Rockford Named One Of ‘Worst American Cities To Live In’
Bad news released today, touting Rockford as one of the worst cities to live in the U.S.
In a new report from 247wallst.com, Rockford ranked as the 16th worst citing, "8.3% of the city’s workforce is out of a job" as one of the main reasons.
Others such as the "22.4% of areas residents" living "below the poverty line" mentioning that unemployment and poverty levels "are "each among the higher shares in the U.S."
However, the most damning part of the report has to do with a closer look at violent crime in Rockford. Wallst247 says Rockford's "violent crime rate of 1,585 incidents for every 100,000 residents is over four times the national violent crime rate." All told, that makes Rockford the 10th most violent city in the country.
Detroit, Michigan was ranked as the worst city to live in America.
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