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Table 2 Indicators used to select the studied CDs. In the titles row, brackets mean average values for all the CDs that flooded during Superstorm Sandy

From: Shifting landscapes of coastal flood risk: environmental (in)justice of urban change, sea level rise, and differential vulnerability in New York City

CD name in this study CD code Total population - 2010 census (145,301) Population affected by Sandy (12.5%) Area flooded by Sandy (12.2%) Population living in PEJAs (68%)
Lower East Side 103 163,277 31.1% 25.0% 68.3%
East Harlem 111 120,511 40.0% 19.7% 94.6%
City Island/Co-op City 210 120,800 12.8% 10.3% 67.5%
Coney Island 313 104,400 99.67% 84.4% 57.1%
The Rockaways 414 114,978 85.8% 72.4% 69.5%
Stapleton 501 175,756 8.7% 12.1% 67.8%