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Top 15 Metropolitan Areas At Risk for Storm Surge and Hurricane Wind, 2021

 

Single-family (1)
    At risk for storm surge At risk for hurricane wind
Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ billions)
Number Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ billions)
1 New York, NY 781,823 $304.50 3,378,397 $1,430.10
2 Miami, FL 738,994 149.26 1,997,608 406.28
3 Tampa, FL 544,433 100.80 1,102,691 218.14
4 New Orleans, LA 396,870 100.59 424,460 107.52
5 Virginia Beach, VA 395,653 94.95 578,622 140.62
6 Fort Myers, FL 321,940 67.02 348,965 72.23
7 Bradenton, FL 284,828 57.46 373,133 79.19
8 Houston, TX 261,103 56.89 1,987,408 494.62
9 Jacksonville, FL 220,301 52.71 548,161 123.33
10 Naples, FL 197,265 44.46 201,314 45.08
11 Charleston, SC 184,563 46.82 275,321 65.22
12 Boston, MA 159,245 53.98 1,289,430 477.06
13 Myrtle Beach, SC 156,161 30.43 247,907 49.65
14 Lafayette, LA 146,254 33.41 179,528 40.05
15 Baton Rouge, LA 136,951 34.27 299,849 71.08
Multi-family (3)
    At risk for storm surge At risk for hurricane wind
Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ billions)
Number Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ billions)
1 New York, NY 108,607 $52.04 448,051 $213.78
2 Miami, FL 28,747 7.04 61,458 16.28
3 Boston, MA 14,548 9.14 58,943 37.73
4 Tampa, FL 14,220 3.86 26,239 6.85
5 Fort Myers, FL 13,417 3.29 14,248 3.49
6 New Orleans, LA 6,518 3.38 6,518 3.38
7 Jacksonville, FL 4,495 1.48 8,643 2.75
8 Savannah, GA 4,479 1.63 4,511 1.64
9 Virginia Beach, VA 4,244 1.42 5,015 1.67
10 Philadelphia, PA 3,397 1.26 53,927 25.02
11 Daytona Beach, FL 3,289 0.85 5,159 1.26
12 Bradenton, FL 3,279 0.88 3,739 1.00
13 Providence, RI 2,544 1.48 32,960 19.13
14 Baltimore, MD 2,221 0.45 4,672 1.12
15 Naples, FL 2,206 0.63 2,350 0.66

(1) Residential structures less than four stories, including mobile homes, duplexes, manufactured homes and cabins.
(2) Combines materials, equipment and labor, but does not include the value of the land or lot.
(3) Apartments, condominiums and multi-unit dwellings.

Source: CoreLogic®, a property data and analytics company.

 
Top 15 Metropolitan Areas By Storm Surge Risk, 2018 (1)
Rank Metropolitan area Number of homes at risk of storm surge Reconstruction value (2) ($ millions)
1 Miami, FL 788,679 $156,109.6
2 New York, NY 726,048 277,316.5
3 Tampa, FL 459,082 79,154.9
4 New Orleans, LA 395,975 95,278.1
5 Virginia Beach, VA 389,938 90,904.8
6 Fort Myers, FL 318,950 63,465.1
7 Houston, TX 284,622 57,652.7
8 Bradenton, FL 254,535 49,231.4
9 Naples, FL 186,100 39,684.0
10 Jacksonville, FL 171,332 38,495.4
11 Philadelphia, PA 165,300 41,317.6
12 Charleston, SC 149,900 37,938.3
13 Myrtle Beach, SC 128,155 22,792.7
14 Boston, MA 126,263 34,937.3
15 Beaumont, TX 121,379 21,026.7
  Total, 15 metropolitan areas 4,666,258 $1,105,305.0

(1) Includes homes at risk from extreme to low storm surge.
(2) Represents the cost to completely rebuild including labor and materials by geographic location.

Source: CoreLogic, Inc., a data and analytics company.

 
Top 15 Metropolitan Areas By Storm Surge Risk, 2019 (1)

 

Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number of single-family
homes at risk of storm surge (3)
Reconstruction cost value of
single-family homes at risk (4)
($ millions)
1  Miami, FL 791,775 $157,644.7
2 New York, NY 731,137 283,259.6
3 Tampa, FL 465,644 84,105.7
4 New Orleans, LA 399,403 100,885.7
5 Virginia Beach, VA 391,365 94,788.7
6 Fort Myers, FL 329,479 67,566.1
7 Houston, TX 294,188 63,808.4
8 Bradenton, FL 262,745 53,758.2
9 Naples, FL 187,205 42,188.0
10 Jacksonville, FL 176,809 41,085.7
11 Philadelphia, PA 166,444 43,298.8
12 Charleston, SC 155,740 40,866.1
13 Myrtle Beach, SC 131,083 24,380.4
14 Boston, MA 126,196 34,922.3
15 Beaumont, TX 121,710 22,075.2
  Total, 15 metropolitan areas 4,730,923 $1,154,644.7
Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number of multi-family
homes at risk of storm surge (3)
Reconstruction cost value
of multi-family homes at risk (4)
($ millions)
1  New York, NY 100,576 $47,674.7
2 Miami, FL 35,982 9,185.3
3 Boston, MA 18,066 7,785.7
4 Fort Myers, FL 13,564 3,322.4
5 Tampa, FL 12,103 3,340.5
6 Philadelphia, PA 6,281 2,415.2
7 New Orleans, LA 5,962 1,700.1
8 Naples, FL 4,035 829.6
9 Jacksonville, FL 4,011 1,306.0
10 Virginia Beach, VA 3,869 1,310.4
11 Bradenton, FL 3,252 891.9
12 Houston, TX 2,631 732.2
13 Charleston, SC 1,032 303.2
14 Beaumont, TX 701 169.4
15 Myrtle Beach, SC 637 184.6
  Total, 15 metropolitan areas 212,702 $81,151.1

(1) Includes homes at risk from extreme to low storm surge.
(2) Ranked by number of homes at risk from extreme to low storm surge.
(3) Measured in units.
(4) Represents the cost to completely rebuild including labor and materials by geographic location.

Source: CoreLogic®, a property data and analytics company.

 
Top 15 Metropolitan Areas By Storm Surge Risk, 2020 (1)

 

Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number of single-family
homes at risk of
storm surge (3)
Reconstruction cost value
of single-family
homes at risk (4)
($ billions)
1 Miami, FL 798,601 $157.47
2 New York, NY 732,531 285.64
3 Tampa, FL 466,444 83.42
4 New Orleans, LA 400,252 101.47
5 Virginia Beach, VA 397,722 95.59
6 Fort Myers, FL 335,574 68.62
7 Houston, TX 298,511 64.57
8 Bradenton, FL 266,719 53.76
9 Naples, FL 190,865 42.28
10 Jacksonville, FL 175,919 41.31
11 Philadelphia, PA 165,941 43.93
12 Charleston, SC 158,280 41.58
13 Myrtle Beach, SC 132,738 24.93
14 Layfayette, LA 129,118 29.11
15 Beaumont, TX 120,918 22.13
  Total, 15 metropolitan areas 4,770,133 $1,155.82
Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number of multi-family
homes at risk
of storm surge (5)
Reconstruction cost
value of multi-family
homes at risk (4)
($ billions)
1 New York, NY 102,076 $48.7
2 Miami, FL 35,914 9.0
3 Boston, MA 24,474 9.0
4 Fort Myers, FL 13,693 3.3
5 Tampa, FL 12,068 3.3
6 Philadelphia, PA 6,300 2.5
7 New Orleans, LA 6,003 3.2
8 Virginia Beach, VA 4,124 1.4
9 Naples, FL 3,996 0.8
10 Jacksonville, FL 3,892 1.3
11 Bradenton, FL 3,248 0.9
12 Daytona Beach, FL 3,238 0.8
13 Savannah, GA 2,546 0.8
14 Providence, RI 2,018 1.1
15 Baltimore, MD 1,863 0.4
  Total, 15 metropolitan areas 225,453 $86.5

(1) Includes homes at risk from extreme to low storm surge.
(2) Ranked by number of homes at risk from extreme to low storm surge.
(3) Residential structures less than four stories, including mobile homes, duplexes, manufactured homes and cabins.
(4) Represents the cost to completely rebuild including labor and materials by geographic location.
(5) Apartments, condominiums and multi-unit dwellings.

Source: CoreLogic®, a property data and analytics company.