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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 $197,609.5 23,804 $7,962.0
Category 2 2,546,272 632,257.0 84,631 30,989.6
Category 3 4,633,815 1,138,183.1 161,027 59,089.1
Category 4 6,158,577 1,511,320.6 229,411 87,379.2
Category 5 7,071,745 1,701,112.2 246,033 91,892.8

(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.