Massachusetts 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 Quincy 8 31,524 13,963 1400000US25021417501, 1400000US25021417802, 1400000US25021417400, 1400000US25021417801, 1400000US25021417300, 1400000US25021417601, 1400000US25021417702, 1400000US25021417602
2 Boston 10 30,193 14,100 1400000US25025981202, 1400000US25025980101, 1400000US25025060600, 1400000US25025090901, 1400000US25025091001, 1400000US25025030500, 1400000US25025100603, 1400000US25025051200, 1400000US25025092101, 1400000US25025030300
3 Salem 5 24,078 10,036 1400000US25009217600, 1400000US25009204101, 1400000US25009204400, 1400000US25009204300, 1400000US25009204500
4 Marblehead 4 20,270 8,773 1400000US25009203301, 1400000US25009203100, 1400000US25009203200, 1400000US25009203302
5 Barnstable Town 5 20,218 14,429 1400000US25001012502, 1400000US25001013002, 1400000US25001012200, 1400000US25001012700, 1400000US25001013200
6 Gloucester 5 19,402 9,624 1400000US25009221300, 1400000US25009221100, 1400000US25009221902, 1400000US25009221500, 1400000US25009221901
7 Lynn 5 18,004 8,394 1400000US25009206600, 1400000US25009206700, 1400000US25009207000, 1400000US25009206900, 1400000US25009207200
8 New Bedford 6 16,466 7,749 1400000US25005652800, 1400000US25005652600, 1400000US25005652500, 1400000US25005651900, 1400000US25005652400, 1400000US25005652700
9 Winthrop Town 5 14,482 6,720 1400000US25025180500, 1400000US25025180101, 1400000US25025180400, 1400000US25025180301, 1400000US25025981300
10 Revere 4 13,736 6,619 1400000US25025170502, 1400000US25025170501, 1400000US25025170701, 1400000US25025170800
11 Beverly 2 11,979 5,744 1400000US25009217400, 1400000US25009217500
12 Hingham 2 11,861 4,697 1400000US25023501101, 1400000US25023501102
13 West Falmouth 2 11,013 7,125 1400000US25001014300, 1400000US25001014402
14 Hull 3 10,403 5,856 1400000US25023500101, 1400000US25023500104, 1400000US25023500103
15 Nantucket 4 10,136 10,621 1400000US25019950100, 1400000US25019950200, 1400000US25019950500, 1400000US25019950400
16 Brewster 2 9,864 7,761 1400000US25001010900, 1400000US25001010800
17 East Falmouth 2 9,860 5,756 1400000US25001014600, 1400000US25001014500
18 Plymouth 2 9,283 4,538 1400000US25023530500, 1400000US25023530300
19 West Wareham 1 7,187 3,137 1400000US25023545100
20 Rockport 2 7,111 4,203 1400000US25009220101, 1400000US25009220102
21 Somerset 1 6,901 2,994 1400000US25005644200
22 Scituate 1 6,719 3,070 1400000US25023505200
23 North Scituate 1 6,474 2,830 1400000US25023505101
24 Mattapoisett Center 1 6,176 3,179 1400000US25023560100
25 Chatham 2 6,126 7,119 1400000US25001010700, 1400000US25001010600
26 Kingston 1 6,082 2,439 1400000US25023509102
27 Rowley 1 6,081 2,246 1400000US25009270100
28 East Dennis 2 5,984 5,569 1400000US25001011300, 1400000US25001011400
29 Swampscott 1 5,930 2,296 1400000US25009202200
30 Orleans 2 5,859 5,298 1400000US25001010400, 1400000US25001010500
31 Wareham Center 1 5,821 3,426 1400000US25023545400
32 Green Harbor-Cedar Crest 1 5,521 2,227 1400000US25023507104
33 Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock 1 5,420 2,807 1400000US25023506204
34 Monument Beach 1 5,396 3,049 1400000US25001013900
35 Bliss Corner 1 5,237 2,464 1400000US25005653301
36 Marshfield 1 5,122 2,133 1400000US25023506203
37 Sagamore 1 5,001 2,466 1400000US25001013800
38 Marion Center 1 4,979 2,434 1400000US25023561100
39 North Eastham 2 4,923 5,906 1400000US25001010304, 1400000US25001010306
40 Ocean Grove 1 4,720 2,251 1400000US25005645101
41 The Pinehills 1 4,649 2,686 1400000US25023530700
42 Newburyport 1 4,640 2,240 1400000US25009268400
43 South Duxbury 1 4,383 1,818 1400000US25023507103
44 Ipswich 1 4,290 1,906 1400000US25009223100
45 Northwest Harwich 1 4,258 3,436 1400000US25001011002
46 Pocasset 1 4,173 3,178 1400000US25001014002
47 Vineyard Haven 1 4,055 3,035 1400000US25007200100
48 Fall River 1 4,035 1,738 1400000US25005640300
49 East Sandwich 1 4,000 2,343 1400000US25001013400
50 Weymouth Town 1 3,903 1,846 1400000US25021422800
51 North Plymouth 1 3,803 1,691 1400000US25023530200
52 Woods Hole 1 3,734 3,033 1400000US25001014900
53 Teaticket 1 3,590 3,190 1400000US25001014700
54 Salisbury 1 3,488 2,664 1400000US25009267101
55 Nahant 1 3,454 1,756 1400000US25009201100
56 East Harwich 1 3,379 3,585 1400000US25001011200
57 Falmouth 1 3,353 2,739 1400000US25001014800
58 Sandwich 1 3,277 2,047 1400000US25001013300
59 Provincetown 1 2,962 4,517 1400000US25001010100
60 South Yarmouth 1 2,861 3,094 1400000US25001012002
61 West Yarmouth 1 2,827 3,467 1400000US25001012102
62 Dennis Port 1 2,377 4,846 1400000US25001011600
63 Yarmouth Port 1 2,298 1,646 1400000US25001011801
64 Monomoscoy Island 1 2,244 3,317 1400000US25001015200
65 West Dennis 1 1,865 2,757 1400000US25001011700
66 Madaket 1 420 1,142 1400000US25019950307