Maine 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 Portland 5 12,252 8,008 1400000US23005000200, 1400000US23005000100, 1400000US23005000300, 1400000US23005002300, 1400000US23005002400
2 Old Orchard Beach 2 8,697 6,509 1400000US23031006101, 1400000US23031006102
3 Cumberland Center 1 7,924 3,461 1400000US23005004200
4 Kennebunk 1 7,629 4,810 1400000US23031028002
5 Rockland 2 7,233 4,079 1400000US23013970700, 1400000US23013970600
6 Brunswick 1 7,146 3,329 1400000US23005011201
7 York Harbor 1 7,131 6,084 1400000US23031036001
8 Belfast 1 6,668 3,119 1400000US23027043000
9 Scarborough 1 6,308 3,343 1400000US23005017304
10 Wiscasset 1 6,307 3,230 1400000US23015975500
11 Kittery 1 6,162 3,560 1400000US23031038001
12 Searsport 1 5,959 3,656 1400000US23027042000
13 Bar Harbor 1 5,296 3,484 1400000US23009965900
14 Freeport 1 5,048 2,397 1400000US23005004502
15 Camden 1 4,844 3,254 1400000US23013970200
16 Blue Hill 1 4,178 2,977 1400000US23009966300
17 South Portland 1 3,857 1,855 1400000US23005003500
18 Falmouth Foreside 1 3,753 1,664 1400000US23005002501
19 Littlejohn Island 1 3,607 1,648 1400000US23005004402
20 Kennebunkport 1 3,535 2,895 1400000US23031027000
21 Ellsworth 1 3,467 1,789 1400000US23009965503
22 Saco 1 2,702 1,481 1400000US23031005400
23 Castine 1 2,617 1,569 1400000US23009966400
24 Lubec 1 2,492 1,850 1400000US23029955800
25 Boothbay Harbor 1 2,485 3,147 1400000US23015976200
26 Winter Harbor 1 2,270 1,943 1400000US23009965800
27 Biddeford 1 2,147 1,297 1400000US23031025400
28 Southwest Harbor 1 1,981 1,872 1400000US23009966100
29 Eastport 1 1,365 1,108 1400000US23029955700