Tree Inventory Statistics

 City Trees (total) 
 19,243

 City Trees by Location
LOCATION   COUNT     PERCENT OF TOTAL  
 Street 12,853 66.8%
 Open Space  6,152 32.0%
  Parks   4,495
  Cambridge Cemetery & the Old Burying Ground    846
  Public Schools   559
  Thomas P. O'Neill Municipal Golf Course   252
 Other  238 1.2%
  Back of Sidewalk (private property)   206
  City Building   32

 City Trees by Type (genus)
  TYPE   COUNT     PERCENT OF TOTAL  
1  Maple  5,029 26.1%
2  Honeylocust  2,114 11.0%
3  Oak  1,726 9.0%
4  Linden  1,503 7.8%
5  Pear  1,115 5.8%
6  Ash  883 4.6%
7  Cherry  744 3.9%
8  Elm  703 3.7%
9  Planetree  660 3.4%
10  Pine  648 3.4%
11  Apple/Crabapple  446 2.3%
12  Japanese Tree Lilac  401 2.1%
13  Ginkgo  381 2.0%
14  Zelkova  378 2.0%
15  Pagoda Tree  294 1.5%
16  Sweetgum  231 1.2%
17  Serviceberry  162 0.84%
18  Arborvitae  144 0.75%
19  Juniper  113 0.59%
20  Birch  105 0.55%
21  Dogwood  100 0.52%
22  Golden Raintree  92 0.48%
23  Spruce  89 0.46%
24  Hawthorn  79 0.41%
25  Tuliptree  75 0.39%
26  Magnolia  73 0.38%
27  Hornbeam  72 0.37%
28  Beech  68 0.35%
29  Hemlock  66 0.34%
30  Hackberry  61 0.32%
31  Tree of Heaven  60 0.31%
32  Amur Corktree  56 0.29%
33  Black Locust  55 0.29%
34  Kentucky Coffeetree  55 0.29%
35  Katsura Tree  52 0.27%
36  Poplar  41 0.21%
37  Redbud  38 0.20%
38  Horsechestnut  37 0.19%
39  Willow  35 0.18%
40  Yellowwood  30 0.16%
41  Mulberry  27 0.14%
42  Dawn Redwood  22 0.11%
43  Fir  18 0.09%
44  Maackia  18 0.09%
45  Catalpa  12 0.06%
46  Larch  12 0.06%
47  Yew  11 0.06%
48  Smoketree  10 0.05%
49  Hickory  6 0.03%
50  Tupelo  6 0.03%
51  Chestnut  5 0.03%
52  Chinese Rubber Tree  3 0.02%
53  Holly  3 0.02%
54  Viburnum  3 0.02%
55  Buckthorn  2 0.01%
56  Silverbell  2 0.01%
57  Walnut  2 0.01%
58  Witch Hazel  2 0.01%
59  Hoptree  1 0.01%
60  Sassafras  1 0.01%
61  Snowbell  1 0.01%
62  Sourwood  1 0.01%

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