Counties with Levees

Sixty-two percent (62%) of the U.S. population lives in counties protected by levees.  This represents more than 201 million people according to the 2010 Census.

CLICK ON GRAPHIC TO ENLARGE. filed a federal Freedom of Information Act request with FEMA in May 2019 for the levee data. The data was provided about 15 months later. For more information, click here