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1998 Minnesota Metro

Land Cover and Impervious Surface Area

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Statistics for Minnesota Metro

Land Cover Acres Percent
  Agriculture 753,478 39.58
  Extraction 6,049 0.32
  Grassland 16,128 0.85
  Forest 240,851 12.65
  Wetland 130,314 6.84
  Water 107,732 5.66
             
Urban644,038 33.83

Impervious Intensity (%) Acres Percent Intensity Weighted Impervious Area (%)
 0 1,341,159 70.44 0
 1-10 65,649 3.45 0.16
 11-25 125,995 6.62 1.21
 26-40 135,420 7.11 2.34
 41-60 119,706 6.29 3.09
 61-80 53,767 2.82 1.96
 81-100 62,142 3.26 3.07

Total Area 1,903,835 acres
Total Impervious Area 225,294 acres
Percent Impervious Area 12.58 %

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