Some cities can't catch a break, and LawnStarter's annual ranking of America's Dirtiest Cities proves that Detroit, Michigan, is one of them. Each year, LawnStarter does a deep dumpster dive into the nation's dirt, trash, and chaos, and Detroit was sifted out as the fourth filthiest.

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LawnStarter looked at key filth factors, including pollution, living conditions, infrastructure, and overall consumer satisfaction. Guess what? Detroit didn't score too well in any of those categories.

Detroit's Overall 'Hygiene' Needs Some TLC

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According to LawnStarter, Detroit is not only the fourth dirtiest city in the country but also one of the most polluted. The study looked at commercial and residential pollution output, and the Motor City ranked as the eighth most polluted in the USA.

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While living conditions in Detroit have vastly improved over the last several years, they still leave a lot to be desired. The city was ranked 35th for living conditions. As more homes are renovated or rebuilt, look for this score to be higher in next year's rankings.

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Can Detroit's overall cleanliness be improved? Absolutely, and relatively quickly, too. While Michigan's largest city didn't see the improvement some major metros did during the COVID-19 pandemic, many others did.

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While Detroit was named the fourth dirtiest city in the country, look on the bright side...at least we aren't number one. Curious who is? Keep reading for LawnStarter's full 100-city ranking.

The 100 Dirtiest Cities in America

To determine which city is our nation's filthiest, LawnStarter.com compared America's largest metros in four categories: pollution, infrastructure, living conditions, and consumer satisfaction. Grab the hand sanitizer and some gloves as we countdown the 100 Dirtiest Cities in America.

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Ranking America's Ugliest City in Each State

Travel.ALot.com recently combed through Reddit and Niche reviews to discover which town is considered the ugliest in each state by locals. Here's the countdown to the Ugliest City in America.

Gallery Credit: Scott Clow