Are Philadelphians miserable? has ranked Philly as the fifth most miserable city in the country.  The money magazine defined misery as “a state of great unhappiness and emotional distress.”

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Detroit was named the most miserable city. Runner ups included Stockton, Calif., Flint, Mich., New York and of course Philly.

Our sad city scored high in the violent crime and commute time category.

Last fall, Philly took another hit when it was named the ugliest city in America. Editor in Chief Chris Stover looked into the less than glamorous title and how Philly is trying to change its image.