These Are The Most Miserable Cities In The U.S.


While a lot of people love where they live, there are some areas of the country where people may not feel that way. In fact, they may be downright miserable. Well, now a new report reveals just where those miserable people are.

  • 24/7 Tempo has come out with their list of the Most Miserable Cities in the U.S.
  • They based their findings on happiness scores of 383 metro areas from Sharecare’s Community Well-Being Index.
  • This Index asks residents whether they “feel a sense of purpose, have supportive relationships, are financially secure, satisfied with their community, and are in good physical health.”
  • Counties in non-metro areas scored lowest on the wellbeing index, while the South is the area with the most residents feel unhappy.
  • According to the report, Pine Bluff, Arkansas is the most miserable city, with a high poverty rate of 26.8%, and a median household income of only $34,732, half of the national average.

Top 10 Most Miserable Cities In The U.S.

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  1. Pine Bluffs, AR
  2. Farmington, NM
  3. Sumter, SC
  4. Las Cruces, NM
  5. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
  6. El Centro, CA
  7. Hammond, LA
  8. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
  9. Homosassa Springs, FL
  10. Carbondale-Marion, IL
  • As for the city that ranks the highest when it comes to well-being, the San Francisco-Oakland- Hayward area of California tops the list.

Source:24/7 Wall Street


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