WORCESTER – For the second year in a row, Worcester has been ranked among the worst places to rent in America.
According to their latest report — 2019’s Best & Worst Places to Rent in America — the personal finance experts at WalletHub have ranked Worcester #162 out of 182 rental markets in the country.
In the report, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 23 key indicators of rental attractiveness and quality of life.
To see how Worcester compares to other New England cities and the rest of the country, scroll the map below.
Here are the best and worst cities for renters in 2019, according to WalletHub:
|Best Cities for Renters||Worst Cities for Renters|
|1||Scottsdale, AZ||173||Newark, NJ|
|2||Overland Park, KS||174||Toledo, OH|
|3||Bismarck, ND||175||Charleston, WV|
|4||Gilbert, AZ||176||Huntington, WV|
|5||Lincoln, NE||177||Baton Rouge, LA|
|6||Chandler, AZ||178||Memphis, TN|
|7||Peoria, AZ||179||Detroit, MI|
|8||Boise, ID||180||Cleveland, OH|
|9||El Paso, TX||181||New Haven, CT|
|10||Fremont, CA||182||Bridgeport, CT|
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