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State Rankings of Land Developed

State Rankings by Acreage and Rate of Non-Federal Land Developed

 
1992-1997   1992-1997 1992-1997 1982-1992 1982-1992 1982-1992
Rank State Change in Total Land Developed Average Annual Conversion Rate Rank Change in Total Land Developed Average Annual Conversion Rate
    (1000 Acres) (1000 Acres/Year)   (1000 Acres) (1000 Acres/Year)
1 Texas 893.5 178.7 1 1387.0 138.7
2 Georgia 851.9 170.4 5 738.4 73.8
3 Florida 825.2 165.0 2 1088.2 108.8
4 California 553.4 110.7 4 764.7 76.5
5 Pennsylvania 545.1 109.0 6 619.3 61.9
6 North Carolina 506.6 101.3 3 933.1 93.3
7 Tennessee 401.9 80.4 7 464.0 46.4
8 Ohio 364.8 73.0 8 463.7 46.4
9 Michigan 364.1 72.8 9 456.1 45.6
10 South Carolina 362.0 72.4 11 386.4 38.6
11 Virginia 343.5 68.7 10 441.0 44.1
12 New York 317.6 63.5 24 230.2 23.0
13 Alabama 315.3 63.1 13 320.4 32.0
14 Illinois 246.5 49.3 19 245.8 24.6
15 Washington 240.8 48.2 17 287.0 28.7
16 Kentucky 237.1 47.4 12 355.1 35.5
17 Minnesota 231.8 46.4 21 233.8 23.4
18 Missouri 224.2 44.8 25 209.3 20.9
19 New Mexico 217.2 43.4 28 154.5 15.5
20 New Jersey 213.6 42.7 15 299.1 29.9
21 Massachusetts 211.8 42.4 22 233.4 23.3
22 Mississippi 206.4 41.3 29 147.4 14.7
23 Indiana 195.3 39.1 23 230.3 23.0
24 Wisconsin 188.2 37.6 20 240.5 24.1
25 Maryland 177.6 35.5 31 145.1 14.5
26 West Virginia 176.8 35.4 34 112.9 11.3
27 Oklahoma 176.7 35.3 27 156.1 15.6
28 Arkansas 168.9 33.8 37 96.8 9.7
29 Louisiana 133.6 26.7 18 256.3 25.6
30 Arizona 113.8 22.8 16 289.0 28.9
31 Colorado 112.5 22.5 14 302.7 30.3
32 Puerto Rico 112.4 22.5 33 120.7 12.1
33 Maine 111.1 22.2 38 91.4 9.1
34 Oregon 103.9 20.8 26 162.8 16.3
35 Kansas 96.5 19.3 32 124.9 12.5
36 Idaho 91.9 18.4 35 112.8 11.3
37 Utah 81.3 16.3 36 110.2 11.0
38 Montana 76.3 15.3 41 77.4 7.7
39 Iowa 69.1 13.8 45 50.8 5.1
40 New Hampshire 62.6 12.5 30 147.0 14.7
41 South Dakota 57.8 11.6 42 64.5 6.5
42 Nebraska 55.1 11.0 46 39.3 3.9
43 Connecticut 39.4 7.9 39 83.9 8.4
44 Wyoming 34.4 6.9 44 59.4 5.9
45 North Dakota 32.8 6.6 49 24.8 2.5
46 Nevada 26.7 5.3 40 82.5 8.3
47 Delaware 23.1 4.6 47 35.4 3.5
48 Vermont 11.5 2.3 43 63.3 6.3
49 Hawaii 6.8 1.4 50 23.7 2.4
50 Rhode Island 6.6 1.3 48 26.5 2.7
  Nation 11217.0 2243.4   13788.9 1378.9
 

Source: 1997 National Resources Inventory, revised December 2000.

Data for Alaska are not yet available.