We looked at only the 150 largest metropolitan areas, which meant a minimum population of 371,000. We ranked the cities on the six criteria and added their ranks together to establish what we call the Misery Measure.
New York City
Los Angeles, CA
I grew up in a town named Mineral Wells, but sometimes because made fun of it and called it Miserable Smells.Â I didn’t think it was that miserable and overall enjoyed my time there.