2017 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis
The 2017 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis determined the number and percentage of households at high or extreme risk from wildfire in the 13 most wildfire-prone states. Each state in the charts below links to a snapshot view of the state’s risk. To see complete reports, just fill out the form.
|Number of Households* at High or Extreme Risk from Wildfire**||Percentage of Households at High or Extreme Risk from Wildfire|
The 2017 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis used data from FireLine™, Verisk’s wildfire risk management tool. FireLine. FireLine helps insurers assess wildfire risk at the address level. It uses advanced remote sensing and digital mapping technology to determine the impact of three factors that contribute to wildfire risk: fuel, slope and access. FireLine also identifies properties located in Special Hazard Interface Areas, indicating risks exposed to wind-borne embers.
* Based on data from the 2010 U.S. Census
** Rounded to the nearest 100