National Risk Index April 23, 2024

Montrose County, Colorado

Summary

Risk Index is Very Low
Score 25.9
Expected Annual Loss is Very Low
Score 25.6
Social Vulnerability is Relatively Moderate
Score 53.6
Community Resilience is Relatively Low
Score 24.9

While reviewing this report, keep in mind that low risk is driven by lower loss due to natural hazards, lower social vulnerability, and higher community resilience.

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Risk Index

The Risk Index rating is Very Low for Montrose County, CO when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 25.93
26% of U.S. counties have a lower Risk Index
53% of counties in Colorado have a lower Risk Index

Risk Index Legend

Color for the 'Very High' rating Very High
Color for the 'Relatively High' rating Relatively High
Color for the 'Relatively Moderate' rating Relatively Moderate
Color for the 'Relatively Low' rating Relatively Low
Color for the 'Very Low' rating Very Low
Color for the 'No Rating' rating No Rating
Color for the 'Not Applicable' rating Not Applicable
Color for the 'Insufficient Data' rating Insufficient Data

Expected Annual Loss

In Montrose County, CO, expected loss each year due to natural hazards is Very Low when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 25.6
26% of U.S. counties have a lower Expected Annual Loss
52% of counties in Colorado have a lower Expected Annual Loss

Expected Annual Loss Legend

Color for the 'Very High' rating Very High
Color for the 'Relatively High' rating Relatively High
Color for the 'Relatively Moderate' rating Relatively Moderate
Color for the 'Relatively Low' rating Relatively Low
Color for the 'Very Low' rating Very Low
Color for the 'No Expected Annual Losses' rating No Expected Annual Losses
Color for the 'Not Applicable' rating Not Applicable
Color for the 'Insufficient Data' rating Insufficient Data
Composite Expected Annual Loss $2,704,908.87
Composite Expected Annual Loss Rate National Percentile 19.7
Building EAL $536,264.83
Population EAL 0.18 fatalities
Building EAL Rate $1 per $16.34K of building value
Population EAL Rate 1 per 241.35K people
Agriculture EAL $119,438.45
Population Equivalence EAL $2,049,205.60
Agriculture EAL Rate $1 per $780.01 of agriculture value

Social Vulnerability

Social groups in Montrose County, CO have a Relatively Moderate susceptibility to the adverse impacts of natural hazards when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 53.63
54% of U.S. counties have a lower Social Vulnerability
61% of counties in Colorado have a lower Social Vulnerability

Social Vulnerability Legend

Color for the 'Very High' rating Very High
Color for the 'Relatively High' rating Relatively High
Color for the 'Relatively Moderate' rating Relatively Moderate
Color for the 'Relatively Low' rating Relatively Low
Color for the 'Very Low' rating Very Low
Color for the 'Data Unavailable' rating Data Unavailable

Community Resilience

Communities in Montrose County, CO have a Relatively Low ability to prepare for anticipated natural hazards, adapt to changing conditions, and withstand and recover rapidly from disruptions when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 24.92
75% of U.S. counties have a higher Community Resilience
70% of counties in Colorado have a higher Community Resilience

Community Resilience Legend

Color for the 'Very High' rating Very High
Color for the 'Relatively High' rating Relatively High
Color for the 'Relatively Moderate' rating Relatively Moderate
Color for the 'Relatively Low' rating Relatively Low
Color for the 'Very Low' rating Very Low
Color for the 'Data Unavailable' rating Data Unavailable