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1343. Puerto Rico--Farms, Farmland, Farms by Size, Tenure of Operator, Type of Organization, and Farms by Value of Sales: 1993 and 1998

[1 cuerda=.97 acre]

 
All farms Unit 1993 1998
 
Farms Number 22,350 19,951
 
Farm land Cuerdas 826,893 865,478
  Average size of farm Cuerdas 37.0 43.4
 
Approximate land area Cuerdas 2,254,365 2,254,365
  Proportion in farms Percent 36.7 38.4
 
Farms by size
  Less than 10 cuerdas Number 10,413 7,759
  10 to 19 cuerdas Number 4,475 4,473
  20 to 49 cuerdas Number 3,966 4,023
  50 to 99 cuerdas Number 1,723 1,792
  100 to 174 cuerdas Number 820 809
  175 to 259 cuerdas Number 366 421
  260 cuerdas or more Number 587 674
 
Tenure of operator:
  Operators Number 22,350 19,951
    Full owners Number 17,759 15,620
    Part owners Number 2,218 2,207
    Tenants Number 2,373 2,124
 
Average size of farm by operator:
 
  Full owners Cuerdas 26.6 29.3
  Part owners Cuerdas 92.3 111.7
  Tenants Cuerdas 63.4 75.9
 
Farms by type of organization:
 
  Individual or family Number 19,911 17,887
  Partnership Number 288 211
  Corporation Number 382 437
  Other Number 1,769 1,416
 
Farms by value of sales:
  Less than $1,200 Number 4,456 3,307
  $1,200 to $2,499 Number 4,591 3,633
  $2,500 to $4,499 Number 4,593 3,900
  $5,000 to $7,499 Number 2,566 2,408
  $7,500 to $9,999 Number 1,248 1,233
  $10,000 to $19,999 Number 2,115 2,366
 
  $20,000 to $39,999 Number 1,071 1,247
    $20,000 to $24,999 Number 447 503
    $25,000 to $29,999 Number 362 352
    $30,000 to $39,999 Number 262 392
  $40,000 to $59,999 Number 348 405
    $40,000 to $49,999 Number 209 242
    $50,000 to $59,999 Number 139 163
  $60,000 or more Number 1,362 1,452


Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, 1998 Census of Agriculture-Area Data, Puerto Rico Volume 1,(AC97-A-52).



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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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