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2002 Land Cover in Percentage for Each Municipality in the Coastal Study Area*

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2002 Land Cover by Coastal Zone Municipality

 
Branford 38.3% 8.1% 4.3% 27.5% 5.6% 3.2% 0.4% 3.8% 5.7% 2.5% 0.6% 46.4%
Bridgeport 83.6% 5.3% 1.3% 5.4% 0.3% 2.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 1.3% 0.1% 89.0%
Chester 12.3% 1.7% 5.4% 55.7% 11.7% 5.3% 0.2% 4.4% 1.8% 1.1% 0.4% 14.1%
Clinton 29.5% 3.9% 4.5% 43.9% 1.2% 1.6% 0.2% 4.3% 7.3% 3.3% 0.3% 33.4%
Darien 46.6% 26.8% 1.3% 19.1% 3.2% 1.5% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 1.0% 0.0% 73.4%
Deep River 15.0% 2.4% 5.1% 62.8% 2.6% 5.3% 0.2% 2.7% 1.3% 2.4% 0.2% 17.4%
East Haven 44.7% 7.3% 7.8% 27.4% 1.0% 2.9% 0.2% 1.1% 4.6% 2.9% 0.2% 51.9%
East Lyme 16.9% 2.0% 8.8% 56.0% 4.3% 3.2% 0.6% 4.4% 1.4% 2.3% 0.3% 18.8%
Essex 21.9% 3.2% 6.6% 44.4% 2.7% 13.2% 0.2% 3.3% 2.6% 1.5% 0.4% 25.1%
Fairfield 42.6% 17.9% 6.9% 23.6% 2.1% 2.4% 0.1% 1.7% 1.5% 1.1% 0.2% 60.5%
Greenwich 31.9% 22.7% 5.0% 25.5% 9.1% 2.7% 0.1% 2.2% 0.1% 0.6% 0.0% 54.7%
Groton 32.7% 5.8% 5.0% 40.7% 2.1% 4.6% 0.2% 3.7% 1.6% 3.4% 0.2% 38.5%
Guilford 17.0% 3.6% 9.5% 53.1% 4.8% 1.9% 0.3% 4.9% 4.1% 0.5% 0.3% 20.6%
Hamden 32.5% 8.6% 5.2% 42.9% 3.7% 2.2% 0.3% 1.2% 1.8% 1.2% 0.3% 41.2%
Ledyard 13.6% 1.8% 8.6% 58.2% 2.6% 4.9% 0.5% 8.3% 0.0% 1.0% 0.4% 15.4%
Lyme 5.4% 0.5% 6.5% 62.7% 7.6% 8.5% 0.3% 3.0% 4.5% 0.7% 0.5% 5.9%
Madison 19.3% 3.5% 4.8% 54.9% 0.7% 1.0% 1.1% 7.6% 4.7% 2.3% 0.1% 22.8%
Milford 52.5% 10.3% 4.0% 14.2% 1.0% 4.4% 0.2% 2.3% 7.3% 3.3% 0.5% 62.8%
Montville 15.0% 2.3% 7.5% 59.1% 2.3% 5.4% 0.5% 4.0% 0.0% 2.5% 1.5% 17.3%
New Haven 71.1% 8.2% 1.4% 10.7% 0.6% 3.2% 0.1% 0.5% 2.8% 1.4% 0.0% 79.3%
New London 66.7% 6.8% 2.1% 7.8% 0.9% 10.9% 0.2% 1.7% 0.0% 2.8% 0.2% 73.5%
North Haven 44.6% 11.7% 11.5% 21.9% 1.9% 1.9% 0.1% 2.2% 3.2% 1.0% 0.1% 56.3%
Norwalk 65.5% 14.5% 1.4% 12.3% 2.0% 1.5% 0.1% 0.5% 1.0% 1.3% 0.0% 80.0%
Norwich 31.0% 5.0% 12.0% 40.8% 2.5% 4.5% 0.2% 1.8% 0.0% 1.4% 0.7% 36.0%
Old Lyme 17.8% 3.1% 5.4% 44.4% 6.2% 6.4% 0.2% 5.8% 8.9% 1.6% 0.3% 20.9%
Old Saybrook 30.3% 3.9% 3.2% 33.7% 1.1% 4.9% 0.2% 5.9% 13.9% 2.5% 0.3% 34.3%
Orange 33.4% 20.0% 6.2% 29.3% 5.6% 1.8% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3% 53.4%
Preston 9.3% 1.5% 20.2% 51.0% 4.8% 3.4% 0.6% 7.8% 0.1% 1.0% 0.2% 10.7%
Shelton 31.9% 8.6% 9.3% 40.3% 2.0% 4.4% 0.1% 1.7% 0.0% 1.3% 0.3% 40.5%
Stamford 46.4% 13.8% 3.0% 29.6% 1.8% 2.8% 0.1% 1.8% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 60.2%
Stonington 18.7% 4.0% 15.5% 45.5% 0.9% 2.4% 0.7% 6.6% 3.9% 1.4% 0.4% 22.7%
Stratford 57.5% 11.5% 2.4% 12.7% 0.8% 4.4% 0.1% 1.4% 5.4% 3.4% 0.3% 69.0%
Waterford 21.6% 4.5% 7.8% 47.4% 4.2% 3.8% 0.8% 6.0% 0.3% 2.4% 1.2% 26.2%
West Haven 19.7% 1.9% 4.5% 52.5% 0.6% 2.1% 0.5% 9.9% 4.3% 3.5% 0.4% 21.7%
Westbrook 67.9% 10.4% 2.8% 10.9% 0.8% 1.9% 0.2% 0.6% 2.0% 2.5% 0.0% 78.3%
Westport 45.7% 18.4% 4.0% 18.1% 6.4% 2.3% 0.2% 1.9% 1.5% 1.5% 0.0% 64.0%
Cromwell 29.6% 10.6% 14.5% 23.9% 2.0% 5.4% 2.7% 6.5% 0.0% 4.5% 0.3% 40.2%
East Haddam 9.1% 1.5% 8.7% 62.8% 7.5% 4.7% 0.5% 3.5% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5% 10.6%
East Hampton 11.1% 1.4% 5.4% 67.9% 6.1% 4.1% 0.3% 2.8% 0.0% 0.7% 0.3% 12.4%
Haddam 10.0% 1.4% 5.4% 63.1% 9.3% 5.8% 0.2% 1.8% 1.2% 0.8% 1.0% 11.4%
Middletown 24.7% 8.0% 15.3% 34.7% 7.7% 3.8% 0.3% 2.4% 0.2% 1.3% 1.5% 32.7%
Portland 13.2% 4.6% 10.6% 52.1% 4.9% 6.5% 0.4% 5.0% 0.0% 2.0% 0.8% 17.8%

*Includes the developed class and the turf and grass class from the 2002 land cover. Click here to see descriptions of the 11 land cover classes.

* The Coastal Study Area consists of the 36 Coastal Area Towns in Connecticut plus six towns bordering the Connecticut River. Visit the Study Area page for a map and the full definition of the Coastal Area and Coastal Boundary.

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