Superstorm Sandy Damaged Over 400 Homes in Oceanport
State data also shows average cost of damage was $21,488 in the municipality, while Little Silver was slightly higher at $30,511.
Superstorm Sandy inflicted damage on 444 homes and rental units in Oceanport and 169 in Little Silver, according to an analysis of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs data by NJSpotlight.com.
Some 266 Oceanport homeowners reported "major" damage, defined as between $8,000 and $28,800 in storm costs, while there were no reports of damage under $8,000 that was considered "minor." Severe damage--defined as over $28,800 in costs - -was reported for 143 homes.
At least 35 Oceanport rental units took damage in the storm -- 26 suffering minor damage, 6 incurring major damage, and 3 reporting severe damage.
In Little Silver, no homeowners reported minor damage but 110 reported major damage and 52 reported severe damage from the storm. Seven rental units in Little Silver were impacted by the storm: five with major damage and two with severe damage.
The report indicates 223 Oceanport businesses and 337 Little Silver businesses indicated they were impacted by Sandy.
The average Federal Emergency Management Agency damage inspection came in at $21,488 in Oceanport , where 627 homeowners sought FEMA assistance. It was $30,511 in Little Silver, where 295 homeowners sought assistance, according to FEMA data.
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