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New York Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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New York Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

New York's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show New York's white-tailed deer harvest for 2014 is 231369 deer with 104277 bucks and 125264 antlerless deer harvested.

The table includes the deer harvest density for New York's deer habitat as described below. The 2014 white-tailed deer harvest density for New York's deer habitat is 5.86 deer per square mile with 2.54 bucks per square mile and 3.25 antlerless deer per square mile.

DeerNew York HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
BucksN/AN/A
AnterlessN/AN/A
Total2313695.86

New York Whitetail Deer Habitat

New York's total land area is 48556 square miles. This includes 4493 square miles of urbanized areas, 1626 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within New York is comprised of 42331 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest26302
Grassland7098
Crops3973
Wetland3454
Shrubland1504
Total Habitat42331

New York Deer Hunting by County

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