South Carolina 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 Mount Pleasant 4 22,926 10,685 1400000US45019005000, 1400000US45019004607, 1400000US45019004609, 1400000US45019004701
2 Hilton Head Island 9 22,744 23,499 1400000US45013010900, 1400000US45013010700, 1400000US45013011300, 1400000US45013010100, 1400000US45013010600, 1400000US45013011100, 1400000US45013010800, 1400000US45013011000, 1400000US45013011200
3 Charleston 5 21,632 10,789 1400000US45019000200, 1400000US45019005100, 1400000US45019002005, 1400000US45019002007, 1400000US45019002003
4 Myrtle Beach 6 17,656 15,650 1400000US45051050401, 1400000US45051050303, 1400000US45051050500, 1400000US45051050700, 1400000US45051050402, 1400000US45051050600
5 North Myrtle Beach 3 11,883 20,494 1400000US45051040400, 1400000US45051040300, 1400000US45051040200
6 Murrells Inlet 2 9,110 5,704 1400000US45043920501, 1400000US45043920502
7 Hardeeville 1 8,232 2,808 1400000US45053950300
8 Bluffton 1 7,602 4,026 1400000US45013002201
9 Surfside Beach 3 6,257 9,799 1400000US45051051201, 1400000US45051051202, 1400000US45051051700
10 Port Royal 1 4,484 254 1400000US45013001000
11 Isle of Palms 2 4,274 4,522 1400000US45019004902, 1400000US45019004901
12 Garden City 2 4,081 5,715 1400000US45051051302, 1400000US45051051301
13 Pawleys Island 1 3,938 5,263 1400000US45043920505
14 Atlantic Beach 1 3,645 8,038 1400000US45051040500
15 Ridgeland 1 3,346 1,943 1400000US45013002202
16 Kiawah Island 2 3,181 5,783 1400000US45019002104, 1400000US45019002105
17 Beaufort 1 2,883 1,260 1400000US45013000901
18 Jacksonboro 1 2,253 3,138 1400000US45029970800
19 Folly Beach 1 2,244 2,118 1400000US45019002004
20 Sullivan's Island 1 2,067 1,131 1400000US45019004800