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Las Vegas named Most Sinful City in America for 2019

Posted at 1:06 PM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 16:07:52-05

Las Vegas has been named the Most Sinful City again in America by WalletHub. This is at least the third year in a row that Las Vegas has been named Most Sinful City.

The personal-finance website compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 7 sinful behaviors: anger and hatred, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness. The analysts took a look at the number of violent crimes per capita, excessive drinking, number of adult entertainment establishments, 

Las Vegas scored the highest in the Excesses and Vices (share of obese adults, number of fast-food establishments per capita and excessive drinking) and Jealousy (thefts per capita, identity-theft complaints, fraud and other complaints) categories. 

St. Louis in Missouri was found to have the most violent crimes per capita. California's Irvine had the least number of violent crimes.

Madison, Wisconsin, is known for excessive drinking and the people who live in Worcester, Massachusetts, aren't known for giving to charity. 

Las Vegas has the most adult entertainment establishments and most tanning salons per capita. 

Henderson ranked No. 24 on the list and North Las Vegas was ranked No. 14. Reno in northern Nevada came in at No. 21.

Here are the top 10 most sinful cities:

1. Las Vegas, Nevada
2. Los Angeles, California
3. New York, New York
4. Houston, Texas
5. St. Louis, Missouri
6. Atlanta, Georgia
7. Miami, Florida
8. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
9. Chicago, Illinois
10. Orlando, Florida

Here are the least 10 sinful cities:

173. Fremont, California
174. Virginia Beach, Virginia
175. Bridgeport, Connecticut
176. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
177. Portland, Maine
178. Chesapeake, Virginia
179. Burlington, Vermont
180. Columbia, Maryland
181. Pearl City, Hawaii
182. South Burlington, Vermont