Table 4. Protected area property size and shape indices by acquisition type, landowner type, total landscape in property units, and total landscape in continguous protected area patches.

  No. of properties or patches Median property size (ha) Mean perimeter:area ratio (m/ha) Area-weighted mean shape index
Total        
       All properties 1911 14.7 292.98 3.01
       Contiguous patches dissolved and aggregated within 30 m 1698 6.0 390.38 3.78
By acquisition type
       Conservation easement 415 47.3 206.82 1.72
       Fee simple 1475 9.5 320.01 3.24
By landowner type
       City 822 3.9 432.62 2.36
       County 106 37.5 245.83 2.77
       Federal 35 307.1 61.73 5.61
       Land trust 306 87.9 97.47 1.74
       Special district 431 48.9 216.95 2.45
       State 190 57.1 266.03 2.75
       University 13 81.9 82.17 1.51