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Las Vegas ranks among dirtiest cities in America, report says

Posted at 11:01 PM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 11:12:20-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas is in the top 20 dirtiest cities in the United States, according to a report from the lawn care company LawnStarter.

The company compared the 200 biggest U.S. cities across 20 key metrics including air and water quality, waste regulations, and the share of homes with signs of mice or rats.

Ultimately, it ranked Las Vegas number 19 of the dirtiest cities.

Below are the top 20 dirtiest cities in the U.S., per LawnStarter's report:

1Palmdale, CA
2Los Angeles, CA
3Newark, NJ
4Houston, TX
5San Antonio, TX
6New York, NY
7New Orleans, LA
8Long Beach, CA
9Memphis, TN
10Chicago, IL
11Aurora, IL
12Glendale, CA
13Mesa, AZ
14Phoenix, AZ
15Fontana, CA
16Pasadena, CA
17Anaheim, CA
18Detroit, MI
19Las Vegas, NV
20San Jose, CA

Henderson took the 30th spot on the list and North Las Vegas ranked much higher, taking the 92nd spot.

For the full ranking or analysis click here.