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National Land Cover Database 2011 (NLCD2011)

Product Statistics

Conterminous United States

NLCD 2011 Pie Chart

A generalized summary of the main NLCD2011 land cover classes for the conterminous United States (Note: Some NLCD2011 land cover classes have been grouped for display purposes. A detailed conterminous United States class proportions are described in the table below).

NLCD2011 Land Cover Class for the conterminous United StatesPercentage
11. Water 5.22
12. Perennial Ice Snow 0.02
21. Developed, Open Space 3.26
22. Developed, Low Intensity 1.46
23. Developed, Medium Intensity 0.68
24. Developed High Intensity 0.22
31. Bare Rock/Sand/Clay 1.23
41. Deciduous Forest 10.84
42. Evergreen Forest 11.56
43. Mixed Forest 2.00
52. Shrub/Scrub 21.61
71. Grasslands/Herbaceous 14.56
81. Pasture/Hay 6.65
82. Cultivated Crops 15.51
90. Woody Wetlands 3.87
95. Emergent Herbaceous Wetlands 1.30
Total100.00%

A detailed description of all NLCD2011 land cover class proportions across the conterminous United States. Note: This table is for illustrative purposes only, we encourage you to download the most recent NLCD2011 data file to complete detailed land cover analysis.



Alaska


NLCD 2011 (AK) Pie Chart

A generalized summary of the main NLCD2011 land cover classes for Alaska. (Note: Some NLCD2011 land cover classes have been grouped for display purposes. A more detailed Alaska class proportions are described in the table below).

NLCD2011 Land Cover Class for AlaskaPercentage
11. Open Water 14.16
12. Perennial Ice Snow 4.11
21. Developed, Open Space 0.02
22. Developed, Low Intensity 0.06
23. Developed, Medium Intensity 0.01
24. Developed High Intensity 0.00
31. Bare Rock/Sand/Clay 7.78
41. Deciduous Forest 3.24
42. Evergreen Forest 13.75
43. Mixed Forest 3.27
51. Dwarf Shrub 17.10
52. Shrub/Scrub 22.57
71. Grasslands/Herbaceous 1.72
72. Sedge/Herbaceous 5.71
74. Moss 0.03
81. Pasture/Hay 0.00
82. Cultivated Crops 0.02
90. Woody Wetlands 3.48
95. Emergent Herbaceous Wetlands 2.98
Total 100.00%

A detailed description of all NLCD2011 land cover class proportions across Alaska. Note: This table is for illustrative purposes only, we encourage you to download the most recent NLCD2011 data file to complete a more detailed land cover analysis.

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