The CRE estimates community resilience to disasters by using small area estimation (SAE) techniques to combine data from several sources and produce high quality estimates:
The CRE provides estimates of the total number of people living in a community by the number of risk factors. This includes estimates for the following groups.
The number of people with:
The number of risk factors are determined by examining the following demographic, socioeconomic, and housing characteristics in the ACS microdata. For household level variables, if the household meets the criteria for the risk flag, every individual in the household is receives that risk flag.
Additional information can be found in the CRE Quick Guide and Technical Documentation.