Table S12.

Coastal state and US total 2010 census populations living on land falling below future committed high tide lines under different fixed long-term warming scenarios, assuming the inevitable collapse of the WAIS under any scenario (triggered case)

StatePopulation (in thousands of persons) living below committed sea levels by scenario: median (white) and 17th–83rd percentile estimates (shaded)
1.5 °C warming2 °C warming3 °C warming4 °C warming
Alaska5340–645643–676150–727463–84
Alabama6740–947548–1058962–13214396–179
California2,0351,346–2,7412,2351,552–2,9432,6391,933–3,3393,5462,848–4,134
Connecticut204122–285225142–306258177–339344264–416
District of Columbia198–262111–272415–323324–39
Delaware9857–15211067–16813485–199206141–271
Florida8,9246,512–10,3759,4227,193–10,71410,1198,513–11,19111,38010,449–11,921
Georgia345208–402368250–410395322–426430402–444
Hawaii290223–336305244–350334286–376396353–426
Louisiana1,8281,485–2,0941,9091,591–2,1522,0501,772–2,2572,3042,106–2,461
Massachusetts669488–837712537–882779610–951959787–1,128
Maryland287176–405320205–431375254–472483387–583
Maine3721–594225–645031–727351–96
Mississippi12662–19914678–218186112–244252203–265
North Carolina403279–556439313–602514372–671693544–805
New Hampshire1812–252013–272216–293023–37
New Jersey1,039725–1,3281,119810–1,4041,243943–1,5371,5641,268–1,863
New York2,1301,276–2,9182,3381,514–3,1302,6711,876–3,4813,5502,735–4,285
Oregon4429–574833–635441–747858–90
Pennsylvania12550–22514769–256190102–305315200–408
Rhode Island5833–856539–927650–10410677–135
South Carolina556353–713608410–746684511–803825709–908
Texas726404–1,156847482–1,3091,078659–1,6401,7951,208–2,231
Virginia1,234828–1,4111,305984–1,4391,3821,155–1,4901,5091,398–1,645
Washington172127–213183141–227204164–257270214–322
  US total21,48714,903–26,75623,06416,796–28,13225,61120,112–30,49631,35826,608–35,175
  • Pure warming scenarios assume long-term fixed warming levels, and make no predictions about the timing of ensuing SLR. Levels of committed SLR associated with each scenario are shown in Table S1. US totals include only the listed states and the District of Columbia.