Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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25. Waccamaw Neck, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 3,933 (17.7%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 8,531 (38.4%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 15.7%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 32.5%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $1.9 billion

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24. Pennsville, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,081 (30.4%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 9,078 (67.7%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 35.4%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 70.5%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $289 million

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23. Key Biscayne, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,302 (34.7%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 9,700 (78.3%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 50.6%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 86.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $2.6 billion

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22. James Island, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,405 (11.5%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 20,457 (53.5%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 27.4%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 68.4%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $899 million

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21. La Marque-Hitchcock, Texas
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,576 (20.4%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 6,781 (30.3%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 19.7%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 46.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $591 million