Everywhere has their highlights and lowlights when it comes to town issues. We are certainly not immune to wearing rose colored glasses in the Killeen, Texas area. We can most certainly brag that none of our communities are on the list of 10 Texas cities to avoid living in, but that doesn't mean you haven't probably been through one of them.

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A lot of factors are considered when creating a top 10 list of places to avoid. Thankfully, Texas doesn't often make the nationwide lists of places to not live, vacation, or just avoid altogether avoid. (Ahem...looking at you, New Mexico).

The 10 Texas cities to avoid living in are based on data compiled by RoadSnacks.net. They used data like unemployment rates, empty residences and dwellings, crime rate, and percentage of residents living below the poverty line. To be honest with you, some of the rankings can be surprising, especially number 1. Others will be repeats from similar articles like this one.

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According to FBI statistics, Texas had 438 violent crimes and 2,562 property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224 police officers statewide.

Crime rates are expressed as the number of incidents per 100,000 people.

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