die from heat. You get used to the climate quicker than you think, and also, it rarely gets up to 90 in wintertime, at least where I live! Besides, if you complain about Florida, go to death valley. Florida's like a tundra compared to that place.

18 El Paso, Texas

El Paso is one of the safest places in the US, but it is across the river from one of the most dangerous places in the world. The biggest threat here is some one who thinks that being rude makes them a big man!

Why is this in the list?! It's my hometown, it's safer than any large city in the country, and the hellhole known as Juarez doesn't affect us. EL PASO RULES!

I hate this city I live here. I want to go elsewhere but here for vacation. No good cars, no fun areas, no nice people

El Paso, TX is low crime compared to other major big cities! Should not be on this list, many other far worse places come to mind...

19 Jackson, Mississippi

So racist and stupid. I live here and its hell. I want to leave and go live in California. nothing to do.

Wow, A city named after a racist president in the most racist state.

Basically a racist version of Detroit

A lot of crime and bad roads. so much ghetto around the city

20 Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2017 population of 486,290, it is also the 38th most-populous city in the United States.

Super Stupid - 420,000 Population, 800,000,000 Million Stingy Bugs. The Distance Between Birmingham & Atlanta was 146 Miles. How Short is that? Pretty Damn Short, Midwest & Central Canada are better than Atlanta.

Weird people there, always being hit up for money, many criminals! Watch yourself, I had strangers trying to move in with me. Definitely a Moocher place!

What this is so awesome. The Georgia Aquarium and World of Coke I live here and bro it's awesome.

Atlanta should be in the top 10! This place has drugs all over

21 San Diego, California

Unfortunately, I was born here and lived here until I was three years old. I then moved elsewhere and it is not too much better, but at least not as OVERRATED as this place. Like on T.V., this place is painted as a surfing beach paradise, but in real life it's a nightmare. Some neighborhoods have extremely high crime rates and violence. The people are shallow, immature, and mean-spirited. There are no indications that you are near military property, like this has to be the only city in the world where military bases are not secured and have barriers. Like I saw at least 3 military bases unmanned, it would be ridiculous if a tourist was arrested for trespassing not knowing this backwards city didn't have military bases with barriers. Also, the cost of living is ridiculous. The only nice houses are in the north county and north side of the city (La Jolla, Caramel Valley), everything else is under-sized, no A/C, and extremely overpriced. Dog owners are douchebags here too and let their ...more

San Diego sucks. Boooring and weird. From dislike to hate for anyone from outside. Make the mistake of thinking San Diego is the great and fun Southern California? Wrong. Nothing to do except drive north to Los Angeles. And get cheap bad drugs by driving to Tijuana in your low end 'TJ' car since it will get stripped. Some crap companies to watch out for with vicious and dangerous people, not the place to go for a new job since that would a big bad mistake. Try Silicon Valley or LA or San Francisco, maybe.

YES, it horrible here!

It never gets too cold, it never gets too hot, it almost never rains.

Dozens of beautiful beaches on the west side, nicely wooded mountains on the east side, awe-inspiring desert on the south side.

Whatever you do, DO NOT move here!

Here's the problems: too sunny for me, pointless beaches that lure you in, pointless mountains, pointless deserts without water, too neutral, boring weather, and people that leave the toilet seat up.

22 San Bernardino, California

Home of terror. High schools force students to write the Holocaust was faked. Open terrorist not only sat on anti-terror committee but was food inspector for San Bernardino public schools. San Bernardino Police have many charges and convictions for severe televised abuse to people before the terror attack and also run the prison with $1 Billion dollars in lawsuits by federal government against them for severe torture to inmates in the prison the Sheriff's Office and police run which has been rated the worst and most dangerous in the US including to people put in for minor victimless infractions.. Gangs roam free and people need to watch out for those also.

San Bernardino has had one of the worst reputations for being a dangerous place to avoid for decades.

The holocaust denial thing was in Rialto, and there was nothing wrong with it. It was just a critical thinking assignment.

A lot of tiny flies in san bernardino or a lot of crimes

23 Anchorage, Alaska

Seriously. Anchorage is a great place man. What has the lower 49 come to with the stereotypes that we have frigid weather all year. Summers in Anchorage have an average high of 76 degrees, and the winter temperatures are only a frigid -13 degrees, which is higher than Minneapolis! Anchorage also has tons of animal conservation centers, and the Alaska zoo, and tons of places to view moose and their babies! I also reccomend the Great North Brewing Company Valley of the Moon Park, and Bear Tooth Theatres. And if that's not enough, you can view the midnight sun. That's right, during the months of June and July, the sun never sets!

True that it can be chilly, at times, but that's what jackets were invented for.
What kind of an idiot said there is not much to do here?
Spectacular hiking, sightseeing, photography, fishing, hunting, kayaking, boating, sailing, bicycling, camping, backpacking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, gold panning, anthropology, ice climbing, cross-country skiing, botany, dirt-bike riding, astronomy, geology, and just plain exploring the most amazing natural landscape on the planet.
If all you want to do is sit on your butt playing video games, what difference does it make where you are?

Why is Anchorage on this list? I live here and I love it here! The thing that disappoints me is when people always say that it is so cold. I know it can be cold here, but that's only for about five months in the winter. In the winter it snows A LOT, but this year for 2014, it still hasn't snowed yet (It's late November, and it usually starts snowing in early October! ). But for Spring, Summer, and Autumn, it is so beautiful. The grass turns bright green, the forests are the greenest ever, it it reaches up to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, and that's pretty hot for an average temperature in this location (Fairbanks, which is also on this list, reaches up to 100 degrees! No lie there). Anchorage is no boring at all, we have two zoos, and our own local indoor waterpark, which I heard is one of the biggest indoor waterparks! We have malls just like in other states, we have fast food, restaurants, stores (like Costco and Walmart), we even have our own special supermarket: Fred Meyer!
Anchorage ...more

Why is this on the list? I'm sure none of you have any experience of living here. I am currently typing here, in Anchorage. It does not snow the whole year, only for about 4 or 5 months of winter. It is not boring here, There might not be everything like Sonic or Chipotle, or whatever, but we do have supermarkets, stores, restraunts like any other city/state. It is still perfectly survivable here.

But, some of you might of found out that Anchorage has a HIGH rape crime rate. There is no one I know here who has be assaulted, hurt, or robbed, (or raped/sexually abused) There is some areas to stay away from here, but that's it.

This city is well cleaned, warm in the summers for swimming in lakes and hiking, and cold in the winter for ice skating and skiing. Anchorage also has an amazing view of mountains, because it lays at the base of a mountain range.

So if you were to live in New York City (currently #3) pr the beautiful, Anchorage (currently, and not supposed to ...more

24 Dora, Alabama

You shouldn’t visit a city with the same name as a lame cartoon character

Do-do-do-do Dora

25 Compton, California

How is this so low? Compton is basically synonymous with bad city in the media. So many rappers talk about the struggle of being from here. Like even if they have Compton pride they're still up front about how rough this place is to live.

This should be near the top. An awful place that people try to avoid. Crime, gangs, drugs, guns.

Terrible place I had my brother get mugged and now owns two knives

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