LOW
RISK


HIGH
READINESS

Risk score: 47.68

Readiness score: 56.33

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Charleston, SC

Southeast, Charleston County

Median Household Income: $55,546
Population: 127,694

Potential Future Cost


Projected Sea Level Rise in 2040 for Intermediate Scenario: 1.2 ft

Projected Cost of 1 ft SLR: $1,686,423,800

Potential Future Cost


Historical Average Cost of Flood Event (2011-2015): $53,476

Probability of Flood Event in 2040: Low

Projected Cost of Flood Event: $16,796,231

Potential Future Cost


Historical Average Cost of Drought Event (2011-2015): $8,310

Probability of Drought Event in 2040: No Risk

Projected Cost of Drought Event: $27,116

Potential Future Cost


Historical Average Cost of Heat Event (2011-2015): 0 casualties

Probability of Heat Event in 2040: Medium

Potential Future Cost


Historical Average Cost of Cold Event (2011-2015): 0 casualties

Probability of Cold Event in 2040: Medium

Urban Indicators

Further explore how your city scores in regards to over 40 indicators across our Risk and Readiness components.

Indicator Score
Risk Lower is better 35.6
0 100
Sensitivity Lower is better 28.0
0 100
Baseline water stress
Percent of GDP based on water intensive industries
Percent of workforce in farming, fishing and forestry
Adaptive Capacity Higher is better 0.0
0 100
Existence of drought management plans
Existence of water management plan
Exposure Lower is better 7.3
0 100
Population dsensity
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