Delaware Places & Census Tracts Adjacent to the Ocean & Most Likely to be Impacted by Rising Sea Levels

Methodology: We crunched data from the Census department & NOAA to show places & census tracts adjacent to the ocean coast line. This is a novel analysis & for the first time these places & census tracts most likely to be impacted by rising sea levels are available to the public for free.

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No Place Number of Ocean Adjacent Census Tracts Total Population Living In Census Tracts Adjacent to the Ocean Total Houses In Census Tracts Adjacent to the Ocean Census tract GEOID
1 New Castle 4 14,945 6,017 1400000US10003015802, 1400000US10003016200, 1400000US10003016305, 1400000US10003016100
2 Edgemoor 2 11,759 5,230 1400000US10003010702, 1400000US10003010502
3 Millville 2 11,140 8,746 1400000US10005051303, 1400000US10005051301
4 Rehoboth Beach 3 10,297 10,461 1400000US10005051007, 1400000US10005051101, 1400000US10005050902
5 Townsend 1 7,417 2,294 1400000US10003016804
6 Long Neck 2 5,627 4,957 1400000US10005050704, 1400000US10005050706
7 Frankford 1 5,099 2,627 1400000US10005051500
8 Milford 1 4,408 2,331 1400000US10005050103
9 Smyrna 1 4,215 596 1400000US10003016904
10 Claymont 1 3,859 1,746 1400000US10003010104
11 Frederica 1 3,551 2,024 1400000US10001043202
12 Delaware City 1 3,390 1,246 1400000US10003016404
13 Selbyville 1 2,476 2,455 1400000US10005051305
14 Lewes 1 2,342 1,893 1400000US10005050901
15 Dewey Beach 2 1,823 4,831 1400000US10005051103, 1400000US10005051102
16 Wilmington 1 1,772 1,101 1400000US10003001902
17 Bethany Beach 1 784 1,891 1400000US10005051202
18 Fenwick Island 1 683 1,906 1400000US10005051205
19 South Bethany 1 637 3,074 1400000US10005051204