Environment

Environmental Attributes                                    Impaired Waterways

 

Matagorda County 

Region 

Cultivated Land275.1 sq. mi.17%1,706.5 sq. mi.12%
High-Intensity Development1 sq. mi.0%229.6 sq. mi.2%
Low-Intensity Development10.8 sq. mi.1%585.2 sq. mi.4%
Medium-Intensity Development3.8 sq. mi.0%565.1 sq. mi.4%
Developed Open Space10.9 sq. mi.1%418.2 sq. mi.3%
Forest42.5 sq. mi. 3%1,729.0 sq. mi. 12% 
Grassland/Shrub 435.5 sq. mi. 27% 4,545.2 sq. mi. 33% 
Other 23.5 sq. mi. 1% 127.8 sq. mi. 1% 
 Water496.0 sq. mi. 31% 1,627.3 sq. mi. 12% 
 Wetlands313.3 sq. mi. 19% 2,373.5 sq. mi. 17% 
 Residents living in a Storm/Evacuation Zone48%  25%  
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