National Risk Index May 21, 2022

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Summary

Risk Index is Very High
Score 41.10
Expected Annual Loss is Relatively High
Score 32.12
Social Vulnerability is Very High
Score 61.21
Community Resilience is Relatively Moderate
Score 55.30

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 High for Philadelphia County, PA when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 41.1
99.3% of U.S. counties have a lower Risk Index
100.0% of counties in Pennsylvania 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 Philadelphia County, PA, expected loss each year due to natural hazards is Relatively High when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 32.12
97.0% of U.S. counties have a lower Expected Annual Loss
100.0% of counties in Pennsylvania 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 $53,112,602.27
Building Value $16,858,957.93
Population 4.77 fatalities
Population Equivalence $36,244,342.49
Agriculture Value $9,301.86

Social Vulnerability

Social groups in Philadelphia County, PA have a Very High susceptibility to the adverse impacts of natural hazards when compared to the rest of the U.S.

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Score 61.21
97.0% of U.S. counties have a lower Social Vulnerability
100.0% of counties in Pennsylvania 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 Philadelphia County, PA have a Relatively Moderate 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 55.3
41.5% of U.S. counties have a higher Community Resilience
83.6% of counties in Pennsylvania 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