Top 10 Worst Cities To Live In Pennsylvania In 2017


Pennsylvania might be one of the most interesting and unique states in the nation.Is it all good in the Keystone State? Of course not. Just like every other state, PA has its least desirable spots. The purpose of this post is to use science and data to determine which places are the worst you could possibly live in if you make Pennsylvania your home.

After analyzing 258 of the state’s most populous cities (over 5,000 people), we came up with this list as the 10 worst places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

10. Chester


Population: 34,127

Chester, PA needs a big hug right now. The unemployment rate here is 9%, the median income is just above the poverty line, and the crime is the 7th highest in the state. You have a 1 in 28 chance of being robbed here every year.

Oh yeah, and they had 22 murders in 2013.

Chester is right along the Delaware river, south of Philly. Youse could find a much better place to call home.


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