More than 800 businesses were impacted when superstorm Sandy struck New Jersey in the fall.
NJ Spotlight created an interactive map of town-by-town Sandy damage information with specific statistics on impacts to homes and businesses. month.
Madison did not report any homes or rental properties sustaining damage, but 801 businesses were impacted.
Nearby, four Morristown homes, two of them rental properties, suffered between under $8,000 and about $29,000 worth of damage. In Florham Park, one homeowner reported tangible damage while 857 businesses were impacted; Hanover Township reported 49 homes with major damage while 1,084 businesses were impacted.
Statewide, nearly 87,000 housing units were damaged. About 12,500 of those sustained major damage or were destroyed.
At least 1,000 residences were damaged in 24 municipalities in seven counties. Nearly 400,000 businesses were impacted, as well.
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