Avid sports fans, and true-blood, die-hard folks, without whom, this nation wouldn’t be the same. And then you have places like Brockton and Taunton. Like all states, Massachusetts has its share of issues.
We’re not here to get into a debate with Massholes in terms of which city you think is best. Instead, we’ll approach this from another standpoint.
We then ranked each city from 1 to 39 for all the criteria with a #1 ranking being the worst for the particular criteria.If you live in New Bedford, you can brag to your buddies at the bah that you have it rough, and they should buy you a bucket of Sam Adams.Population: 88,902Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 2) Home Values: 7,900 (13th worst) Unemployment Rate: 12.3% (3rd worst) Fall River has some of the same issues that the cities above have.Population: 94,988Rank Last Year: 5 (Up 1) Home Values: 4,100 (8th worst) Unemployment Rate: 10.3% (8th worst) According to science, New Bedford is one of the worst place to live in the state of Massachusetts.The unemployment rank is the third-highest in the state and residents here earn the sixth-lowest salaries in Massachusetts. There are only three other cities in the state with a higher crime rate (Holyoke has the worst crime).