The 10 Worst US Cities to Call Home

Life isn't so sunny in Miami
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 29, 2016 10:47 AM CDT
The 10 Worst US Cities to Call Home
The Miami skyline is seen in 2010.   (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Think life is sunny in Miami? Not so, according to 24/7 Wall St. The city tops a ranking of the worst US cities to call home based on various economic and social factors—including the affordability of housing, employment growth, crime rates, educational achievement, and nearby attractions and restaurants. The worst of the bunch:

  1. Miami, Fla.
  2. Detroit, Mich.
  3. Paterson, NJ
  4. Hawthorne, Calif.
  5. Fall River, Mass.
  6. Birmingham, Ala.
  7. Memphis, Tenn.
  8. Flint, Mich.
  9. Cleveland, Ohio
  10. Gary, Ind.
Click for the full list or a list of the best cities to live in America. (Read more US cities stories.)

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