America’s Most Miserable Cities

Forbes just put out it’s ranking of America’s most miserable cities, including 150 of the U.S.’s largest metropolitan areas.

They’re ranked from 1 to 150 on the following categories: commute times, weather, violent crime rates, unemployment rates, income taxation rates, and the number of local Superfund sites. The best part is that it sums it all up with a “Misery Measure” score.

The top five?

  1. Detroit
  2. Stockton, CA
  3. Flint, MI
  4. NYC
  5. Philly

Come visit! Misery likes company.