Development

Gunnison County Development Statistics
February 11, 2010

The following information comes from relating the GIS parcel layer and the Assessor database. The values depicted below are approximate given that there are mismatches between the databases.

Total acres: 3259 square miles or 2,085,788 acres.
Public Lands:
Total Public: 1,702,376 82% of total
Total Federal land: 1,675,059 80%
State Land: 21,774 1%
County: 2,246
Towns: 1,646
Other Exempt: 1,651
Private Land: 377,246 18% of total
Right-of-way: 5,617 (includes some privately held ROW)
Private open spaces: 62,203 acres in private open spaces of which 52,236 acres in conservation easement.

Total acres in private parcels:
• Greater than 70 acres: 291,060 acres
• Greater than 70 acres with Ag assessment: 270,460 acres
• Greater than 70 acres with Ag assessment and not in private open space: 227,991 acres
• Less than 70 acres: 85,466 acres

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