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SW Atlanta suburbs named among America's worst cities to live

College Park, East Point and Union City scored poorly on Wall Street 24/7 rankings.

EAST POINT, Ga. — A new report was not kind to the Tri-Cities and Union City.

On Monday, Wall Street 24/7 called College Park, East Point and Union City some of the 50 Worst Cities to Live In.

East Point made the list at #28 (the lower the number, the worse the city). According to the study, East Point's crime rate was in the top 10%, while its median home value ($96,900) was in the bottom 25%. In Georgia, most homes are worth more than $158,000, the study said.

College Park was #26 on the list, with its poverty rate (35.1%) and violent crime rate both in the top 10%, according to the study.

Union City, at #15, was the lowest Georgia city on the list. Its poverty rate (top 25%), violent crime rate (top 10%) and home value (bottom 10%) contributing to its not-so-great showing.

Other Georgia cities included Fort Valley (#32) and Albany (#27).

The top 5 worst places to live were:

5. Highland Park, Michigan

4. Makaha, Hawaii

3. California City, California

2. Florida City, Florida

1. Mendota, California

See the full list here.

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