Top 10 Most Wildfire Prone States, 2015
    By households     By percent of households   By insured wildfire loss
Rank State Households at high or extreme risk from wildfires (1) Rank State Percent of households at high or extreme risk from wildfires Rank State Largest insured wildfire loss (year)
1 California (2) 2,054,400 1 Montana 27.0% 1 California $1.7 billion (1991)
2 Texas 706,200 2 Idaho 24.5 2 Texas $530 million (2011)
3  Colorado 363,900 3 Colorado 16.4 3 Colorado $450 million (2012)
4 Arizona 227,100 4 California (2) 15.0 4 New Mexico $140 million (2000)
5 Idaho 163,500 5 New Mexico 13.9 5 Arizona $120 million (2002)
6 Washington 157,900 6 Wyoming 13.4 6 Idaho NA
7 Oregon 153,400 7 Utah 13.2 7 Nevada NA
8 Oklahoma 148,800 8 Oregon 9.2 8 Oregon NA
9 Montana 130,200 9 Oklahoma 8.9 9 Utah NA
10 Utah 128,800 10 Arizona 8.0 10 Washington NA
(1) Number of households is based on data from the 2010 U.S. Census. (2) Data for 2016. NA=Data not available. Source: Verisk Insurance Solutions – Underwriting and Verisk Climate units of Verisk Analytics®.