Top 10 Metro Areas By Greatest Loss Potential From Wildfires, 2020

($ billions)

  Single-family residences at elevated risk (1)
Rank Metro area State Number Reconstruction value (2)
1 Los Angeles California 154,462 $90.31
2 Riverside California 126,628 50.62
3 San Diego California 98,970 47.45
4 Sacramento California 73,863 30.55
5 Austin Texas 73,756 22.67
6 San Francisco California 37,600 18.76
7 Denver  Colorado 55,762 17.73
8 Thousand Oaks California 27,331 13.80
9 Truckee California 35,523 12.27
10 San Antonio Texas 41,229 11.66
  Multi-family residences at elevated risk (1)
Rank Metro area State Number Reconstruction value (2)
1 Breckenridge Colorado 4,135 $1.06
2 Los Angeles California 1,028 0.77
3 Riverside California 946 0.54
4 Sacramento California 847 0.43
5 San Diego California 760 0.43
6 San Francisco California 619 0.41
7 Sonora California 759 0.26
8 Redding California 495 0.22
9 Salinas California 223 0.17
10 Colorado Springs Colorado 342 0.12
(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. May not be re-sold, republished or licensed to any other source without prior written permission from CoreLogic.