It seems like Detroit is starting to get more and more bad press.  After years of talk about how the city is turning around, Detroit all of a sudden is being listed as one of the worst cities in the country.

In a survey done by WalletHub, Detroit was named the worst big city to live in.

The survey used these metrics: Affordability, Economy, Education & Health, Quality of Life, and Safety.  Surprisingly, Detroit didn't rank worst for safety, Memphis, Tenessee did.  Other cities that aren't as safe as Detroit include St. Louis, MO and Albuquerque, NM.

Detroit did rank worst in Education & Health and Highest % of Population Living in Poverty.  Detroit also had the 2nd worst income growth and the 3rd highest crime rate.

The top 5 Best Big Cities To Live In are:

  1. Seattle, WA
  2. Virginia Beach, VA
  3. Austin, TX
  4. San Francisco, CA
  5. San Diego, CA

To check out the complete list of the Best Big Cities To Live In, head over to WalletHub.com.