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Summary Report, 1997 NRI, Revised December 2000 - Table 5

Table 5 - Changes in land cover/use between 1982 and 1997
(data per 1,000 acres)
Land cover/use in 1982 Land cover/use in 1997 1982 total
Cropland CRP land Pasture-
land
Rangeland Forest land Other rural land Developed land Water areas & federal land
Cropland 350,265.3 30,412.1 19,269.4 3,659.2 5,606.5 3,158.9 7,097.5 1,485.1 420,954.0
Pastureland 15,347.0 1,329.6 92,088.3 2,567.9 14,091.4 1,619.0 4,230.0 732.8 132,006.0
Rangeland 6,967.5 728.5 3,037.2 394,617.4 3,021.6 1,702.7 3,281.3 3,383.2 416,739.4
Forest land 2,037.1 128.8 4,168.2 2,098.8 380,343.3 1,754.8 10,279.2 2,528.0 403,338.2
Other rural land 1,386.8 93.1 1,013.6 719.1 2,767.7 42,713.3 726.9 227.8 49,648.3
Developed Land 196.7 1.2 78.6 110.8 227.0 12.0 72,618.7 0.8 73,245.8
Water areas federal land 797.5 2.7 336.6 2,204.0 897.7 180.8 18.1 443,760.6 448,198.0
1997 total 376,997.9 32,696.0 119,991.9 405,977.2 406,955.2 51,141.5 98,251.7 452,118.3 1,944,129.7

1982 land cover/use totals are listed in the right hand vertical column, titled "1982 total". 1997 land cover/use totals are listed in the bottom horizontal row, titled "1997 total". The number at the intersection of rows and columns with the same land cover/use designation represents acres that did not change from 1982 to 1997. Reading to the right or left of this number are the acres that were lost to another cover/use by 1997. Reading up or down from this number are the acres that were gained from another cover/use by 1997.



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