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States by average farm acreage - 2004

This table presents information about farms and farmland in each state.

States by average farm acreage offers this information in order by the average size of a farm in each state: Avg. acres. The table indicates that, on average, the largest farms (or ranches) are in Wyoming.

States by average farm acreage - 2004
Rank State Number Total acres Farmland Avg. acres
1. Wyoming 9,200 34,435,600 55% 3,743
2. Arizona 10,200 26,397,600 36% 2,588
3. New Mexico 17,500 44,695,000 58% 2,554
4. Montana 28,000 60,088,000 65% 2,146
5. Nevada 3,000 6,300,000 9% 2,100
6. Alaska 620 900,240 0% 1,452
7. South Dakota 31,600 43,797,600 90% 1,386
8. North Dakota 30,300 39,390,000 89% 1,300
9. Colorado 30,900 30,900,000 46% 1,000
10. Nebraska 48,300 45,885,000 93% 950
11. Utah 15,300 11,597,400 22% 758
12. Kansas 64,500 47,214,000 90% 732
13. Texas 229,000 130,072,000 78% 568
14. Idaho 25,000 11,800,000 22% 472
15. Washington 35,000 15,190,000 36% 434
16. Oregon 40,000 17,200,000 28% 430
17. Oklahoma 83,500 33,734,000 77% 404
18. Illinois 73,000 27,521,000 77% 377
19. Iowa 89,700 31,664,100 89% 353
20. California 77,000 26,719,000 27% 347
21. Minnesota 79,800 27,610,800 54% 346
22. Arkansas 47,500 14,392,500 43% 303
23. Louisiana 27,200 7,860,800 28% 289
24. Missouri 106,000 30,104,000 68% 284
25. Mississippi 42,200 11,056,400 37% 262
26. Indiana 59,300 15,002,900 65% 253
27. Hawai`i 5,500 1,298,000 32% 236
28. Florida 43,000 10,105,000 30% 235
29. Delaware 2,300 529,000 42% 230
30. Georgia 49,000 10,682,000 29% 218
31. New York 36,000 7,596,000 25% 211
32. Wisconsin 76,500 15,529,500 45% 203
33. South Carolina 24,400 4,855,600 25% 199
34. Alabama 44,000 8,712,000 27% 198
35. Vermont 6,400 1,248,000 21% 195
36. Michigan 53,200 10,108,000 28% 190
37. Maine 7,200 1,368,000 7% 190
38. Ohio 77,300 14,609,700 56% 189
39. Virginia 47,500 8,597,500 34% 181
40. North Carolina 52,000 8,996,000 29% 173
41. West Virginia 20,800 3,598,400 23% 173
42. Maryland 12,100 2,044,900 33% 169
43. Kentucky 85,000 13,770,000 54% 162
44. Tennessee 85,000 11,560,000 44% 136
45. Pennsylvania 58,200 7,682,400 27% 132
46. New Hampshire 3,400 448,800 8% 132
47. Connecticut 4,200 361,200 12% 86
48. Massachusetts 6,100 518,500 10% 85
49. New Jersey 9,900 821,700 17% 83
50. Rhode Island 850 60,350 9% 71
51. Washington, D.C. 0 0 0% 0
Source: USDA:Economic Research Service


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