Forbes names Detroit 'Most Miserable City' in 2013

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Thursday, Forbes Magazine named Detroit the 'Most Miserable City' of 2013.

The magazines says they looked at nine factors for the 200 largest metro areas in the US; "violent crime, unemployment, foreclosures, taxes (income and property) and home prices."

"We also include less weighty, but still important quality-of-life issues like commute times and weather," said staff writer Kurt Badenhausen.

To add insult to injury, two more Michigan cities fall in the top ten; Flint ranks at number two and Warren at number seven.

Read the full Forbes story here and see their list below.

Forbes List of America's Most Miserable Cities in 2013

  1. Detroit, MI
  2. Flint, MI
  3. Rockford, IL
  4. Chicago, IL
  5. Modesto, CA
  6. Vallejo, CA
  7. Warren, MI
  8. Stockton, CA
  9. Lake County, IL
  10. New York, NY
  11. Toledo, OH
  12. St. Lous, MO
  13. Camden, NJ
  14. Milwaukee, WI
  15. Atlantic City, NJ
  16. Atlanta, GA
  17. Cleveland, OH
  18. Poughkeepsie, NJ
  19. Gary, IN
  20. Younstown, OH

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