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6 Florida cities make list of '50 worst' U.S. cities to live in

(WDTN) - Detroit, Michigan holds the title as the worst city to live in America, according to a new report ranking America's 50 worst cities to call home.

The study, which was conducted by 24/7 Wall Street, used U.S. Census data on the roughly 600 cities that had populations of more than 50,000 in 2016, which was the most recent year available.

Each city was given a rating based on nine categories including crime, demography, economy, education, and housing. 

Then the statistics were given points and weighted to get final scores.

Six Florida cities made the list. Homestead had the highest ranking of the Florida cities on the list.

Here's the full list: 

1. Detroit, Michigan

2. Flint, Michigan

3. St. Louis, Missouri

4. Las Vegas

5. Memphis, Tennessee

6. Cleveland, Ohio

7. Wilmington, Delaware

8. Albany, Georgia

9. Springfield, Missouri

10. Baltimore, Maryland

11. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

12. Florence-Graham, California

13. Hartford, Connecticut

14. Homestead, Florida

15. San Bernardino, California

16. Youngstown, Ohio

17. Pueblo, Colorado

18. Rockford, Illinois

19. Gary, Indiana

20. Little Rock, Arkansas

21. Shreveport, Louisiana

22. Compton, California

23. Merced, California

24. Miami Beach, Florida

25. Daytona Beach, Florida

26. Stockton, California

27. Charleston, West Virginia

28. Springfield, Massachusetts

29. Oakland, California

30. Dayton, Ohio

31. Trenton, New Jersey

32. Tucson, Arizona

33. Fresno, California

34. Canton, Ohio

35. Buffalo, New York

36. Knoxville, Tennessee

37. Toledo, Ohio

38. Kalamazoo, Michigan

39. Tallahassee, Florida

40. New Haven, Connecticut

41. South Bend, Indiana

42. North Charleston, South Carolina

43. Miami, Florida

44. Syracuse, New York

45. Jackson, Mississippi

46. Albuquerque, New Mexico

47. Tacoma, Washington

48. Gainesville, Florida

49. Atlanta, Georgia

50. Salt Lake City, Utah  


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