Is Mobile Really Miserable?

Is Mobile Really Miserable?

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You'd think between living close to the beach, Mardi Gras celebrations, seafood and good southern cooking, Mobile would be a pretty great place to live.

But, a new study says just the opposite -- that mobile is one of the most miserable cities in America.

In fact, www.247wallst.com names the city the 3rd most miserable city in the country.

The study found that Mobile is one of the worst cities for health-- both emotional and physical.

Obesity played a role with 33.7% of mobile's population considered to be overweight.

Even the city's general well had a low score of 62.4.

The crime rate played a big role. Mobile had 11.3 murders per 100,000 people last year. That is the 10th highest figure of any metro area in the country.

Some people agree with this post, saying Mobile needs a better downtown and needs more attractions.

"I would like it if they had a casino here because some people have to go to Florida," said one woman.

However, others were offended.

Roger Nelson said, "I can name a number of that have a higher crime rate and I think the quality of life in Mobile is pretty good."

So what do you think? Is Mobile really that miserable?

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