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Data Resources

The National Risk Index can be accessed through multiple venues, including this website, an interactive map and data exploration tool, Community Risk Profile and Comparison Reports, downloads, and geographic information system (GIS) web layers and services.

National Risk Index GIS web layers and services are available through the National Risk Index Group on FEMA’s ArcGIS Online Portal, along with a variety of other FEMA-related GIS content and services.

View the Data Glossary

Download the Data Dictionary

Download the Metadata

Downloads

National Risk Index downloads are available in multiple formats:

Geodatabase Format

Download National Risk Index datasets in geodatabase format using the links below. Complete National Risk Index datasets for all 50 states are available at the county and Census tract level:

National Risk Index tribal datasets in geodatabase format are available to help identify the spatial relationships between tribal areas and the National Risk Index data:

A nationwide, state-level Expected Annual Loss dataset is available for download in geodatabase format:

 

Shapefile Format

Download National Risk Index datasets in shapefile format using the links below. Complete National Risk Index datasets for all 50 states are available at the county and Census tract level.

National Risk Index shapefile downloads use the value -9999 for data fields that contain or display null values in other data formats. In addition, limitations of the shapefile file format cause minor differences in the display of a few large values between the same values stored in other available formats (e.g., Geodatabase and CSV). Please consider this when you use National Risk Index shapefile datasets. For more information on null and other values in the National Risk Index data, see the National Risk Index Technical Documentation.

National Risk Index tribal datasets in shapefile format are available to help identify the spatial relationships between tribal areas and the National Risk Index data:

A nationwide, state-level Expected Annual Loss dataset is available for download in shapefile format:

 

Table Format (CSV)

Download National Risk Index datasets in table format (CSV) using the links below. Complete datasets for all 50 states and individual state datasets are available at the county and Census tract level.

Relational tribal datasets and state-level Expected Annual Loss data are also available for download in table format.

County Level

Census Tract Level

National Risk Index tribal datasets in table format are available to help identify the spatial relationships between tribal areas and the National Risk Index data:

A nationwide, state-level Expected Annual Loss dataset is available for download in table format: