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1098. Farms--Number and Acreage, by Tenure of Operator

[2,314 represents 2,314,000. Full owners own all the land they operate. Part owners own a part and rent from others the rest of the land they operate]

 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
ITEM AND YEAR Unit Total Full Part Tenant
owner owner Total Full Part Tenant
owner owner
 
NUMBER OF FARMS
1974 1,000 2,314 1,424 628 262 100.0 61.5 27.2 11.3
1978 1,000 2,258 1,298 681 279 100.0 57.5 30.1 12.4
1982 1,000 2,241 1,326 656 259 100.0 59.2 29.3 11.5
 
1987 1,000 2,088 1,239 609 240 100.0 59.3 29.2 11.5
  Under 50 acres 1,000 596 483 59 53 100.0 81.1 9.9 9.0
  50-179 acres 1,000 645 449 130 66 100.0 69.6 20.1 10.3
  180-499 acres 1,000 478 217 195 67 100.0 45.3 40.8 13.9
  500-999 acres 1,000 200 53 117 31 100.0 26.3 58.3 15.4
  1,000 acres or more 1,000 169 37 108 23 100.0 22.1 64.2 13.7
 
1992 1,000 1,925 1,112 597 217 100.0 57.7 31.0 11.3
  Under 50 acres 1,000 554 444 58 52 100.0 80.1 10.5 9.4
  50-179 acres 1,000 584 395 130 59 100.0 67.6 22.3 10.1
  180-499 acres 1,000 428 190 183 55 100.0 44.4 42.8 12.8
  500-999 acres 1,000 186 48 111 27 100.0 25.8 59.7 14.5
  1,000 acres or more 1,000 173 35 114 24 100.0 20.2 65.9 13.9
 
1997 1,000 1,912 1,147 574 191 100.0 60.0 30.0 10.0
  Under 50 acres 1,000 564 460 57 48 100.0 81.6 10.1 8.5
  50-179 acres 1,000 593 409 131 53 100.0 69.0 22.1 8.9
  180-499 acres 1,000 403 189 169 45 100.0 46.9 41.9 11.2
  500-999 acres 1,000 176 50 103 23 100.0 28.4 58.5 13.0
  1,000 acres or more 1,000 176 40 114 22 100.0 22.7 64.8 12.5
 
LAND IN FARMS
1974 Mil. acres 1,017 359 535 122 100.0 35.4 52.6 12.0
1978 Mil. acres 1,015 332 561 122 100.0 32.7 55.3 12.0
1982 Mil. acres 987 342 531 114 100.0 34.7 53.8 11.6
1987 Mil. acres 964 318 520 127 100.0 32.9 53.9 13.2
1992 Mil. acres 946 296 527 123 100.0 31.3 55.7 13.0
1997 Mil. acres 932 316 508 108 100.0 33.9 54.5 11.6


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/1098_farms_number_and_acreage_by_tenure.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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