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Number of Farms, Land in Farms, and Average-Size Farm:
United States, 1990–2007

Find data below on the average size and number of farms in the United States.

Year Number of
farms
Land in farms
(1,000 acres)
Average farm size
(acres)
1990 2,145,820 986,850 460
1991 2,116,760 981,736 464
1992 2,107,840 978,503 464
1993 2,201,590 968,845 440
1994 2,197,690 965,935 440
1995 2,196,400 962,515 438
1996 2,190,500 958,675 438
1997 2,190,510 956,010 436
1998 2,191,360 953,500 435
1999 2,192,070 947,440 432
2000 2,172,280 943,090 434
2001 2,155,680 941,310 437
2002 2,158,090 941,480 436
2003 2,126,860 938,750 441
2004 2,112,970 936,295 443
2005 2,100,990 933,400 444
2006 2,089,000 932,430 446
2007 2,076,000 930,920 449
NOTE: A farm is any establishment from which $1,000 or more of agricultural products were sold or would normally be sold during the year.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Web: www.usda.gov .

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