Special Report

American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

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5. Galveston, Texas
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 10,293 (21.1%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 30,045 (61.7%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 45.1%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 90.0%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $2.1 million

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4. Key West, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 11,645 (35.9%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 17,693 (54.6%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 62.6%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 94.4%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $3.2 billion

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3. Atlantic City, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 13,687 (34.6%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 21,373 (54.0%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 50.2%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 92.8%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $1.1 billion

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2. Hoboken, New Jersey
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 14,747 (29.5%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 21,814 (43.6%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 49.8%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 71.3%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $4.5 billion

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1. Miami Beach, Florida
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2060: 39,547 (30.2%)
> Population with homes at risk of flooding in 2100: 97,375 (74.5%)
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2060: 58.5%
> Habitable land that will be underwater by 2100: 94.1%
> Current property value at risk in 2060: $19.3 billion

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