Total area of land in U.S. farms 2000-2019

This statistic shows the total farmland area in the United States from 2000 to 2019. In 2014, farms in the United States occupied a total area of approximately 913 million acres. By 2018, this amount decreased to 899 million acres.

Total area of land in United States farms from 2000 to 2019 (in 1,000 acres)*

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Release date

February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* The farm definition was changed in 1993 to include maple syrup, short rotation woody crops, and places with 5 or more horses.
This statistic was assembled from several USDA annual statistics reports.

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