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home and garden landscaping# How much does 1 scoop of dirt weigh?

Last Updated: 20th April, 2021

**400-500 lbs**per scoop.

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Likewise, how much does 1 YD of dirt weigh?

In general, a pure cubic **yard** of fill **dirt** will **weigh** somewhere between 2,000 to 2,700 pounds depending on moisture content and composition. When it comes to a pure cubic **yard of topsoil dirt**, it will **weigh** around 1,080 pounds. However, **topsoil** is usually full of other material and can **weigh** between 2,600-3,000 pounds.

Likewise, how much does a bucket of dirt weigh? A typical loose sample of fairly dry topsoil weighs around 1600 pounds per cubic yard. There are 27 cubic feet in a yard and 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot. 1600/27=**59.26 pounds** a cubic foot. 59.26/7.48=**7.92 pounds** per gallon.

In this regard, how do I calculate the weight of dirt?

To **calculate** the **weight** of a cubic yard of **soil**, you simply have to multiply the volume by its density. Just type the density of **soil** (you will probably find it on the packaging) into the topsoil **calculator** and this **calculation** will be performed effortlessly.

How many cubic yards of dirt are in a pickup truck?

The bed of a full size standard **pickup** has dimensions of: 8' long X 5.33' wide X 1.5' high. When loaded level full, a **truck** of this size will hold 2.5 **cubic yards** of material.