Rhode Island 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 Warwick 9 32,755 14,814 1400000US44003021002, 1400000US44003021903, 1400000US44003021502, 1400000US44003021300, 1400000US44003021501, 1400000US44003022000, 1400000US44003022400, 1400000US44003021600, 1400000US44003021700
2 Newport 6 15,946 8,755 1400000US44005041000, 1400000US44005041100, 1400000US44005040700, 1400000US44005041200, 1400000US44005040900, 1400000US44005040800
3 Melville 3 10,960 5,458 1400000US44005040200, 1400000US44005040303, 1400000US44005040103
4 Narragansett Pier 2 8,533 6,382 1400000US44009051503, 1400000US44009051504
5 Tiverton 2 7,407 3,630 1400000US44005041602, 1400000US44005041601
6 Newport East 1 6,294 3,012 1400000US44005040400
7 Quonochontaug 1 5,001 2,748 1400000US44009051101
8 Misquamicut 1 1,553 2,391 1400000US44009051000