Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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15. St. Pete Beach, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 5,008 (31.5%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 14,056 (88.4%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 50.5%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 99.5%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $1.6 billion

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14. Charleston Central, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 5,122 (14.8%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 12,510 (36.1%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 25.5%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 58.0%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $2.1 billion

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13. Ponte Vedra, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 5,649 (20.8%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 15,684 (57.8%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 21.6%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 43.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $1.4 billion

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12. Ocean City, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 6,028 (51.5%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 10,348 (88.4%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 58.9%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 98.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $5.7 billion

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11. Boca Ciega, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 6,810 (10.2%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 20,733 (31.1%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 10.5%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 23.7%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $1.4 billion