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U.S. Storm Surge Risk, Gulf and Atlantic States, 2020

 

  Single-family residential homes potentially affected (1) Multi-family residential homes potentially affected (2)
Storm surge
risk level (3)
(Storm category)
Number of units Reconstruction
cost value (4)
($ billions)
Number of units Reconstruction
cost value (4)
($ billions)
Category 1 804,316 $195.10 24,924 $8.13
Category 2 2,546,714 631.48 87,139 31.71
Category 3 4,656,483 1,142.89 165,317 61.74
Category 4 6,198,017 1,520.88 236,221 90.83
Category 5 7,110,779 1,709.77 252,657 95.24

(1) Residential structures less than four stories, including mobile homes, duplexes, manufactured homes and cabins.
(2) Apartments, condominiums and multi-unit dwellings.
(3) The risk categories are cumulative and increase in value from Category 1 to Category 5. Category 1 represents the higher risk of damage from a weak hurricane; Category 5 includes Categories 1 to 4 and the low risk of damage from a Category 5 hurricane.
(4) Represents the cost to completely rebuild including labor and materials by geographic location.

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

 
U.S. Storm Surge Risk, Gulf and Atlantic States, 2019

 

  Single-family residential homes at risk Multi-family residential homes at risk
Storm surge
risk level (1)
(Storm category)
Number of units Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ millions)
Number of units Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ millions)
Category 1 815,559 $197,609.50 23,804 $7,962.00
Category 2 2,546,272 632,257.00 84,631 30,989.60
Category 3 4,633,815 1,138,183.10 161,027 59,089.10
Category 4 6,158,577 1,511,320.60 229,411 87,379.20
Category 5 7,071,745 1,701,112.20 246,033 91,892.80

(1) The risk categories are cumulative and increase in value from Category 1 to Category 5. Category 1 represents the higher risk of damage from a weak hurricane; Category 5 includes Categories 1 to 4 and the low risk of damage from a Category 5 hurricane.
(2) Represents the cost to completely rebuild including labor and materials by geographic location.

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