Major uses of land, 1959-2007

Million acres

Line graph with 6 lines and 11 points per line.

Line 1, Cropland.
Point 1, 1959 is 458.
Point 2, 1964 is 444.
Point 3, 1969 is 472.
Point 4, 1974 is 465.
Point 5, 1978 is 471.
Point 6, 1982 is 469.
Point 7, 1987 is 464.
Point 8, 1992 is 460.
Point 9, 1997 is 455.
Point 10, 2002 is 442.
Point 11, 2007 is 408.
Line 2, Pasture/range.
Point 1, 1959 is 633.
Point 2, 1964 is 640.
Point 3, 1969 is 604.
Point 4, 1974 is 598.
Point 5, 1978 is 587.
Point 6, 1982 is 597.
Point 7, 1987 is 591.
Point 8, 1992 is 591.
Point 9, 1997 is 580.
Point 10, 2002 is 587.
Point 11, 2007 is 614.
Line 3, Forest-use.
Point 1, 1959 is 728.
Point 2, 1964 is 732.
Point 3, 1969 is 723.
Point 4, 1974 is 718.
Point 5, 1978 is 703.
Point 6, 1982 is 655.
Point 7, 1987 is 648.
Point 8, 1992 is 648.
Point 9, 1997 is 642.
Point 10, 2002 is 651.
Point 11, 2007 is 671.
Line 4, Special-use.
Point 1, 1959 is 123.
Point 2, 1964 is 144.
Point 3, 1969 is 141.
Point 4, 1974 is 147.
Point 5, 1978 is 158.
Point 6, 1982 is 270.
Point 7, 1987 is 279.
Point 8, 1992 is 281.
Point 9, 1997 is 286.
Point 10, 2002 is 297.
Point 11, 2007 is 313.
Line 5, Misc. other.
Point 1, 1959 is 293.
Point 2, 1964 is 277.
Point 3, 1969 is 291.
Point 4, 1974 is 301.
Point 5, 1978 is 301.
Point 6, 1982 is 224.
Point 7, 1987 is 227.
Point 8, 1992 is 224.
Point 9, 1997 is 236.
Point 10, 2002 is 228.
Point 11, 2007 is 197.
Line 6, Urban.
Point 1, 1959 is 27.
Point 2, 1964 is 29.
Point 3, 1969 is 31.
Point 4, 1974 is 35.
Point 5, 1978 is 45.
Point 6, 1982 is 50.
Point 7, 1987 is 57.
Point 8, 1992 is 59.
Point 9, 1997 is 66.
Point 10, 2002 is 60.
Point 11, 2007 is 61.

Forest-use
Grassland, pasture, and range
Cropland
Miscellaneous farmland and other
Special uses
Urban area
Sources: see sources in Nickerson et al., 2011 and Major Land Uses data.