Most 'Miserable' US Cities

Forbes list includes Memphis, Stockton, Detroit, and Miami

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 20, 2010 12:18 PM CST

(Newser) Forbes is out with its list of the "most miserable cities" in the US, based on a host of factors including unemployment, violence, weather, taxes, corruption, and sports teams. New York City made the list at No. 16, thanks its commute times and taxes. The top 10 honorees:

  1. Cleveland
  2. Stockton, Calif.
  3. Memphis
  4. Detroit
  5. Flint, Mich.

  1. Miami
  2. St. Louis
  3. Buffalo
  4. Canton, Ohio
  5. Chicago


Cleveland is No. 1. Here, a young man leaps into Lake Erie off an old pier west of downtown.   (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
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