Mississippi

State by State Industry Statistics

  • 62% of the state is Forest Land (18.6 million acres)
    • 69% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 11% owned by the public
    • 20% owned by forest industry
  • Ranked 2nd in US reforestation in 1999
    • 314,665 acres of new trees planted
  • People: 67,000 workers in Forest Products Industry
  • Economic Impact: Generates $11 billion annually for the state

For more information, contact the Mississippi Forestry Association.

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