Virginia

State by State Industry Statistics

  • 61% of the state is Forest Land (16 million acres)
    • 77% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 13% owned by the public
    • 10% owned by forest industry
  • Ranked 8th in US reforestation in 1999
    • 158,437 acres of new trees planted
  • People: 248,000 workers in Forest Products Industry
  • Economic Impact: Generates $30.5 billion annually for the state

For more information, contact the Virginia Forestry Association.

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