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1097. Farms--Number and Acreage, by Size of Farm

[2,314 represents 2,314,000]

 
NUMBER OF FARMS LAND IN CROPLAND PERCENT PERCENT PERCENT
(1,000) FARMS HARVESTED DISTRIBUTION DISTRIBUTION DISTRIBUTION
(mil. acres) (mil. acres) 1987 1992 1997
Size of farm - -
Number All Crop Number All Crop Number All Crop
of land land of land land of land land
1974 1978 1982 1987 1992 1997 1978 1982 1987 1992 1997 1978 1982 1987 1992 1997 farms in harvested farms in harvested farms in harvested
farms farms farms
 
    Total 2,314 2,258 2,241 2,088 1,925 1,912 1,014.8 986.8 964.5 945.5 931.8 317.1 326.3 282.2 295.9 309.4 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 10 acres 128 151 188 183 166 154 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 8.8 0.1 0.1 8.6 0.1 0.1 8.1 0.1 0.1
10 to 49 acres 380 392 449 412 388 411 10.9 12.1 11.1 10.3 11.0 4.5 4.5 3.9 3.5 3.6 19.8 1.2 1.4 20.1 1.1 1.2 21.5 1.2 1.2
50 to 99 acres 385 356 344 311 283 295 25.9 24.8 22.5 20.4 21.2 10.2 9.5 7.9 7.2 7.0 14.9 2.3 2.8 14.7 2.2 2.4 15.4 2.3 2.3
100 to 179 acres 443 403 368 334 301 298 55.0 49.9 45.3 40.7 40.2 23.3 21.2 17.1 15.4 14.3 16.0 4.7 6.1 15.6 4.3 5.2 15.6 4.3 4.6
180 to 259 acres 253 234 211 192 172 165 50.6 45.7 41.5 37.2 35.5 23.7 21.7 17.2 15.5 14.0 9.2 4.3 6.1 8.9 3.9 5.2 8.6 3.8 4.5
260 to 499 acres 363 348 315 286 255 238 124.6 113.0 103.0 91.7 85.4 64.5 60.5 47.3 43.6 39.3 13.7 10.7 16.8 13.3 9.7 14.7 12.4 9.2 12.7
500 to 999 acres 207 213 204 200 186 176 146.7 140.5 138.5 129.3 122.1 75.2 77.6 67.4 68.6 65.4 9.6 14.4 23.9 9.7 13.7 23.2 9.2 13.1 21.1
1,000 to 1,999 acres 93 98 97 102 102 101 133.0 132.4 138.8 139.0 138.8 58.2 64.5 61.1 69.3 73.8 4.9 14.4 21.7 5.3 14.7 23.4 5.3 14.9 23.9
2,000 acres and over 62 63 65 67 71 75 467.4 467.5 463.2 476.3 476.9 57.3 66.6 60.2 72.5 91.8 3.2 48.0 21.3 3.7 50.4 24.5 3.9 51.2 29.7


Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Census of Agriculture, vol. 1, quinquennial.

http://www.usda.gov/nass/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1097_farms_number_and_acreage_by_size.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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