Sin Cities

An interesting article …. “We have unveiled the American city that has fallen the farthest from grace in each of the seven deadly sins. For each sin we stretched our imagination to find a workable proxy–murder rates for wrath, per capita billionaires for avarice–then culled the available data sources to rank the cities. Some of the results were surprising: Salt Lake City as America’s Vainest City. Some were not: Detroit as America’s Most Murderous.”

To view them on our interactive map, simply click on a cardinal sin, and the 10 worst (or best, depending on your point of view) cities for that particular vice will be displayed.

Lust America’s Most Lustful CitiesBy Rebecca Ruiz

Residents of these metros enjoy vigorous sex lives–at least their condom and contraceptive purchases at grocery and drug stores indicate as much.

Avarice America’s Greediest CitiesBy Elisabeth Eaves

The 10 U.S. cities that have the most individual fortunes per capita.

Envy America’s Most Jealous CitiesBy Michael Maiello

Better watch your belongings if you live in one of these 10 cities, where property crime rates are among the nation’s highest.

Wrath America’s Most Murderous CitiesBy David M. Ewalt

Watch your back when in these metros, the 10 with the country’s highest murder rates.

Gluttony America’s Most Obese CitiesBy Rebecca Ruiz

Once considered an affliction of the lazy and indulgent, obesity now affects about one-third of Americans, most of them in these cities.

Sloth America’s Most Sedentary CitiesBy Rebecca Ruiz

Too much TV, fatty food and little time spent exercising landed the residents of these places on our list of laziest.

Pride America’s Vainest CitiesBy Rebecca Ruiz

In these 10 spots, more Americans go to extreme measures to keep up their looks.

Click here: America’s Most Sinful Cities –


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