for the future
Ten Across frames the U.S. Interstate 10 corridor as the premier observatory for the future, one which presents the challenges of the 21st century in their highest relief.
Together with our growing network, we engage the conditions found within this transect to reveal our collective capacity to create a more resilient future.
Scale + growth
people live in Ten Across metro areas
- Cities growing faster than 10% 2010-2019
- Major population hub
Risk + resilience
the growing cost of natural disasters in the Ten Across region since 1980
- Declared disasters greater than $10B
- Extreme storms
people living in distressed zip codes in Ten Across states
- % of population residing in distressed zip codes
non-white or Hispanic share of the Ten Across population, 25 years in advance of greater-U.S. plurality
- % of state population that is non-white or Hispanic
- > 50%
- < 40%
potential annual GDP loss related to climate change in Ten Across counties
Source Estimating Economic Damage from Climate Change in the United States. Hsiang, S., Kopp, R.E., Jina, A., Rising, J., Delgado M., Mohan, S., Rasmussen, D.J., Muir-Wood, R., Wilson, P., Oppenheimer, M., Larsen, K., and Houser, T. (2017). Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States. Science, Jun. 17, 2017 (Vol. 356, Issue 6345, pp. 1362-1369).
- % of annual GDP loss within 60 years
- ≤ 27.9%
- ≤ 10.0%
- ≤ 5.0%