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 2007 Census Publications

  Online Census Highlights

Results of the 2007 Census of Agriculture were released February 4, 2009 and updated in December 2009.

Use the links below to see overviews of the country and areas within it. See how they compare through profiles and maps. See summary figures on the main topics covered by the Census.

  Overviews and Comparisons

Census Quick Stats  Quick Stats 2.0
Query the 2007 Census of Agriculture database to retrieve customized tables with Census data at the national, state, and county levels. Counts of farms at the ZIP Code level are now available for selected statistics.

Census Quick Stats


Desktop Data Query Tool Desktop Data Query Tool 1.02
This downloadable desktop application allows users offline access to the 2007, 2002 and 1997 Census data. Users are able to query by Census table as well as browse our cross tabulations tables -- which are not available in Quick Stats. All data queries are downloadable as .csv files for use in spreadsheets.

Desktop Data Query


Ag Atlas Maps thumbnail Ag Atlas Maps
Agricultural Atlas maps graphically illustrate a profile of the nation’s agriculture at the county-level in a series of multicolor pattern and dot maps.

Ag Atlas Maps

  Key Topics

Fact Sheets

Summaries highlighting key topics from the 2007 Census of Agriculture. Fact sheets combine narrative and data to illustrate current trends among U.S. farmers and agricultural operations.

Census Fact Sheets


Special Studies

Special interest reports that combine narrative with numerical data. These reports take a closer look at specific sectors of agriculture to illustrate current trends among U.S. farmers and agricultural operations.

  • American Indian Reservations   TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
  • Watersheds   TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
  • Farm & Ranch Irrigation Survey (updated 7/23/2010)   TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
  • Specialty Crops   TXT  |  PDF
    Specialty Crops for Outlying Areas   TXT  |  PDF
  • Organic Production Survey (updated 7/23/2010)   TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
  • Census of Horticultural Specialties   TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
  • On-Farm Renewable Energy Production Survey   TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
  • Census of Aquaculture - cancelled
  • Land Economics and Ownership - cancelled

Custom Census Products

Special summaries of Census data requested by our user community. For more information on requesting a special tabulation, please click here .

  • Years on Present Farm of Principal Operator: 2007

  • Data Comparison: Major Crops
    Snapshot of U.S. corn, sorghum, soybean and wheat farms and the people who operate them. This comparison was compiled for Commodity Classic, the annual meeting of the National Corn Growers Association, National Sorghum Producers, American Soybean Association and National Association of Wheat Growers.

  • Operators by Demographic Groupings
    CSV files containing counts of all farm operators by unique demographic groupings
    State Level Counts | County Level Counts | Combined State and County Level

  • Median Farm Size: 2007 and 2002
    The 2002 Census of Agriculture median farm size as published June 2004 in Table 1 of the 2002 Volume 1, Chapter 2 County Level Data used data that were adjusted for nonresponse as had been done in previous censuses. All other calculations in 2002 were adjusted for nonresponse and coverage. The 2007 Census of Agriculture median size of farms as published February 4, 2009 was calculated with data that were adjusted for nonresponse and coverage. Median size of farm values in Table 1 of the 2002 Volume 1, Chapter 2 and values in Table 1 of the 2007 Volume 1, Chapter 2 are not comparable in printed copy or text/pdf format. The 2002 median size of farms has been calculated using nonresponse and coverage weights so that the data are comparable to 2007. This report shows the 2007 median size farm using nonresponse and coverage weights, the 2002 median size farm using nonresponse and coverage weights, and the 2002 median size farm using only nonresponse weights as comparable to 1997 and earlier censuses.


  Profiles and Rankings

Summary reports that combine narrative and data from the 2007 Census of Agriculture. These reports give an insight into State, County, and Congressional District agricultural information, as well as the agriculture products ranking reports sorted by market value.

 
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