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Table 8. Farms with pastured livestock types and few other livestock in the 1997

Farms with pastured livestock types and few other livestock in the 1997 Census of Agriculture

 
  Gross livestock sales Percent of farms in group that primarily produce crops* Percent of farms in group that primarily produce livestock** Non-white or Hispanic operated farms
Farm type Number of farms Percent of farms Million dollars Percent Per-farm average Number of farms Percent of farms
 
Commercial farms 37,063 5.2% 7,866 45.8% 212,236 40.2% 40.9% 910 3.8%
Total agricultural sales above $500,000 8,321 1.2% 5,134 29.9% 616,958 45.0% 38.3% 201 0.8%
Total agricultural sales of $250,000 to $500,000 15,809 2.2% 2,173 12.6% 137,434 52.3% 27.1% 284 1.2%
Total agricultural sales below $250,000 12,933 1.8% 560 3.3% 43,276 22.3% 59.5% 425 1.8%
 
Intermediate farms 320,654 45.3% 6,141 35.7% 19,153 16.5% 63.5% 9,959 41.7%
Total agricultural sales of $100,000 to $250,000 35,277 5.0% 2,241 13.0% 63,517 48.1% 25.7% 583 2.4%
Total agricultural sales of $10,000 to $100,000 153,729 21.7% 3,360 19.5% 21,855 18.3% 54.0% 3,520 14.7%
Total agricultural sales below $10,000 131,648 18.6% 541 3.1% 4,109 5.8% 84.7% 5,856 24.5%
 
Rural-residence farms 349,648 49.4% 3,184 18.5% 9,105 8.8% 78.2% 13,014 54.5%
Total agricultural sales of $100,000 to $250,000 4,996 0.7% 458 2.7% 91,735 31.0% 51.4% 112 0.5%
Total agricultural sales of $10,000 to $100,000 102,886 14.5% 1,850 10.8% 17,983 14.5% 62.2% 2,464 10.3%
Total agricultural sales below $10,000 241,766 34.2% 875 5.1% 3,620 5.9% 85.6% 10,438 43.7%
 
All farms with livestock 707,365 100.0% 17,191 100.0% 24,303 13.9% 69.6% 23,883 100.0%
* Percent of farms in group with livestock sales representing less than 25% of total sales.
** Percent of farms in group with livestock sales representing more than 75% of total sales.

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