I lived in Marion for a short time moving from Crawfordsville. Its annual crime rate was recorded to be 33,880. Louis County is wracked with crime, drug abuse, carjackings robberies and also is the spot where Michael Brown and the Ferguson incidents happened in 2014 and 2015 where the locals burned down and looted their entire community. It does have a relatively low cost of living 19 th lowest , however, and New Orleans was recently ranked by Forbes to be one of the top cities for brainpower highest number of graduates flock to New Orleans and one of the best cities to find a job, based in part on the promise of growing industries, particularly technology. When you think about it this is really a review of these cities from the bottom up.
There are no hour plus commutes to and from work in bumper to bumper traffic. On the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index, Michigan ranks No. It also has the third highest cost of living in the country and the 14 th highest combined state and local tax rate as of January 2014. Bakersfield is almost as bad, Modesto is boring and dangerous, Fresno is turning into a free fire zone. In terms of the number of crimes per person, Tucson is certainly up there. You might have passed through Brownsville once and probably thought it seems to be a relatively quiet, clean place. The stats show that Detroit authorities register 3 assault cases, 8 murder cases, 3 motor vehicle theft cases, 169 rape cases, 8 robbery cases and 16 burglary cases in a day.
If the State of Indiana actually removed its head from its rear end and launched an investigation of Salem public officials and local lawyers, they could easily find out which judges and lawyers along with crooked cops are causing the problems. This is the spirit of living. So Sunnyvale could really take the top spot. Top Cities in the U. Lower household income balanced with lower cost of housing is a positive or at least a neutral factor. And the proof is in the numbers as to why residents feel this way: Rhode Island is the 12 th worst state in the country on the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index and the third worst state for the emotional health of its residents, who also tend to have a poor life evaluation, inadequate work environment and poor physical health. Get your facts straight before you publish such poorly substantiated articles.
The price might be high, but the rewards are great. Those reasons to leave are followed by weather, location, quality of life and simply needing a change. Here in Huntington Beach, the schools are some of the best in the United States, where funding levels are really high, and were overcrowded schools are nonexistent. Hammond has the 14th highest crime rate in the state. In order to rank the worst places to live in America, we had to determine what criteria people like or dislike about a place.
New Mexico has the unique distinction of being the only state on the worst states list to be located in the West only one not east of or bordering the Mississippi River. Summers are sublime and the winters are mild, if a bit wet. And, the city of Fremont has a very large budget, which means lots of funding for parks, activities, and protection. Therefore, it is ranked as No. A city like , but it is also one of the most expensive places in the country. Bankrate ranks Louisiana at No.
But is it all great there? You have a 1 in 15 chance of being robbed here every year. A place that would be better off left to the Mississippi River and be washed away. Miramichi, New Brunswick Like Kitchner-Waterloo, Miramichi has an ugly history of hate crime and discrimination. Another list is the top 10 most miserable states in the country based on the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index, and as the third most miserable state, Mississippi is also the most miserable state on this worst states list. And the cherry on top: Rhode Island has the highest unemployment rate in the country at 8. Recently after an exploration by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, the criminal activities came forward and placed Milwaukee in the top ten lists of the dangerous cities. The crossroads of the South has become especially popular with young people looking for a sunny and exciting urban center that is easy on the checkbook, with its reasonable cost of living.
Trends in these numbers conclude that residents of Western and Midwestern states tend to see their states in a more positive light, and all top 10 highest-rated states are located west of the Mississippi River. Various metrics were used in addition to these, such as economic confidence, well-being and stress levels. Not only are there enough jobs to go around, but they also pay well—Ann Arbor's per capita income is nearly 25% greater than the national average. This Californian city is currently on top in car theft cases in the country. Louis is currently categorized as No. Alexandria, Va is the same place where the House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot the day before the Charity Baseball Game between the Dems and the Repubs — sounds real safe??? And 40 out of 80 has a chance of getting robbed or there stuff stolen…. Even Honolulu's economy is remarkable—the unemployment rate is low and recent job growth is well above the national average.
Restaurants, eager to please the international tourist clientele, are excellent and numerous. I truly enjoyed the visit. Although these problems continue to persist, there are efforts underway to address them. I left Macon over 35 years ago. Though most moves are local, nearly one-sixth of all people who move change states. Not only do a mere 19 percent of Illinois residents think their state is the best or one of the best states to live, but many of them also want to get out of dodge—exactly half of them, in fact, according to a recent Gallup poll—the highest percentage in the country.
We may have financial relationships with some of the companies mentioned on this website. The city's major problems come in the form of its terrible crime rate and poor education record. When I worked for the Indianapolis Star I frequently read the Muncie Star Press. Its is in its 74th year and will feature everything from speech and dramatic arts performances to band and instrumental showcases. You better use bicycle when go out for any kind of activity in Oakland. Poor socioeconomic conditions tell a similar story of urban blight in dozens of cities across the country. Cleveland, Ohio The mayor of Cleveland, Ohio was struggling hard to control the crime rate that has ascended in a few years.
However, the total number of crimes did drop by 14% over last year, a hopeful drop in the bucket of troubles that this city faces. Final Word For those of you considering a move to a new city, this list should give you a good jumping-off point to begin your exploration. The only downside may be that it's hard to keep a secret, so most of them have seen considerable increases in home prices over the last couple of years. Oakland, California The economy in Oakland is strong with a good median household income. A city that has lost 66 percent of its population since 1955 once having 850,000 people and now only about 308,000 in 2019. Most of the highest-rated states also have relatively low populations, including the four states with the smallest populations in the U.