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1104. Farms--Number and Acreage

[As of June 1 (2,521 represents 2,521,000). Based on 1974 census year definition; for definition of farms and farmland, see text of this section. Data for census years have been adjusted for underenumeration and are used as reference points along with data from acreage and livestock surveys in estimating data for other years. Minus sign (-) indicates decrease]

 
FARMS LAND IN FARMS
YEAR Annual Total Average
Number change 1 (mil. per
(1,000) (1,000) acres) farm
(acres)
 
1975 2,521 (X) 1,059 420
1976 2,497 -24 1,054 422
1977 2,456 -41 1,048 427
1978 2,436 -20 1,045 429
1979 2,437 1 1,042 428
1980 2,440 3 1,039 426
1981 2,440 0 1,034 424
1982 2,407 -33 1,028 427
1983 2,379 -28 1,023 430
1984 2,334 -45 1,018 436
1985 2,293 -41 1,012 441
1986 2,250 -43 1,005 447
1987 2,213 -37 999 451
1988 2,201 -12 994 452
1989 2,175 -26 991 456
1990 2,146 -29 987 460
1991 2,117 -29 982 464
1992 2,108 -9 979 464
1993 2,202 94 969 440
1994 2,198 -4 966 440
1995 2,196 -1 963 438
1996 2,191 -6 959 438
1997 2,191 0 956 436
1998 2,191 1 954 435
1999 2,194 3 947 432


X Not applicable.
1 Average annual change from preceding year shown.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Farms and Land in Farms, 1969-75 (Statistical Bulletin No. 594); Farm Numbers, 1975-80; Farms and Land in Farms, Final Estimates by States, 1979-1987; Farms and Land in Farms, Final Estimates, 1988-1992; and Farms and Land in Farms, Final Estimates, 1993-1997; Farms and Land In Farms, February releases.

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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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