Report ranks Newark among worst places to live in U.S.

The city of Newark has earned a top spot in Wallet Pop?s list of worst cities to live in.The AOL-owned personal finance site uses criteria

EDISON - The city of Newark has earned a top spot in Wallet Pop?s list of worst cities to live in.

The AOL-owned personal finance site uses criteria such as unemployment rates, health data and crime statistics to compile the list.

Newark landed the eighth spot on the list. The report cites Newark?s recent string of shootings, poverty and budget deficit as reasons for the listing.

To see the full list of cities, click here.

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