Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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30. Secaucus, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,092 (19.0%)
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2060: 25.7%
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2100: 65.8%
> Property value at risk in 2060: $230.21 million
> Last major flooding event: October 2012 (Superstorm Sandy)

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29. St. Simons, Georgia
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,370 (22.9%)
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2060: 26.4%
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2100: 60.1%
> Property value at risk in 2060: $1.75 billion
> Last major flooding event: September 2017 (Hurricane Irma)

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28. Margate City, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,533 (55.6%)
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2060: 55.7%
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2100: 99.6%
> Property value at risk in 2060: $1.90 billion
> Last major flooding event: October 2012 (Superstorm Sandy)

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27. St. Helena Island, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,535 (16.0%)
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2060: 27.3%
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2100: 59.0%
> Property value at risk in 2060: $736.21 million
> Last major flooding event: September 2017 (Hurricane Irma)

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26. Brigantine, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,590 (38.0%)
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2060: 48.0%
> Livable land that will be underwater by 2100: 95.9%
> Property value at risk in 2060: $1.29 billion
> Last major flooding event: September 2017 (Hurricane Jose)