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States by percentage of farmland - 2004

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

States by percentage of farmland offers this information in order by the the percentage of each state's total acreage that is farmland: Farmland. The table indicates that Nebraska is 93% farmland. Following closely are South Dakota, Kansas, North Dakota, and Iowa.

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


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