Most miserable cities in the U.S. ranked

1. Gary, Indiana

2. Port Arthur, Texas

3. Detroit

4. Passaic, New Jersey

5. Newark, New Jersey

6. Pine Bluff, Arkansas

7. Flint, Michigan

8. Camden, New Jersey

9. Warren, Ohio

10. Huntington Park, California

11. New Brunswick, New Jersey

12. Brownsville, Texas

13. Hialeah, Florida

14. Bell Gardens, California

15. Union City, New Jersey

 

New Jersey with 5 of the worst 15. Way to go! 

 

 

We've identified the 50 most miserable cities in the US, using census data from 1,000 cities, taking into consideration population change (because if people are leaving it's usually for a good reason), the percentage of people working, median household incomes, the percentage of people without healthcare, median commute times, and the number of people living in poverty. (See the data and how we weighted it here.)

Often, these cities have been devastated by natural disasters. They've had to deal with blight and with high crime rates. Economies have struggled after industry has collapsed. These cities also tend to have high rates of addiction.

The state with the most miserable cities was California, with 10 in the top 50. New Jersey was second, with nine, and Florida had six.

 

https://www.businessinsider.com/most-miserable-cities-in-the-united-states-based-on-data-2019-9

 

Probably good prices for houses in Gary!

Impossible!

These are very diverse cities!!!

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2 cities from my state. Detroit and Flint. No surprise there 

It's sad how so many people in America live.  

Pokanghoya - Probably good prices for houses in Gary!

I live in the next town over. I wouldn't pay a penny for a house in Gary.

Sogflop - 
Pokanghoya - Probably good prices for houses in Gary!

I live in the next town over. I wouldn't pay a penny for a house in Gary.




Only 15k. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2326-Rhode-Island-St-Gary-IN-46407/73343969_zpid/

cruedi -

It's sad how so many people in America live.  

It is.

It's also enfuriating that there were several decades where the industries that kept these places alive were dismantled and the jobs were sent overseas.

Of course, all with the promise that free trade would result in a net positive.

Combine that with undermining low skilled workers who lost their jobs in this manner with high illegal immigration, lowering wages/taking jobs that might be left for them.

It's a recipe for success, right?

White people be miserable yo! 

Vegito Blue -

2 cities from my state. Detroit and Flint. No surprise there 

Is Flint's water still like mud coming out of the faucet?

DaveFu -

White people be miserable yo! 

Look up the demographics of these places.

Diversity is our strength? lol

Liberal policies run amuck. Pay attention.

DaveFu -

White people be miserable yo! 

You would be too if you was eatin' Mom's spaghetti.

Let me just google who runs these places.

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I didn't think there was anywhere worse than pine bluff.

That list seems pretty racist.

eubie5 -
Vegito Blue -

2 cities from my state. Detroit and Flint. No surprise there 

Is Flint's water still like mud coming out of the faucet?


Sadly yes 

snookerbank -

Liberal policies run amuck. Pay attention.

Indiana has long been considered to be a Republican stronghold and is rated R+7 on the Cook Partisan Voting Index. The current governor of Indiana is Republican Eric Holcomb, and Republicans hold supermajorities in both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly.

 

If you recall Mike Pence ran that state for a bit as well.

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cheech -
snookerbank -

Liberal policies run amuck. Pay attention.

Indiana has long been considered to be a Republican stronghold and is rated R+7 on the Cook Partisan Voting Index. The current governor of Indiana is Republican Eric Holcomb, and Republicans hold supermajorities in both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly.

 

If you recall Mike Pence ran that state for a bit as well.


What party does the mayor belong to? 


 


 


 


 


 


 


:)

I'll take CA anyday over fuck hole NJ.  Jesus christ that's not even a comparison.