Current Table

U.S. Wildfire Risk, 2020

 

  Single-family residences Multi-family residences
Risk Number Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ billions)
Number Reconstruction
cost value (2)
($ billions)
Low 28,516,304 $7,776.14 593,888 $308.61
Moderate 313,092 105.58 3,339 1.35
High 895,714 311.97 7,826 3.29
Extreme 766,310 220.58 3,334 1.53
Total moderate-extreme 1,975,116 $638.14 14,499 $6.17

(1) Includes the states with the majority of wildfire activity and related property destruction: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
(2) Based on the total destruction of the residential structure using the cost of materials and labor as well as factoring in pricing variations due to different geographic locations.

Source: CoreLogic®, a property data and analytics company.

 
U.S. Wildfire Risk, 2019

 

Risk (1) Total residences
at risk (2)
Total estimated
reconstruction cost value (3)
($ billions)
Low 28,716,516 $7,888.00
Moderate 326,838 108.95
High 924,623 318.38
Extreme 775,654 220.20

(1) Residences at extreme risk are most likely to sustain damage or be destroyed because they are within or close to high-risk fuel location where high intensity wildfires occur. Residences in low to high risk areas are further away from wildland fuels but are vulnerable to ember ignitions.
(2) Single- and multi-family residences.
(3) Based on the total destruction of the residential structure using the combined cost of construction materials as well as equipment and labor.

Source: CoreLogic®, a property data and analytics company.