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.
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 Alaska||Percentage|
|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|
|82. Cultivated Crops||0.02|
|90. Woody Wetlands||3.48|
|95. Emergent Herbaceous Wetlands||2.98|
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.