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

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  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: CoreLogicĀ®, a property data and analytics company.