As a Tampa resident, do you also find yourself scrolling through a Worst City list just to make sure TAMPA is not on the list?
Yes, it’s really a relief to see that list-makers are NOT putting TAMPA on these Worst Cities lists. Thank goodness!
We must say here though that if you scroll down to the comment sections of the pages where these lists appear, some residents of these cities listed as Worst vehemently oppose the lists and present their arguments against the lists.
Here are some recent Worst Cities lists:
10 Most Boring Cities
There are 4 Texas cities on this list, with Lubbock, Texas as the sleepiest.
Movoto.com based its list on factors like nightlife, active life options, restaurants, arts and entertainment and percentage of young residents.
Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000
Detroit, Michigan and Oakland, California are the most dangerous cities, according to lawstreetmedia, based on FBI data on violent crime for for the first half of 2013.
20 Most Dangerous Cities in Florida
The five most dangerous Florida cities are Miami Beach, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Panama City and Key West, based on HomeSecurityShield.Net’s study of FBI Uniform Crime Report data.
Top 15 Cities You Should Run Away From
CitiesJournal.com ranked Saint Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois are the top two you should run away from, based on crime and poverty rates and other social problems.
Cities with Most Dangerous Diets
New Orleans, Louisiana and McAllen, Texas have the least healthy diets, according to 247wallst.com, based on data from Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, the Department of Agriculture and the Census Bureau.
Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.
Camden, New Nersey and Flint, Michigan are the two most dangerous cities in the country, according to Money.CNN.com, based on FBI data on violent and property crimes.
Cities With the Highest Percentage of Abandoned Homes
Wichita, Kansas is No. 1 in this list, with 49 percent of foreclosures vacated, according to 247wallst.com, based on data from RealtyTrac.com
Cities With the Most Miserable Workers
Fayetteville, North Carolina has the lowest work environment score, according to 247wallst.com, based on job satisfaction and other Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index factors.
10 Cities Running Out of Water
All ten cities on this list are in California, with Bakersfield, Hanford and Salinas showing exceptional drought coverages in 2014, according to 247wallst.com, based on data from the U.S. Drought Monitor collaboration.
Cities With Unemployment Rate Over 20%
Yuma, Arizona and El Centro, California are the 2 US cities with a jobless rate of more than 20%, according to 247wallst.com, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
10 Unhappiest Cities with Populations over 1 Million
New York City and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania are the unhappiest large cities, based on a US National Bureau of Economic Research survey on people’s satisfaction with life.
The unhappiest smaller cities are Scranton, Pennsylvania and Saint Joseph, Missouri.
America’s 10 Most Polluted Cities
Fresno-Madera, California and Visalia-Porterville-Hanford, California are the 2 most polluted cities, according to therichest.com, based on the American Lung Association’s 2014 State of the Air report for the worst levels of short-term air quality.