Superstorm Sandy: By the Numbers

By Jillian MacMath, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
April 30, 2013; 6:14 AM ET
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Superstorm Sandy ransacked the East Coast, bringing with it some staggering statistics. Here's a look at the storm, by the numbers:

2.7 million:

Number of power outages in New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy

2.5 million:

Cubic yards of sand and silt deposited on road and waterways from Sandy

37,000:

Amount of primary residences deemed by FEMA to have incurred "major damage"

1.1 billion:

Total federal allocations for Superstorm Sandy response and recovery in New Jersey

3.3 billion:

Total National Flood Insurance Program payments made to policy holders in New York

89,025:

Number of New Jersey residents who have visited FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers

6,088:

Average amount of money awarded by FEMA per applicant for housing assistance

480:

Amount of volunteer agencies active in disaster recovery effort

195,000:

Number of room nights in 435 hotels and motels paid for by FEMA while displaced survivors sought permanent housing solutions

7.6 million:

Cost of the reconstruction of the Seaside Heights boardwalk, which is slated to reopen to the public on Memorial Day

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