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Tag: Forbes Most Miserable Cities

April 22, 2011 | 3:59 pm

Stockton Fights “Most Miserable City” Title From Forbes

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On Saturday, some folks in Stockton are having a little party to celebrate the city while simultaneously sticking it to Forbes magazine, which crowned Stockton the Most Miserable City in America in February. Forbes wrote: Unemployment has averaged 14.3% the past three years, which is third worst in the country among the 200 largest metro […]

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Stockton Reclaims No. 1 Spot…

February 4, 2011 | 3:10 pm

Stockton Reclaims No. 1 Spot…

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…on the Forbes most miserable city list. Stockton slipped to No. 2 behind Cleveland last year, but reclaimed the title due to the following reasons, according to Forbes: Located in the state’s Central Valley, Stockton has been ravaged by the housing bust. Median home prices in the city tripled between 1998 and 2005, when they […]

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