Phoenix ranked most miserable city

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – When people in Phoenix are feeling blue, it might not have anything to do with the heat.

Phoenix was number one on the Wall Street Journal's index of most miserable cities.

The index took into account local unemployment, gas prices and fluctuations in home prices.

According to the index, Phoenix is  followed by Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis and Los Angeles for America's top five most miserable cities.

The least miserable cities were Boston, Cleveland, New York, Detroit and Tampa.