America’s Worst Cities for Spring Allergies, 2015

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Here are the most challenging U.S. cities to live in during spring allergies. Several factors are involved in ranking these cities, including pollen scores, number of allergists per patient, and number of allergy medicines prescribed. The list is released annually by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Rank City
1. Jackson, Miss.
2. Louisville, Ky.
3. Oklahoma City, Okla.
4. Memphis, Tenn.
5. Knoxville, Tenn.
6. McAllen, Texas
7. Wichita, Kan.
8. Dayton, Ohio
9. Providence, R.I.
10. Richmond, Va.

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