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Carbon in United States Forests and Wood Products, 1987-1997: State-by-State Estimates
by Richard A. Birdsey & George M. Lewis

Area of forest land in the United States by region, State, and forest land class, 1997, in thousands of acres.

Southeast
Florida
16,254
14,605
602
1,047
Georgia
24,413
23,796
595
22
North Carolina
19,298
18,639
615
44
South Carolina
12,651
12,419
232
0
Virginia
16,047
15,345
655
47
South Central
Alabama
21,964
21,911
52
0
Arkansas
18,790
18,392
231
167
Kentucky
12,684
12,347
305
32
Louisiana
13,783
13,693
90
0
Mississippi
18,595
18,587
8
0
Oklahoma
7,665
6,234
45
1,387
Tennessee
13,603
13,265
337
0
Texas
18,354
11,766
133
6,455
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
Connecticut
1,863
1,815
23
25
Delaware
389
376
3
10
Maine
17,710
16,952
346
412
Maryland
2,701
2,423
153
124
Massachusetts
3,264
2,965
149
150
New Hampshire
4,955
4,551
117
287
New Jersey
1,991
1,864
105
21
New York
18,581
15,406
2,953
222
Pennsylvania
16,905
15,853
833
219
Rhode Island
409
356
8
45
Vermont
4,607
4,461
91
55
West Virginia
12,108
11,900
181
27
North Central
Illinois
4,294
4,058
236
0
Indiana
4,501
4,342
159
0
Iowa
2,050
1,944
88
19
Michigan
19,335
18,667
577
90
Minnesota
16,796
14,819
1,136
842
Missouri
14,047
13,411
325
311
Ohio
7,855
7,568
140
147
Wisconsin
15,963
15,701
201
61
Great Plains
Kansas
1,545
1,491
18
37
Nebraska
947
898
32
18
North Dakota
674
442
0
232
South Dakota
1,632
1,487
22
123
Rocky Mountain
Arizona
19,926
4,073
1,771
14,082
Colorado
21,270
11,555
2,407
7,307
Idaho
21,937
17,123
3,529
1,285
Montana
23,232
19,164
3,620
448
Nevada
9,928
169
688
9,071
New Mexico
15,505
4,833
1,420
9,252
Utah
15,705
4,700
770
10,235
Wyoming
10,945
5,085
3,903
1,957
Pacific Coast
Alaska
127,380
12,395
9,836
105,148
California
38,546
17,952
5,968
14,626
Hawaii
1,749
700
196
853
Oregon
29,720
23,749
2,482
3,489
Washington
21,893
17,418
3,495
980
U.S. Total
746,959
503,666
51,883
191,410