Conterminous United States
A generalized summary of the main NLCD2016 land cover classes for the conterminous United States (Note: Some NLCD2016 land cover classes have been grouped for display purposes. A detailed conterminous United States class proportions are described in the table below).
|2008 Land Cover Class for the conterminous United States||Percentage|
|12. Perennial Ice Snow||0.01|
|21. Developed, Open Space||2.84|
|22. Developed, Low Intensity||1.43|
|23. Developed, Medium Intensity||0.63|
|24. Developed High Intensity||0.22|
|31. Bare Rock/Sand/Clay||1.02|
|41. Deciduous Forest||9.43|
|42. Evergreen Forest||11.51|
|43. Mixed Forest||3.60|
|82. Cultivated Crops||15.86|
|90. Woody Wetlands||4.32|
|95. Emergent Herbaceous Wetlands||1.52|
A detailed description of all NLCD2016 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 NLCD2016 data file to complete detailed land cover analysis.