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Comparison of 2002 Summary Land Cover

State of Connecticut

Class
Acres
Percent
Developed* 737958 23.2%
Other Grasses 380628 12.0%
Forest 1774870 55.7%
Water 99776 3.1%
Wetland 142043 4.5%
Other 49121 1.5%
  3184396  

Coastal Study Area**

Class
Acres
Percent
Developed* 252494 34.5%
Other Grasses 53797 7.3%
Forest 339189 46.3%
Water 28399 3.9%
Wetland 44214 6.0%
Other 14656 2.0%
  732750  
     

Coastal Boundary**

Class
Acres
Percent
Developed* 55583 51.0%
Other Grasses 5286 4.8%
Forest 20773 19.0%
Water 6435 5.9%
Wetland 16316 15.0%
Other 4660 4.3%
  109053  
   

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* The Developed class is a combination of the developed and turf and grass classes from the 2002 land cover.

** The Coastal Study Area consists of the 36 Coastal Area Towns in Connecticut plus six towns bordering the Connecticut River. The Coastal Boundary is small ribbon of land along the immediate coast. Visit the Study Area page for a map and the full definition of the Coastal Area and Coastal Boundary.

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