Top 10 Worst Cities For Families To Live

10. Washington, D.C.


One of the worst cities to live in

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High poverty and worst traffic.

It may be the nation’s capital, but Washington, D.C. is one of the worst places to raise a family in America today. The average household income is decent at roughly $65,000 per year, but the poverty level remains at nearly 19%. This extreme split in income makes D.C. a dangerous place outside of the glamour of its architecture and politics.

Violence aside, D.C. also hosts some of the worst traffic in the entire country, making it a miserable place for nearly anyone aside from the president.