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Summary Report, 1997 NRI, Revised December 2000 - Table 7

Table 7 - Changes in land cover/use between 1987 and 1992
(data per 1,000 acres)
Land cover/use in 1987 Land cover/use in 1992 1987 total
Cropland CRP land Pasture-
land
Rangeland Forest land Other rural land Developed land Water areas & federal land
Cropland 372,482.9 19,327.7 8,660.0 1,008.4 1,298.4 1,123.7 2,025.4 712.6 406,639.1
CRP land 13.5 13,787.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 13,801.1
Pastureland 6,144.6 723.0 114,977.7 444.3 3,581.4 570.2 1,372.9 300.3 128,114.4
Rangeland 2,279.0 124.0 848.1 403,522.1 920.1 547.0 1,044.6 1,819.3 411,104.2
Forest land 492.1 51.8 998.9 719.3 398,212.5 480.9 3,089.3 1,211.6 405,256.4
Other rural land 474.4 28.1 444.4 180.8 801.5 47,630.3 219.5 151.5 49,930.5
Developed land 82.3 0.0 30.3 26.9 79.3 3.7 79,281.6 0.4 79,504.5
Water areas and federal land 346.4 0.0 88.1 1,477.9 313.8 270.0 1.4 447,281.9 449,779.5
1992 total 382,315.2 34,042.1 126,047.5 407,379.7 405,207.0 50,625.8 87,034.7 451,477.7 1,944,129.7

 

1987 land cover/use totals are listed in the right hand vertical column, titled "1987 total". 1992 land cover/use totals are listed in the bottom horizontal row, titled "1992 total". The number at the intersection of rows and columns with the same land cover/use designation represents acres that did not change from 1987 to 1992. Reading to the right or left of this number are the acres that were lost to another cover/use by 1992. Reading up or down from this number are the acres that were gained from another cover/use by 1992.



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