Well, this is definitely not a good list to land on. Two cities in New York State have made the list of the most dirty cities in the United States. House Fresh ranked the dirties cities by the number of 311 calls.
From clean drinking water to sewage disposal, littered streets to missed garbage pick-ups, we analyzed 12.3 million sanitation-related 311 complaints in a series of U.S. cities to reveal which metropolises need to clean up their act.
The Dirtiest City In America Is...
According to House Fresh, the city that is the dirtiest in America is Baltimore.
Though in close company with the cities of Sacramento, Charlotte and Los Angeles, it’s the residents of Baltimore that are the most discontent with their level of dirtiness. With a staggeringly high complaint rate of 47,295 per 100k population, there seems to be a disconnect between the needs of the community and the cleanliness of the city.
Baltimore has a 311 complaint rate about the dirt of 47,295 per 100k population.
The least dirty city in America is...
Milwaukee is the cleanest city in America, with only 309 complaints linked to cleanliness conditions.
How Did House Fresh Determine The Dirtiest City In America
We analyzed 12.3 million sanitation-related 311 complaints placed over the last 365 days to reveal the dirtiest cities in America. Covering categories related to sanitation issues — such as garbage, waste and recycling — we ranked locations based on the number of sanitation-related reports per 100,000 population.
When it comes to the top 25 list of dirtiest cities, two in New York State landed on the list.
2 New York State Cities Named The Dirtiest In America
As far as New York is concerned there are two cities in the top 25. Surprisingly, New York City is not the dirtiest city in New York State.
#17 New York City
New York City had 3,728 complaints per 100,000 residents.
Landing higher on the list than NYC is the second most populated city in New York State...
Buffalo had 8,509 complaints per 100,000 residents.