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General Statistics

 

Land Use in Washington State

Land Use

Percent

Forest

53.1%
State/Fed. Parks 5.3%
Agriculture 37.0%
Other 2.6%
Cities 2.0%
Land Use in Washington State

 

Estimated Number of Private Forest and Agriculture (Ag.) Owners by Ownership Size in Washington State

Ownership Size # of Owners % of Owners # of Acres % of Acres

Size Class
(Acres)

Ag.

Forest

Ag.

Forest

Ag.

Forest

Ag.

Forest

1--49

15,523

76,300

51.3

83.5

267,087

1,104,000

1.7

11.4

50--499

9,872

14,000

32.6

15.3

1,639,681

1,426,000

10.4

14.7

500-999

1,699

600

5.6

0.7

1,205,247

368,000

7.7

3.8

1000-4999+

3,170

500

10.5

0.5

12,613,992

6,774,000

80.2

70.1

TOTAL

30,264

91,400

100

100

15,726,007

9,670,000

100

100

 

 

POLLUTED RIVERS IN WASHINGTON

 

 

Percent of Private Forest and
Agricultural Land Acreage in Washington

 

 

Agricultural Land Ownership in Washington State

 

 

SUMMARY OF AGRICULTURAL EXEMPTIONS (link)

 

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