The weight of a gallon of dirt can vary significantly depending on the type of soil, its moisture content, and other factors.

On average, dirt (dry soil) can weigh between 80 and 100 pounds (40 to 45 kilograms) per cubic foot. Since there are approximately 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot, a gallon of dry soil would weigh roughly 12 to 13 pounds (5.4 to 5.9 kilograms). However, this weight can change if the soil is wet or contains organic matter, which would increase its density.

Dirt is landscaping material contain topsoil, fill dirt, clay soil, mixture with made of rocks, loose and dry sand aggregate and gravel also can be used as for landscaping and to fill the hole.

Weight of Dirt depending on dry and wet condition of top soil, loose and their dense condition, compact, their mixture composition & particle size, clay soil, soil that are mix with rocks and their debris, sand and gravel dirt.

You are looking to buying dirt or top soil for your landscaping or filling a hole, you need to know weight of a 5 gallon bucket of dirt or topsoil in pounds & tons and you should purchase and you can load in your vehicle.

Most of dirt supplier which are available nearly to you, will give you option to deliver dirt or top soils at your homes, for this they should cost some money for transportation. If you have a truck or vehicle that you can use to bring dirt or topsoil to your destination or construction site, then it is cheaper and faster option for you.

The main difference between soil and dirt is that soil is alive with living organisms, while dirt implies rocky, silty, and void parts without beneficial nutrients and microbes. Therefore, dirt is an entirely lifeless part of the soil. Usually, dirt and soil in day-to-day communication represent the same term.

**How much does dirt weigh**

For estimating purpose, contractor’s and Builder’s, assuming weight of dirt measured as 2150 pounds per cubic yard that would make around 1.075 tons and it yields about 80 pounds per cubic foot.

A ton (2000 lbs) of dirt yields about 0.93 cubic yards (2000/ 2150) = 0.93) that multiply by 27 to make as 25 cubic feet (0.93 × 27= 25), hence a ton of dirt yields about 0.93 cubic yards or 25 cubic feet.

In, general, a typical dirt weighs about 2,150 pounds per cubic yard (lbs/yd^3), 80 pounds per cubic foot (lbs/ft^3), 10.7 pounds per US gallon, 1,282 kilograms per cubic meter (kg/m3), 2.825 pounds per liter, or 0.0463 pounds per cubic inch.

**How much does a cubic yard of dirt weigh**

On average, a cubic yard of topsoil or dry dirt can weigh between 2,150 to 2,700 pounds (975 to 1,225 kilograms) depending on the type of dirt and its moisture content. A typical dry dirt weighs about 2,150 pounds per cubic yard, while moist wet dirt weighs about 2,700 pounds per cubic yard.

**How much does a cubic foot of dirt weigh**

On average, a cubic foot of topsoil or dry dirt can weigh between 80 to 130 pounds depending on the type of dirt and its moisture content. A typical dry dirt weighs about 80 pounds per cubic foot, while moist wet dirt weighs about 100 pounds per cubic foot.

Likewise, a clay soil weighs 100-120 lbs/ft3, a silt soil weighs 95-110 lbs/ft3, a sand soil weighs 90-110 lbs/ft3, a topsoil soil weighs 75-100 lbs/ft3, a chalk soil weighs 65-85 lbs/ft3, a rocky soil weighs 110-130 lbs/ft3, a peat soil weighs 25-75 lbs/ft3, a gravel soil weighs 100-130 lbs/ft3, or sandy loam soil weighs 85-105 lbs/ft3.

**Weight of dirt per gallon**

On average, one gallon of topsoil or dry dirt can weigh between 10.7 to 13.37 pounds depending on the type of dirt and its moisture content. A typical dry dirt weighs about 10.7 pounds per gallon, while moist wet dirt weighs about 13.37 pounds per gallon.

**Weight of dirt per liter**

On average, one liter of topsoil or dry dirt can weigh between 2.825 to 3.5 pounds depending on the type of dirt and its moisture content. A typical dry dirt weighs about 2.825 pounds per liter, while moist wet dirt weighs about 3.5 pounds per gallon.

**Weight of a 5 gallon bucket of dirt in pounds & tons**

Regarding this, how much does 1 gallon of dirt weight, generally used for fair estimate, on average, weight of 1 gallon of dirt is approximately equal to 11 pounds which can hold volume about 0.1375 cubic feet or 0.005 cubic yards. This estimate is used for measuring the dirt weight.

The weight of one gallon of dirt is typically about 11 pounds. So, the weight of a 5 gallon bucket of dirt need to be 55 pounds (since 11×5 = 55 lbs). Likewise, the weight of a 3 gallon of dirt need to be 33 pounds (since 11×3 = 33 lbs) while the weight of a 2 gallon of dirt need to be 22 pounds (since 11×2 = 22 lbs).

**How many pounds are in a gallon of dirt**

Typically used for fair estimate, on average, there are approximately 11 pounds in a gallon of dirt. So, 55 pounds in a 5 bucket of dirt. Likewise, 22 pounds in a 2 gallon of dirt, while 33 pounds in a 3 gallon of dirt.

**How many gallons in a cubic foot of dirt**

Typically used for fair estimate, on average, there are approximately 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot of dirt. So, 14.96 gallons in a 2 cubic foot of dirt.

**How many gallons in a cubic yard of dirt**

Typically 1 gallon of dirt yields 0.005 cubic yard volume, so gallons of dirt in 1 cubic yard = 1/0.005 = 200, so there are approx 200 gallons in a cubic yard of dirt.

**How many gallons in a ton of dirt**

Typically 1 gallon of dirt yields 0.0055 tons weight, so gallons of dirt in 1 ton = 1/0.0055 = 182, so there are approx 182 gallons in a ton of dirt or topsoil.

**How many litres in a cubic foot of dirt**

Typically 1 gallon of dirt yields 0.1375 cubic feet volume and 1 gallon = 3.785 litres, so litres of dirt in 1 cubic foot = 3.785/0.1375 = 28, so there are approx 28 litres in a cubic foot of dirt.

**How many litres in a cubic yard of dirt**

Typically 1 gallon of dirt yields 0.005 cubic yard volume and 1 gallon = 3.785 litres, so litres of dirt in 1 cubic yard = 3.785/0.005 = 772 litres, so there are approx 757 litres in a cubic yard of dirt.

**How many litres in a ton of dirt**

Typically 1 gallon of dirt yields 0.0055 tons weight and 1 gallon = 3.785 litres, so litres of dirt in 1 ton = 3.785/0.055 = 379 litres, so there are approx 688 litres in a ton of dirt.

**How much does 2 gallon of dirt weight**

Typically used for fair estimate, on average, weight of 2 gallons of dirt is approximately equal to 22 pounds or 0.011 tons, which can hold volume about 0.275 cubic feet or 0.01 cubic yards. This estimate is used for measuring the dirt weight.

**How much does a 5 gallon bucket of dirt weight**

Typically used for fair estimate, on average, weight of a 5 gallons bucket of dirt is approximately equal to 55 pounds or 0.0275 tons, which can hold volume about 0.6875 cubic feet or 0.025 cubic yards. This estimate is used for measuring the dirt weight

**How many pounds are in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt**

Typically used for fair estimate, on average, there are approx 55 pounds in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt.

**How many tons are in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt**

Typically a 5 gallon of dirt is around 55 lbs and 1 ton is equal as 2000lb, so a 5 gallon bucket of dirt in tons = 55/2000 = 0.0275 tons, used for fair estimate, on average, there are approx 0.0275 tons in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt.

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**How many cubic feet are in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt**

Typically a 5 gallon bucket of dirt is around 55lb and 1 cubic feet of dirt weight is equal as 80lb, so 5 gallon bucket of dirt in cubic feet = 55/80 = 0.6875 cubic feet, used for fair estimate, on average, there are approx 0.6875 cubic feet in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt.

**How many cubic yard are in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt**

Typically a 5 gallon bucket of dirt is around 55lb and 1 cubic yard of dirt weight is equal as 2200lb, so a 5 gallon bucket of dirt in cubic yard = 55/2200 = 0.025 cubic yard, used for fair estimate, on average, there are approx 0.025 cubic yard in a gallon of dirt.

**How many a 5 gallon buckets in a cubic foot of dirt**

Typically a 5 gallon bucket of dirt yields 0.6875 cubic feet volume, so 5 gallon buckets of dirt in 1 cubic foot = 1/0.6875 = 1.5, so there are approx 1.5 buckets of 5 gallon in a cubic foot of dirt.

**How many a 5 gallon buckets in a cubic yard of dirt**

Typically a 5 gallon bucket of dirt yields 0.025 cubic yard volume, so 5 gallon buckets of dirt in 1 cubic yard = 1/0.025 = 40, so there are approx 40 buckets of 5 gallon in a cubic yard of dirt.

**How many a 5 gallon bucket in a ton of dirt**

Typically a 5 gallon bucket of dirt yields 0.0275 tons weight, so 5 gallon buckets of dirt in 1 ton = 1/0.0275 = 36, so there are approx 36 buckets of 5 gallon in a ton of dirt.

**How many litres in a 5 gallon bucket of dirt**

Typically 1 gallon of dirt yields 3.785 litres volume, so litres of dirt in 5 gallon = 3.785×5 = 19 litres, so there are approx 19 litres in a 5 gallon of dirt.

**Conclusions:**

The weight of one gallon of dirt is typically about 11 pounds. So, the weight of a 5 gallon bucket of dirt need to be 55 pounds (since 11×5 = 55 lbs).