What makes a city miserable? Forbes
considers 10 factors, including unemployment, crime and taxes, and a few that are less serious, but still elevate people's blood pressure, like the weather, commute times and how the local sports team is doing. To account for the misery caused by the housing bust, Forbes tweaked the methodology for this year's list and considered foreclosure rates and the change in home prices over the past three years.
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