South Carolina

State by State Industry Statistics 

  • 66% of the state is Forest Land (12.6 million acres)
    • 73% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 8% owned by the public
    • 19% owned by forest industry
  • Ranked 7th in US reforestation in 1999
    • 158,512 acres of new trees planted
  • People: 30,000 workers in Forest Products Industry
  • Economic Impact: Generates $3.4 billion annually in payroll for the state

For more information, contact the South Carolina Forestry Association.

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