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Consolidation of U.S. Farms in Number and Average Size, 1950-2000
Year Thousands of farms Average Farm Size in Acres
1950 5647.8 213
1951 5427.6 222
1952 5197.5 232
1953 4983.6 242
1954 4798.2 251
1955 4653.8 258
1956 4514.1 265
1957 4371.7 273
1958 4232.9 280
1959 4104.52 288
1960 3962.52 297
1961 3825.41 305
1962 3692.41 314
1963 3572.2 322
1964 3456.69 332
1965 3356.17 340
1966 3257.04 348
1967 3161.73 355
1968 3070.86 363
1969 3000.18 369
1970 2949.14 374
1971 2902.31 378
1972 2859.88 382
1973 2823.26 385
1974 2795.46 388
1975 2521.42 420
1976 2497.27 422
1977 2455.83 427
1978 2436.25 429
1979 2437.3 428
1980 2439.51 426
1981 2439.92 424
1982 2406.55 427
1983 2378.62 430
1984 2333.81 436
1985 2292.53 441
1986 2249.82 447
1987 2212.96 451
1988 2200.94 452
1989 2174.52 456
1990 2145.82 460
1991 2116.76 464
1992 2107.84 464
1993 2201.59 440
1994 2197.69 440
1995 2196.4 438
1996 2190.5 438
1997 2190.51 436
1998 2191.36 435
1999 2192.07 432
2000 2172.28 434
Source:  United States Department of Agriculture



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