Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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10. Upper Keys, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 6,992 (35.0%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 12,664 (63.4%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 40.4%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 77.4%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $3.8 billion

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9. Chesapeake, Virginia
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 7,325 (3.3%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 41,870 (18.8%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 47.5%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 98.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $668 million

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8. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 8,389 (10.6%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 35,299 (44.7%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 21.0%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 53.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $2.6 billion

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7. Lower Keys, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 8,630 (81.0%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 9,767 (91.7%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 84.6%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 97.9%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $2.6 billion

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6. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 8,935 (23.6%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 22,341 (59.1%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 25.6%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 57.6%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $4.6 billion