Worst Locations Poll




This was a poll that was conducted in the Mold Avoiders Facebook group in November 2016. Following are the question and the responses from the group.

“For this poll, please list the worst locations that you have been in terms of their actual effects on your health or the effects that you would anticipate if you lived in those places. You may choose up to three locations. Feel free to add items to this poll.”


1. Dallas, TX (19 respondents)

2.. Seattle, WA (14 respondents)

3. Boston, MA (11 respondents)

4 (tie). Atlanta, GA (10 respondents)

4 (tie). Orlando, FL (10 respondents)

6 (tie). New York, NY (8 respondents)

6 (tie). Portland, OR (8 respondents)

8 (tie) Miami, FL (6 respondents)

8 (tie). Naples, FL (6 respondents)

8 (tie). Washington, DC (6 respondents)


Five Respondents Each

Chicago, IL

Houston, TX

Phoenix, AZ


Four Mentions Each

Ann Arbor, MI

Ft. Myers, FL

Las Vegas, NV

New Orleans, LA

Northern Virginia

Palo Alto, CA

Renton, WA


Three Mentions Each

Bakersfield, CA

Brooklyn, NY

Desert Hot Springs, CA

Gainesville, FL


Marble Head, MA

Oakland, CA

Salt Lake City, UT

St. Louis, MO


Two Mentions Each

Ashland, OR

Austin, TX

Bethesda, MD

Cary, NC

Charleston, SC

Costa Rica

Darwin, Australia

Durham, NC

Eugene, OR

Fort Bragg, CA

Myrtle Beach, SC

Newark, DE

New Port Richey, FL

Panama City Beach, FL

Savannah, GA

Southern New Hampshire

St. Augustine, FL

Sydney, Australia


One Mention Each

Bend, OR

Cairns, Australia

Clifton, NJ

Commerce Township, MI

Cortez, CO

Dingmans Ferry, PA

Frankfort, Germany

Grand Rapids, MI

Isle of Man, British Isles

Kennebunk, ME

Killingly, CT

London, England

Milwaukee, WI

Mohawk River, NY

Newport News, VA

Northumberland, PA

Pottstown, PA

Rossville, GA

Sierra Hot Springs, CA

Spokane, WA

St. George, UT

St. Louis, MO

Taos, NM

Tioughnioga River, NY

Vancouver, British Columbia

Watsonville, CA

Willamette Valley, OR


A collection of additional poll results can be found on the Living Clean in a Dirty World blog.


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