These are the worst cities to live in, state by state

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state

24/7 Wall Street.

24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.

24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.

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Alabama: Bessemer • Population: 26,697 • Median home value: $84,000 (state: $132,100) • Poverty rate: 29.7% (state: 18.0%) • Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 2,986 (state: 524)

Alabama: Bessemer
• Population: 26,697
• Median home value: $84,000 (state: $132,100)
• Poverty rate: 29.7% (state: 18.0%)
• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 2,986 (state: 524)

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Alaska: Anchorage• Population: 298,225• Median home value: $304,500 (state: $261,900)• Poverty rate: 8.1% (state: 10.2%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,203 (state: 829).

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Arizona: Douglas• Population: 16,576• Median home value: $88,200 (state: $193,200)• Poverty rate: 31.9% (state: 17.0%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 249 (state: 508).

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Arkansas: Helena-West Helena• Population: 11,210• Median home value: $75,400 (state: $118,500)• Poverty rate: 42.5% (state: 18.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,112 (state: 555).

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California: Mendota• Population: 11,396• Median home value: $139,000 (state: $443,400)• Poverty rate: 49.5% (state: 15.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 646 (state: 449).

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Colorado: Pueblo• Population: 109,122• Median home value: $121,200 (state: $286,100)• Poverty rate: 24.4% (state: 11.5%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,053 (state: 368).

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Connecticut: Bridgeport• Population: 147,586• Median home value: $170,300 (state: $270,100)• Poverty rate: 20.8% (state: 10.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 900 (state: 228).

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Delaware: Wilmington• Population: 71,276• Median home value: $165,300 (state: $238,600)• Poverty rate: 27.0% (state: 12.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,596 (state: 453).

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Florida: Florida City• Population: 12,149• Median home value: $110,800 (state: $178,700)• Poverty rate: 41.2% (state: 15.5%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 2,276 (state: 408).

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Georgia: Union City• Population: 20,793• Median home value: $81,900 (state: $158,400)• Poverty rate: 20.7% (state: 16.9%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,224 (state: 357).

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Hawaii: Makaha• Population: 8,832• Median home value: $407,200 (state: $563,900)• Poverty rate: 30.1% (state: 10.3%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: N/A (state: 251).

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Idaho: Rexburg• Population: 27,369• Median home value: $184,200 (state: $176,800)• Poverty rate: 41.6% (state: 14.5%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 38 (state: 226).

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Illinois: East St. Louis• Population: 26,678• Median home value: $55,000 (state: $179,700)• Poverty rate: 43.1% (state: 13.5%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 2,752 (state: 439).

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Indiana: Gary• Population: 77,416• Median home value: $66,300 (state: $130,200)• Poverty rate: 35.8% (state: 14.6%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 621 (state: 399).

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Iowa: Keokuk• Population: 10,484• Median home value: $67,400 (state: $137,200)• Poverty rate: 25.4% (state: 12.0%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 867 (state: 293).

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Kansas: Arkansas City• Population: 12,055• Median home value: $69,400 (state: $139,200)• Poverty rate: 20.5% (state: 12.8%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 525 (state: 413).

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Kentucky: Mayfield• Population: 9,936• Median home value: $89,300 (state: $130,000)• Poverty rate: 30.2% (state: 18.3%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 390 (state: 226).

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Louisiana: Bastrop• Population: 10,643• Median home value: $73,000 (state: $152,900)• Poverty rate: 43.5% (state: 19.6%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,511 (state: 557).

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Maine: Orono• Population: 9,667• Median home value: $183,600 (state: $179,900)• Poverty rate: 37.5% (state: 12.9%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 79 (state: 121).

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Maryland: Cambridge• Population: 12,484• Median home value: $153,900 (state: $296,500)• Poverty rate: 24.8% (state: 9.7%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,299 (state: 500).

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Massachusetts: New Bedford• Population: 95,125• Median home value: $211,500 (state: $352,600)• Poverty rate: 23.1% (state: 11.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 666 (state: 358).

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Michigan: Highland Park• Population: 10,955• Median home value: $33,500 (state: $136,400)• Poverty rate: 49.0% (state: 15.6%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,701 (state: 450).

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Minnesota: St. Paul• Population: 300,820• Median home value: $187,400 (state: $199,700)• Poverty rate: 20.4% (state: 10.5%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 651 (state: 238).

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Mississippi: Yazoo City• Population: 11,189• Median home value: $72,700 (state: $109,300)• Poverty rate: 49.0% (state: 21.5%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: N/A (state: 286).

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Missouri: St. Louis• Population: 314,867• Median home value: $123,800 (state: $145,400)• Poverty rate: 25.0% (state: 14.6%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 2,082 (state: 530).

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Montana: Havre• Population: 9,763• Median home value: $134,700 (state: $209,100)• Poverty rate: 19.1% (state: 14.4%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 960 (state: 377).

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Nebraska: Bellevue• Population: 53,040• Median home value: $140,800 (state: $142,400)• Poverty rate: 9.5% (state: 12.0%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 145 (state: 306).

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Nevada: Cold Springs• Population: 9,184• Median home value: $203,900 (state: $216,400)• Poverty rate: 6.8% (state: 14.2%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: N/A (state: 556).

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New Hampshire: Derry• Population: 22,378• Median home value: $209,500 (state: $244,900)• Poverty rate: 6.4% (state: 8.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 114 (state: 199).

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New Jersey: Bridgeton• Population: 24,948• Median home value: $103,400 (state: $321,100)• Poverty rate: 32.3% (state: 10.7%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,091 (state: 229).

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New Mexico: Gallup• Population: 22,063• Median home value: $123,700 (state: $163,900)• Poverty rate: 29.9% (state: 20.6%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,543 (state: 783).

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New York: Newburgh• Population: 28,444• Median home value: $170,900 (state: $293,000)• Poverty rate: 31.2% (state: 15.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,236 (state: 357).

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North Carolina: Lexington• Population: 18,916• Median home value: $102,800 (state: $161,000)• Poverty rate: 31.0% (state: 16.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: N/A (state: 364).

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North Dakota: Grand Forks• Population: 56,236• Median home value: $186,500 (state: $174,100)• Poverty rate: 19.7% (state: 11.0%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 315 (state: 281).

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Ohio: Cleveland• Population: 388,812• Median home value: $67,600 (state: $135,100)• Poverty rate: 35.2% (state: 14.9%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,557 (state: 297).

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Oklahoma: Okmulgee• Population: 12,123• Median home value: $63,000 (state: $125,800)• Poverty rate: 26.8% (state: 16.2%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 731 (state: 456).

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Oregon: Sweet Home• Population: 9,289• Median home value: $126,400 (state: $265,700)• Poverty rate: 22.6% (state: 14.9%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 221 (state: 282).

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Pennsylvania: Chester• Population: 34,102• Median home value: $67,300 (state: $170,500)• Poverty rate: 35.9% (state: 13.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,610 (state: 313).

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Rhode Island: Central Falls• Population: 19,395• Median home value: $149,100 (state: $242,200)• Poverty rate: 30.7% (state: 13.4%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 500 (state: 232).

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South Carolina: Georgetown• Population: 8,960• Median home value: $158,000 (state: $148,600)• Poverty rate: 37.1% (state: 16.6%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 1,422 (state: 506).

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South Dakota: Box Elder• Population: 9,277• Median home value: $130,700 (state: $152,700)• Poverty rate: 14.5% (state: 13.9%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 333 (state: 434).

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Tennessee: Memphis• Population: 654,723• Median home value: $94,200 (state: $151,700)• Poverty rate: 26.9% (state: 16.7%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 2,003 (state: 652).

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Texas: Robstown• Population: 11,546• Median home value: $54,300 (state: $151,500)• Poverty rate: 35.1% (state: 16.0%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 894 (state: 439).

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Utah: Grantsville• Population: 10,170• Median home value: $212,300 (state: $238,300)• Poverty rate: 7.7% (state: 11.0%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 280 (state: 239).

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Vermont: Barre• Population: 8,778• Median home value: $151,500 (state: $220,600)• Poverty rate: 27.4% (state: 11.4%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 358 (state: 166).

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Virginia: Franklin• Population: 8,334• Median home value: $186,100 (state: $255,800)• Poverty rate: 16.6% (state: 11.2%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 364 (state: 208).

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Washington: Yelm• Population: 8,425• Median home value: $220,100 (state: $286,800)• Poverty rate: 13.4% (state: 12.2%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 258 (state: 304).

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West Virginia: Martinsburg• Population: 17,451• Median home value: $149,800 (state: $111,600)• Poverty rate: 27.4% (state: 17.8%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 473 (state: 351).

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Wisconsin: Beloit• Population: 36,733• Median home value: $85,200 (state: $169,300)• Poverty rate: 24.8% (state: 12.3%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 425 (state: 320).

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Wyoming: Green River• Population: 12,396• Median home value: $210,500 (state: $204,900)• Poverty rate: 12.3% (state: 11.1%)• Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 163 (state: 238).

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