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1997 Data Tables for NRI

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1997 New Mexico Data Tables

Surface area of nonfederal and federal land and water areas, by state and year for 1997

 
Year Federal
Land
Water
Areas
Nonfederal Land Total
Surface Area
Developed Rural Total
1982 25,645.6 149.3 781.0 51,247.4 52,028.4 77,823.3
1987
26,186.2 150.2 863.0 50,623.9 51,486.9 77,823.3
1992 26,448.5 146.4

781.0

50,292.9 51,228.4 77,823.3
1997
26,448.5 151.3 1,152.7   50,070.8 51.223.5 77,823.3

Land cover/use of nonfederal rural land, by year (in thousands of acres)

 
Year Cropland CRP Land Pastureland Rangeland Forest Land Other Rural Land Total Rural Land
1982
2,412.4
0

179.3

41,736.1 5,005.5 1,914.1 51,247.4
1987
1,961.0 425.4 217.2 41,122,1 4,849.3 2,048.9 50,623.9
1992
1,892.0 481.8 234.2 40,541.5 5,045.6 2,097.8 50,292.9
1997
1,875.2 467.1 230.8 39,989.5 5,466.9 2,041.8 50,070.8

Cropland use, by year (in thousands of acres)

 
Year Cultivated Cropland Non-cultivated Cropland Total Cropland
Irrigated Non-irrigated Total Irrigated Non-irrigated Total
1982 998.0 1,007.7

2,005.7

376.4 30.0 406.7 2,412.4
1987 757.2 762.2 1,519.4 407.7 33.9 441.6 1,961.0
1992 721.0 740.0 1,461.0 402.3 28.7 431.0 1,892.0
1997 635.6 752.5 1,388.1 453.6 33.5 487.1 1,875.2

Prime farmland, by land cover/use, by year (in thousands of acres)

 
Year Cropland CRP Land Pastureland Rangeland Forest Land Other Rural Land Total Prime Farmland
1982
208.9
0
12.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 221.7
1987
143.6
0
19.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 163.1
1992
131.6
0
19.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 150.8
1997
124.7
0
19.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 144.5

Estimated average annual sheet and rill erosion on nonfederal land, by year (tons/acre/year)

 
Year Cropland CRP Land Pastureland
Cultivated Non-cultivated Total
1982
1.2 0.1 1.0
-
0.1
1987
0.9 0.1 0.7 1.0 0.1
1992
1.0 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.1
1997
0.9 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.1

Estimated average annual wind erosion on nonfederal rural land, by year (tons/acre/year)

 
Year Cropland CRP Land Pastureland
Cultivated Non-cultivated Total
1982 15.1 4.0 13.2 - 4.1
1987 16.0 4.1 13.4 17.5 3.9
1992 16.7 3.0 13.6 7.0 5.1
1997 12.1 3.4 9.9 2.4 5.3

Wetlands and deepwater habitats on water areas and nonfederal land in 1997, (in thousands of acres)

 
Palustrine and Estuarine Wetlands Other Aquatic Habitats Total
Palustrine Estuarine Total Lacustrine Other (*) Total

40.5

0.0

40.5

79.2 82.1 161.3 201.8

(*) includes Estuarine deepwater, and all Riverine and Marine systems. 


Palustrine and Estuarine wetlands on water areas and nonfederal land in 1997 (in thousands of acres)

 
Cropland Crop, Pasture,
and CRP lands
Rangeland Forest
Land
Other Rural land Water
Areas
Total
14.9 7.1

5.5

6.7 0.0 6.3 40.5