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Spring Allergies: Worst U.S. Cities

Hartford, Conn. Tops Foundation's List; Greenville, S.C. in 2nd Place

Full List of Worst U.S. Cities for Allergies

Here is the AAFA's full list of America's spring allergy "capitals":

  1. Hartford, Conn. (last year: 49)
  2. Greenville, S.C. (last year: 6)
  3. Boston (last year: 47)
  4. Detroit (last year: 80)
  5. Orlando, Fla. (last year: 56)
  6. Knoxville, Tenn. (last year: 11)
  7. Omaha, Neb. (last year: 17)
  8. Sacramento, Calif. (last year: 62)
  9. Washington, D.C. (last year: 16)
  10. Baltimore (last year: 58)
  11. New York (last year: 88)
  12. Louisville, Ky. (last year: 4)
  13. Rochester, N.Y. (last year: 68)
  14. Houston (last year: 50)
  15. New Orleans (last year: 34)
  16. Nashville, Tenn. (last year: 51)
  17. Baton Rouge, La. (last year: 29)
  18. Sarasota, Fla. (last year: 89)
  19. Greensboro, N.C. (last year: 12)
  20. Las Vegas (last year: 28)
  21. Johnson City, Tenn. (last year: 5)
  22. Syracuse, N.Y. (last year: 42)
  23. Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (last year: 100)
  24. Charleston, S.C. (last year: 31)
  25. Kansas City, Mo. (last year: 37)
  26. Austin, Texas (last year: 26)
  27. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. (last year: 35)
  28. Atlanta (last year: 20)
  29. Philadelphia (last year: 25)
  30. Modesto, Calif. (last year: 48)
  31. San Diego (last year: 90)
  32. Cincinnati (last year: 67)
  33. St. Louis (last year: 10)
  34. Tampa, Fla. (last year: 45)
  35. Richmond, Va. (last year: 7)
  36. Allentown, Pa. (last year: 32)
  37. Charlotte, N.C. (last year: 8)
  38. Cleveland (last year: 96)
  39. Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas (last year: 36)
  40. Chicago (last year: 84)
  41. Memphis, Tenn. (last year: 24)
  42. Grand Rapids, Mich. (last year: 75)
  43. Indianapolis (last year: 33)
  44. Boise City, Idaho (last year: 63)
  45. Stockton, Calif. (last year: 57)
  46. Lansing, Mich. (last year: 53)
  47. Columbus, Ohio (last year: 39)
  48. Tucson, Ariz. (last year: 41)
  49. Birmingham, Ala. (last year: 15)
  50. Chattanooga, Tenn. (last year: 3)
  51. Little Rock, Ark. (last year: 2)
  52. Norfolk, Va. (last year: 70)
  53. Augusta, Ga. (last year: 27)
  54. Columbia, S.C. (last year: 21)
  55. Oklahoma City (last year: 19)
  56. Springfield, Mo. (not ranked last year)
  57. Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. (last year: 69)
  58. San Antonio (last year: 22)
  59. Providence, R.I. (last year: 64)
  60. Tulsa, Okla. (last year: 18)
  61. Jackson, Miss. (last year: 9)
  62. Harrisburg, Pa. (last year: 66)
  63. Youngstown, Ohio (last year: 91)
  64. Dayton, Ohio (last year: 38)
  65. Salt Lake City (last year: 40)
  66. Albany, N.Y. (last year: 43)
  67. Madison, Wis. (last year: 23)
  68. Milwaukee (last year: 73)
  69. Buffalo, N.Y. (last year: 60)
  70. Fort Wayne, Ind. (last year: 74)
  71. Pittsburgh (last year: 83)
  72. Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C. (last year: 13)
  73. Melbourne, Fla. (last year: 87)
  74. Daytona Beach, Fla. (last year: 94)
  75. Lexington, Ky. (last year: 1)
  76. San Francisco (last year: 93)
  77. Jacksonville, Fla. (last year: 65)
  78. Toledo, Ohio (last year: 71)
  79. Lancaster, Pa. (last year: 81)
  80. Denver (last year: 54)
  81. Los Angeles (last year: 99)
  82. El Paso, Texas (last year: 72)
  83. Bakersfield, Calif. (last year: 95)
  84. Wichita, Kan. (last year: 30)
  85. West Palm Beach, Fla. (last year: 82)
  86. Albuquerque, N.M. (last year: 14)
  87. Des Moines, Iowa (last year: 52)
  88. Seattle (last year: 92)
  89. Mobile, Ala. (last year: 44)
  90. Fresno, Calif. (last year: 61)
  91. Kalamazoo, Mich. (last year: 46)
  92. Portland, Ore. (last year: 85)
  93. Scranton, Pa. (last year: 55)
  94. South Bend, Ind. (last year: 98)
  95. Colorado Springs, Colo. (last year: 77)
  96. McAllen, Texas (last year: 76)
  97. Fort Myers, Fla. (last year: 79)
  98. Pensacola, Fla. (last year: 59)
  99. Canton, Ohio (last year: 78)
  100. Spokane, Wash. (last year: 97)

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