1940 Census Publications

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Volume 3, Part 1: Farms and Farm Property

INTRODUCTION

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Population
  • 3. Approximate land area of the United States
  • 4. Farms
  • 5. Farms reporting
  • 6. Land in farms
  • 7. Uses of land
  • 8. Changes in number of farms and farms acreage
  • 9. Value of farm property
  • 10. Irrigation
  • 11. Maps

TABLES FOR THE GEOGRAPHIC DIVISIONS AND STATES

Table  Description
8 Farm population, by divisions and States: 1940, 1935, and 1930
9 Number of farms, all land in farms, and value of farms, with percent distribution, by divisions and States: 1940, 1935, and 1930
10 All land in farms, 1940, 1935, and 1930; classified according to use in 1939, 1934, and 1929, by divisions and States
11 Number of farms reporting the several classes of land according to use, with percent of all farms reporting, by divisions and States: 1939, 1934, and 1929
12 Average acreage per farm, 1940, 1935, and 1930; and average acreage based on all farms, of the several classes of land according to use, 1939, 1934, and 1929, by divisions and States
13 Average acreage, per farm reporting, of the several classes of land according to use, with selected averages per horse and mule and per tractor, by divisions and States: 1939, 1934, and 1929
14 Percentage of all land in farms represented by the several classes of land according to use, by divisions and States: 1939, 1934, and 1929
15 Percent distribution of the several classes of land according to use, by divisions and States: 1939, 1934, and 1929
16 Value of specified classes of farm property, by divisions and States: 1940, 1935, and 1930
17 Number of farms reporting value of specified classes of farm property with average values per farm reporting, by divisions and States: 1940 and 1930
18 Total population, number of farms, all land in farms, and value of farms, by divisions and States: 1850 to 1940
19 Irrigated land - Farms reporting and acreage, by divisions and States: 1939, 1934, and 1929
20 Irrigated farms - Number, acreage, and specified values, by extent of irrigation, for selected States, by States: 1940 and 1930