Performance indicator:

Percent of Residences Inside Floodplain

Source: City of Houston

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of residents’ risk of flood damage. The indicator identifies the percentage of buildings located within a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designated 100-year floodplain, measured for the City of Houston.

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.