Superstorm Sandy: 1,028 Homes in Sea Bright Suffered Damage
State data also shows the average cost of damage was $21,976 in the 07760 zip code area that includes the municipality.
Superstorm Sandy inflicted damage on 1,028 homes and rental units in Sea Bright, according to an analysis of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs data by NJSpotlight.com.
Some 574 Sea Bright homeowners reported minor damages from the historic storm, while 32 suffered "major" damage, defined as between $8,000 and $28,800 in storm costs. Damage under $8,000 was considered "minor." Severe damage — defined as over $28,800 in costs — was reported for 63 homes.
At least 359 Sea Bright rental units took damage in the storm — 71 suffering minor damage, 139 incurring major damage and 149 with severe damage.
The report shows 108 Sea Bright businesses indicated they were impacted by Sandy.
The average Federal Emergency Management Agency damage inspection came in at $21,976 in the 07760 zip code, where 1,213 homeowners sought FEMA assistance, according to data from the agency.
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