Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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20. Poquoson, Virginia
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,646 (38.2%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 10,888 (89.6%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 49.8%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 98.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $518 million

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19. Tybee Island-Wilmington Island, Georgia
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,679 (17.4%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 13,142 (48.7%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 32.9%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 70.4%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $915 million

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18. Middle Keys, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,720 (47.0%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 7,756 (77.3%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 67.8%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 98.1%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $2.0 billion

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17. Brazosport, Texas
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,859 (8.1%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 6,547 (10.9%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 32.3%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 69.8%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $345 million

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16. Ventnor City, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 4,916 (46.2%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 8,326 (78.2%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 53.9%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 98.9%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $850 million