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It faces serious homegrown competition from enough American municipalities to supply a sequel to John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress," the 17th-century allegory that chronicles its title character's journey toward the afterlife along a route filled with vice-laden locales.
From Milwaukee, Wisconsin, famed for the brewing industry because of giants such as Miller and Pabst, to jealousy-ridden Spokane, Washington, which has the most thefts per capita, U.S. cities are filled with people working their way through the "seven deadly sins," also known as capital vices, a study from WalletHub shows.
Researchers of the personal finance website based their findings on an assessment of more than 180 cities against 39 key metrics. In the study, envy translates to "jealousy," wrath translates to "anger and hatred," sloth refers to "laziness," pride is referred to as "vanity," gluttony translates to “excesses and vice" and greed becomes "avarice" and lust.