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Prime Farmland Developed

Acres and Percent of Developed Land 1992-1997 that was Prime Farmland in 1992, and Average Annual Acres of Prime Farmland Developed 1992-1997, by State

 
State Total Land Developed 1992-1997 (1000 Acres) Prime Farmland Converted to Developed Land 1992-1997 (1000 acres) Percent of Total Land Developed 1992-1997 that was Prime Farmland Average Annual Rate of Conversion of Prime Farmland to Developed Land 1992-1997 (1000 Acres/Year)
AL 315.3 113.8 36.1 22.8
AZ 113.8 17.1 15.0 3.4
AR 168.9 71.6 42.4 14.3
CA 553.4 85.2 15.4 17.0
CO 112.5 10.1 9.0 2.0
CT 39.4 10.0 25.4 2.0
DE 23.1 14.0 60.6 2.8
FL 825.2 15.2 1.8 3.0
GA 851.9 184.0 21.6 36.8
HI 6.8 1.6 23.5 0.3
ID 91.9 28.8 31.3 5.8
IL 246.5 160.9 65.3 32.2
IN 195.3 124.2 63.6 24.8
IA 69.1 40.2 58.2 8.0
KS 96.5 53.1 55.0 10.6
KY 237.1 80.0 33.7 16.0
LA 133.6 83.7 62.6 16.7
ME 111.1 19.5 17.6 3.9
MD 177.6 52.2 29.4 10.4
MA 211.8 29.1 13.7 5.8
MI 364.1 121.4 33.3 24.3
MN 231.8 71.6 30.9 14.3
MS 206.4 84.8 41.1 17.0
MO 224.2 64.2 28.6 12.8
MT 76.3 13.8 18.1 2.8
NE 55.1 24.2 43.9 4.8
NV 26.7 2.1 7.9 0.4
NH 62.6 3.3 5.3 0.7
NJ 213.6 70.8 33.1 14.2
NM 217.2 3.6 1.7 0.7
NY 317.6 89.1 28.1 17.8
NC 506.6 168.3 33.2 33.7
ND 32.8 10.8 32.9 2.2
OH 364.8 212.2 58.2 42.4
OK 176.7 63.3 35.8 12.7
OR 103.9 37.6 36.2 7.5
PA 545.1 134.9 24.7 27.0
RI 6.6 1.3 19.7 0.3
SC 362.0 86.2 23.8 17.2
SD 57.8 14.4 24.9 2.9
TN 401.9 124.0 30.9 24.8
TX 893.5 332.8 37.2 66.6
UT 81.3 17.8 21.9 3.6
VT 11.5 0.7 6.1 0.1
VA 343.5 105.0 30.6 21.0
WA 240.8 45.8 19.0 9.2
WV 176.8 16.0 9.0 3.2
WI 188.2 91.9 48.8 18.4
WY 34.4 0.1 0.3 0.0
PR 112.4 19.1 17.0 3.8
Nation 11217.0 3225.4 28.8 645.1

Source: 1997 National Resources Inventory, revised December 2000