10 Worst Cities to Visit in the United States


9. Stockton, California

With jarring unemployment and violent crime rates, the Western U.S. city of Stockton, California suffers an unemployment average of 18.5% in the metro area this year. This explains why much of the city is in foreclosure (1 in 14 homes). Tragically, this led to the city Stockton proceeding with Chapter 9 bankruptcy in April of this year, making Stockton the most densely inhabited city in U.S. to go bankrupt.
Stockton California

10. Oakland, California

Sadly, Oakland is yet another California city that has gone downhill due to difficult economic times and high crime rates. And even though this city enjoys Mediterranean climes with an average of 260 sunny days per year and stunning vistas of San Francisco Bay, on the flipside it suffers from horrible traffic congestion, poor air (the pollution index is 190-percent worse than the national average), and escalating crime, making it one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. The national crime rate in Oakland is a whopping 469-percent higher than the U.S. national average with gun-related crime at the top of the list.
Oakland California


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