Chattanooga named one of the worst run cities in America

Chattanooga named one of the worst run cities in America

July 9th, 2018 by Dave Flessner in Business Diary

The online financial web site WalletHub compared America's 150 biggest cities to determine the best run and worst run municipalities, based upon how much each city spends per capita, and 35 criteria of the outcomes in each city, including financial stability, education, health, safety, the economy and infrastructure and pollution.

The worst rated cities are:

1. Washington D.C.

2. Detroit, Michigan

3. New York City

4. San Francisco, California

5. Gulfport, Mississippi

6. Oakland, California

7. Chattanooga, Tennessee

8. Flint, Michigan

9. Cleveland, Ohio

10. Hartford, Connecticut

Source: WalletHub study on "2018's Best- & Worst-Run Cities in America." Chattanooga ranked above average in education and and pollution, both of which have improved in recent years. But the city continued to rank low in safety and health.


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