Geography Statistics > Land Acreage > Total Forest Land (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: Total area of forest land in millions of acres. NOTE: Because of the difficulty in gathering these statistics across independent state agencies, some states may be missing. Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Illinois, Ohio and Maine did not report.

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Rank   States  Amount 
# 1     Alaska: 127.38 million acres 
# 2     Oregon: 28.836 million acres 
# 3     Georgia: 24.4 million acres 
# 4     California: 23.7 million acres 
# 5     Idaho: 23.5 million acres 
# 6     Alabama: 22.991 million acres 
# 7     Montana: 22.5 million acres 
# 8     Colorado: 21.637 million acres 
# 9     Washington: 21.3 million acres 
# 10     Michigan: 19.3 million acres 
# 11     Mississippi: 18.605 million acres 
# 12     New York: 18.4 million acres 
# 13     North Carolina: 18.269 million acres 
# 14     New Mexico: 16.68 million acres 
# 15     Pennsylvania: 16.585 million acres 
# 16     Minnesota: 16.23 million acres 
# 17     Wisconsin: 15.965 million acres 
# 18     Virginia: 15.844 million acres 
# 19     Utah: 15.173 million acres 
# 20     Missouri: 15.01 million acres 
# 21     Florida: 14.7 million acres 
# 22     Tennessee: 14.404 million acres 
# 23     Louisiana: 14.017 million acres 
# 24     South Carolina: 12.415 million acres 
# 25     West Virginia: 12.001 million acres 
# 26     Kentucky: 11.931 million acres 
# 27     Texas: 11.879 million acres 
# 28     Wyoming: 10.995 million acres 
# 29     Nevada: 9.767 million acres 
# 30     Oklahoma: 7.665 million acres 
# 31     New Hampshire: 4.824 million acres 
# 32     Vermont: 4.628 million acres 
# 33     Indiana: 4.554 million acres 
# 34     Massachusetts: 3.13 million acres 
# 35     Iowa: 2.7 million acres 
# 36     Maryland: 2.566 million acres 
# 37     Kansas: 2.226 million acres 
# 38     New Jersey: 1.876 million acres 
# 39     Connecticut: 1.859 million acres 
# 40     South Dakota: 1.62 million acres 
# 41     Nebraska: 1.275 million acres 
# 42     North Dakota: 0.673 million acres 
# 43     Rhode Island: 0.393 million acres 
# 44     Delaware: 0.383 million acres 
Total: 654.786 million acres  
Weighted average: 14.9 million acres  

SOURCE: National Association of State Foresters, 2004. via StateMaster

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