Contact Us

Detroit Tops Flint in Forbes’ List of ‘Most Miserable Cities’ [AUDIO]

Detroit Area
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Motown ranks number one in Forbes Magazine’s list of ‘America’s Most Miserable Cities’ released Thursday. Flint takes the number two spot, Warren is seventh.

Analysts based their findings on nine factors, including violent crime, home prices, foreclosures, and taxes. They also considered ‘quality of life’ factors such as weather and commute times to compile the list.

“I get angry every time I see one of these lists,” Flint Mayor Dayne Walling told Cars 108′s Rod & Steph. “I can talk about the state of Michigan, and all these other things, but there’s no excuse for us to be number one or number two on these kind of lists.”

Hear more of Mayor Walling’s thoughts on Flint’s ranking here.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Miami topped the list last year; Detroit and Flint followed at number two and three respectively.

Click here for further details on America’s Most Miserable Cities.

What do you think? Did Forbes get it right, ranking Detroit and Flint as the two most miserable cities in the US?

- George McIntyre
Email George Here
Like Cars 108 on Facebook
Connect with George on Facebook

Next: Flint Nurse on Hurley Racism Case: Customer is Always Right

[Forbes]

More from Cars 108

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wcrz.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Cars 108 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Cars 108 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!