New York City Is One of the Worst-Run Cities in the Nation, New Study Says

Out of 150 cities listed, New York City was ranked 148th.

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The city may be known for its rich music history, but it was also singled out on this list for its high crime rate.
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Chattanooga may appear on this list as one of the worst-run cities in the nation, but is was also ranked as the 68th best city to try and get a job in another <a href=”https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-jobs/2173/” target=“_blank”>WalletHub study</a> from January 2017.
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Flint, Michigan, was listed as one of the worst-run cities in the nation due to its high unemployment level.
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Located across the bay from San Francisco, Oakland appears on the list with some of the worst roads in the nation.
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Connecticut’s capital appears on the list with one of the lowest household income levels in the nation.
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Cleveland makes the list as one of the cities with the highest percent of its citizens living in poverty and one of the cities with the highest infant mortality rates, according to WalletHub.
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The Bay City may be known for having the Golden Gate Bridge, but was deemed to have the worst roads in the nation, according to WalletHub.
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The Big Apple was also ranked among the worst-run cities for financial reasons. It has one of the lowest annual household incomes and longest term debt ratios, according to WalletHub.
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The Motor City landed low on the list for several reasons. The city has some of the highest poverty, unemployment, violent crime and long term debt levels in the nation, according to WalletHub.
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The nation’s capital was named the worst-run city in country. They have the highest long term debt, and low high school graduation rates, according to WalletHub.
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