Take the local unemployment rates.
Add in rise in gas prices.
Plus the change in home values.
What’ve you got?
Seattle as the third most miserable city in the country.
Yup, the Wall Street Journal article on the the index measuring the three factors surprised me not.
The Emerald City some 50 miles north of me is fast losing its shine.
Even beat out Las Vegas!
And that did kinda surprises – but not, Vegas has been mired in deep doodoo for quite a while – and speaks to what I’ve long been saying: Seattle Sucks. I’ve penned the posts. Could turn it into a series if I cared enough about the city. I don’t.
So for you U.S. readers, particularly those curious as to whether their location’s listed, here are the Top 20 Cities with the Blues.
5. Los Angeles
8. Las Vegas
10. San Francisco
11. Charlotte (North Carolina)
13. San Diego
14. Washington, D.C.
18. New York