Land Cover of Illinois Statistical Summary 1999-2000

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Land Cover Statistics

LAND COVER CATEGORY

STATE

Acres

Sq. Mi.

Percent

AGRICULTURAL LAND

 

27,519,206

42,998.8

76.3

Corn

 

11,409,233

17,826.9

31.6

Soybeans

 

10,504,048

16,412.6

29.1

Winter Wheat

 

363,227

567.5

1.0

Other Small Grains and Hay

 

331,467

517.9

0.9

Winter Wheat/Soybeans, Double Cropped

 

613,307

958.3

1.7

Other Agriculture

 

134,326

209.9

0.4

Rural Grassland

4,163,599

6,505.6

11.5

How the statistics were calculated

 

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