For years, it seemed like people got ahead by moving in towards big cities. The jobs were more plentiful, the entertainment was of a higher caliber, and the lifestyle just seemed a bit more glamorous. But over the last decade we’ve seen a trend of people opting to move away from the cities for a variety of reasons. High cost of living, gridlock traffic, heavy pollution, and rising crime rates are all factors. Click through to see our roundup of 30 cities that Americans can’t seem to get away from fast enough.