Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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30. Long Beach, New York
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,588 (10.8%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 16,187 (48.6%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 26.4%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 95.5%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $733 million

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29. Brigantine, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,590 (38.0%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 8,717 (92.2%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 48.0%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 95.9%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $1.3 billion

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28. West Ashley, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,753 (5.5%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 19,731 (28.8%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 13.7%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 42.2%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $593 million

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27. Revere, Massachusetts
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,821 (7.4%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 7,286 (14.1%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 18.9%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 39.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $547 million

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26. Little Ferry, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,881 (36.5%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 4,406 (41.5%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 75.4%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 92.0%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $478 million