TOP FIVE STATES BY INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 2012 (1)

($ millions)

Rank State Estimated insured loss
1 New York $9,756
2 New Jersey                         6,369
3 Texas                         2,318
4 Kentucky                         1,511
5 Colorado                         1,440

(1) Includes catastrophes causing insured property losses of at least $25 million in 1997 dollars and affecting a significant number of policyholders and insurers. Excludes losses covered by the federally administered National Flood Insurance Program.

Source: Property Claim Services (PCS), a division of Verisk Analytics.