Top 15 Metropolitan Areas By High To Extreme Wildfire Risk, By Reconstruction Cost Value, 2019

($ billions)

Rank Metropolitan area Number of high - extreme risk residences (1) High and extreme risk reconstruction cost value (2) ($billions)
1 Los Angeles, CA 121,589 $71.00
2 Riverside, CA 108,787 40.94
3 San Diego, CA 75,096 35.81
4 Sacramento, CA 68,056 27.50
5 Austin, TX 53,984 16.35
6 San Francisco, CA 32,174 16.32
7 Denver, CO 49,734 15.32
8 Truckee, CA 31,987 10.85
9 Oxnard, CA 19,555 10.17
10 Colorado Springs, CO 31,323 9.36
11 San Antonio, TX 30,696 8.43
12 Sante Fe, NM 23,546 7.28
13 Redding, CA 21,057 6.44
14 Salinas, CA 11,314 6.39
15 Houston, TX 36,004 6.27
(1) Single- and multi-family residences. Residences at high to extreme risk are most likely to sustain damage or be destroyed because they are within or close to high-risk fuel locations where high intensity wildfires occur. (2) 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.