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1100. Farms--Number, Acreage, and Value, by Type of Organization

[2,239 represents 2,239,000. Data for 1982 exclude abnormal farms (institutional farms, experimental and research farms, Indian reservations, etc.)]

 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
Individual
ITEM Unit Total 1 or Partnership Corporation Individual
family Total 1 or Partnership Corporation
family
  --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
ALL FARMS
 
Number of farms: 1982 1,000 2,239 1,946 223 60 100.0 86.9 10.0 2.7
                 1987 1,000 2,088 1,809 200 67 100.0 86.7 9.6 3.2
                 1992 1,000 1,925 1,653 187 73 100.0 85.9 9.7 3.8
                 1997 1,000 1,912 1,643 169 84 100.0 85.9 8.8 4.4
Land in farms: 1982 Mil. acres 932 642 152 127 100.0 68.9 16.3 13.6
               1987 Mil. acres 964 628 153 119 100.0 65.1 15.9 12.4
               1992 Mil. acres 946 604 153 123 100.0 63.9 16.2 13.0
               1997 Mil. acres 932 585 149 131 100.0 62.8 16.0 14.1
Value of land and buildings: 2 1982 Bil. dol 763 547 119 90 100.0 71.7 15.6 11.8
                                1987 Bil. dol 604 424 95 69 100.0 70.1 15.7 11.4
                                1992 Bil. dol 687 474 109 85 100.0 69.0 15.8 12.4
                                1997 Bil. dol 860 593 133 114 100.0 69.0 15.5 13.3
Value of farm products sold: 1982 Bil. dol 132 78 22 31 100.0 59.2 16.4 23.9
                             1987 Bil. dol 136 77 23 35 100.0 56.3 17.1 25.6
                             1992 Bil. dol 163 88 29 44 100.0 54.1 18.0 27.2
                             1997 Bil. dol 197 103 36 57 100.0 52.6 18.4 29.1
 
FARMS WITH SALES OF $10,000 AND OVER
 
Number of farms: 1982 1,000 1,143 934 152 52 100.0 81.7 13.3 4.6
                 1987 1,000 1,060 861 136 56 100.0 81.3 12.8 5.3
                 1992 1,000 1,019 820 131 61 100.0 80.5 12.8 6.0
                 1997 1,000 949 758 114 70 100.0 79.9 12.0 7.4
Land in farms: 1982 Mil. acres 811 536 141 124 100.0 66.1 17.4 15.3
               1987 Mil. acres 829 525 143 116 100.0 63.3 17.3 14.0
               1992 Mil. acres 822 512 143 119 100.0 62.2 17.4 14.4
               1997 Mil. acres 802 485 138 126 100.0 60.5 17.2 15.7



1 Includes other types, not shown separately.
2 Based on a sample of farms.

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

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



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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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