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2002 Land Cover in Percent for the Coastal Boundary* Area of Each Municipality

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2002 Land Cover in the Coastal Boundary* by Municipality

Branford 43.6% 8.2% 2.8% 17.5% 2.4% 2.5% 0.3% 0.7% 17.8% 4.1% 0.0% 51.8%
Bridgeport 84.7% 5.1% 1.5% 0.9% 0.1% 2.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.6% 4.4% 0.0% 89.8%
Chester 26.9% 6.0% 11.7% 21.3% 2.4% 6.2% 0.0% 0.1% 21.5% 3.8% 0.0% 32.9%
Clinton 42.2% 6.6% 3.2% 16.1% 0.1% 1.2% 0.1% 2.9% 22.5% 5.2% 0.0% 48.9%
Darien 55.9% 18.3% 1.8% 14.3% 1.8% 4.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.7% 2.8% 0.0% 74.2%
Deep River 26.7% 4.9% 6.9% 35.3% 7.9% 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 11.9% 0.9% 0.0% 31.6%
East Haven 46.7% 9.1% 4.7% 14.2% 0.1% 0.6% 0.2% 1.2% 17.5% 5.6% 0.0% 55.9%
East Lyme 38.4% 3.6% 7.4% 32.0% 0.9% 2.9% 0.0% 1.2% 10.1% 3.5% 0.1% 42.0%
Essex 31.5% 8.6% 8.5% 20.3% 4.7% 7.6% 0.0% 0.4% 17.2% 1.3% 0.0% 40.0%
Fairfield 60.4% 16.9% 1.2% 3.1% 0.9% 2.5% 0.1% 0.2% 10.0% 4.7% 0.0% 77.2%
Greenwich 60.5% 21.9% 1.7% 6.0% 2.2% 4.5% 0.1% 0.0% 0.7% 2.3% 0.0% 82.4%
Groton 39.6% 10.2% 5.3% 29.8% 0.3% 3.4% 0.1% 0.7% 6.1% 4.5% 0.0% 49.8%
Guilford 26.1% 7.5% 7.2% 24.3% 5.6% 2.0% 0.1% 1.2% 24.1% 1.9% 0.0% 33.6%
Hamden 33.4% 6.2% 1.7% 10.5% 1.7% 6.1% 0.2% 0.5% 34.3% 5.4% 0.0% 39.6%
Ledyard 29.1% 4.4% 8.4% 41.3% 7.1% 4.2% 0.2% 3.5% 0.1% 1.5% 0.3% 33.4%
Lyme 7.8% 0.6% 8.1% 31.3% 19.1% 5.9% 0.0% 0.3% 25.1% 1.8% 0.0% 8.4%
Madison 34.3% 9.4% 5.4% 14.1% 0.4% 1.6% 0.1% 2.8% 27.6% 4.5% 0.0% 43.6%
Milford 53.0% 6.3% 3.6% 7.4% 0.5% 4.2% 0.0% 1.0% 17.5% 6.1% 0.4% 59.2%
Montville 43.3% 3.1% 13.3% 30.0% 1.0% 6.7% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 1.7% 0.3% 46.3%
New Haven 74.4% 7.2% 2.2% 3.6% 0.3% 1.8% 0.1% 0.2% 7.1% 3.1% 0.0% 81.6%
New London 77.7% 6.6% 1.6% 5.0% 0.6% 2.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 5.5% 0.0% 84.3%
North Haven 52.9% 1.3% 3.5% 6.9% 0.0% 4.8% 0.0% 0.1% 27.5% 3.1% 0.0% 54.2%
Norwalk 67.6% 9.3% 1.7% 5.6% 0.5% 3.5% 0.1% 0.2% 5.2% 6.3% 0.0% 77.0%
Norwich 64.4% 3.7% 2.9% 20.7% 2.0% 4.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 1.5% 0.2% 68.1%
Old Lyme 24.4% 5.4% 7.4% 31.7% 4.2% 2.8% 0.1% 3.7% 18.7% 1.6% 0.0% 29.7%
Old Saybrook 41.7% 6.8% 3.8% 11.3% 0.8% 2.6% 0.0% 0.6% 29.1% 3.3% 0.0% 48.5%
Orange 19.0% 18.4% 3.6% 43.0% 2.2% 10.6% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 37.4%
Preston 28.3% 2.7% 11.1% 40.1% 3.3% 5.3% 0.0% 1.2% 3.8% 4.3% 0.0% 30.9%
Shelton 37.0% 1.4% 7.8% 25.7% 1.8% 12.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 13.1% 0.0% 38.4%
Stamford 73.1% 15.6% 1.1% 2.9% 0.1% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 4.1% 0.0% 88.7%
Stonington 30.3% 4.4% 10.4% 29.2% 0.7% 3.9% 0.3% 2.1% 17.0% 1.7% 0.0% 34.7%
Stratford 56.5% 7.5% 5.0% 3.1% 0.1% 3.3% 0.0% 0.1% 15.9% 8.6% 0.0% 63.9%
Waterford 36.3% 9.3% 7.7% 30.1% 2.1% 3.8% 0.1% 2.5% 2.0% 5.6% 0.4% 45.7%
West Haven 39.4% 5.0% 3.3% 21.9% 0.9% 1.9% 0.5% 4.8% 17.5% 4.6% 0.0% 44.4%
Westbrook 66.7% 10.2% 3.1% 3.8% 0.1% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2% 7.5% 0.0% 76.9%
Westport 50.9% 15.6% 6.2% 6.1% 3.1% 4.0% 0.1% 1.1% 6.5% 6.2% 0.0% 66.6%

* 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 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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