1945 Census Publications

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Volume 3, Part 8: Graphic Summary of Land Utilization in the United States

INTRODUCTION

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Present utilization of land resources
  • 3. Changes in land utilization preceding and during World War II
  • 4. Long-time trend in land utilization
  • 5. Physical conditions influencing the utilization of land resources

CHARTS AND MAPS

Table  Description
1 Major uses of land in the United States, 1945
2 Land utilization - pictorial diagram
3 All land in farms as a percentage of approximate land area, Jan. 1, 1945
4 All land in farms, acreage, Jan. 1, 1945
5 Number of farms, acreage, Jan. 1, 1945
6 Vacant public land, July 1, 1934
7 Distribution of forest land in the United States
8 Total cropland as a percent of all land in farms: Census of 1945
9 Cropland harvested, acreage, 1944
10 Crop failure, acreage, 1944
11 Cropland, idle or fallow, acreage, 1944
12 Cropland, used only for pasture, acreage, 1944
13 Farms with 1 to 9 acres of cropland harvested, number, 1944
14 Farms with 10 to 49 acres of cropland harvested, number, 1944
15 Farms with 50 to 199 acres of cropland harvested, number, 1944
16 Farms with 200 or more acres of cropland harvested, number, 1944
17 Percent of total land area represented by cropland and other land in farms, by States: Census of 1945
18 Percent of cropland in farms represented by the several classes, by States: Census of 1945
19 Percent of total land area of the United States represented by cropland in farms in each State: Census of 1945
20 Percent of cropland in farms for the United States represented by cropland in each State: Census of 1945
21 Percent of total acreage of specified crops represented by feed grains and other selected groups of crops, by States: Census of 1945
22 Percent of total acreage of specified crops represented by intertilled and other selected groups of crops, by States: Census of 1945
23 Total pasture as a percent of all land in farms: Census of 1945
24 Cropland used only for pasture, acreage, 1944
25 Pasture other than cropland and woodland, acreage, 1944
26 Distribution of forest land in the United States
27 Woodland pastured, acreage, 1944
28 Woodland not pastured, acreage, 1944
29 All other land in farms, acreage, 1944
30 Vacant public land, July 1, 1934
31 Percent of total land area represented by pasture land in farms, by States: Census of 1945
32 Percent of pasture land in farms represented by the several classes, by States: Census of 1945
33 Percent of total land area of the United States represented by pasture land in farms in each State: Census of 1945
34 Percent of pasture land in farms for the United States represented by pasture land in each State: Census of 1945
35 Percent of all land in farms represented by woodland, by States: Census of 1945
36 Percent of woodland in farms represented by woodland pastured and woodland not pastured, by States: Census of 1945
37 Average value of land and buildings per acre, Jan. 1, 1945
38 Value of farms (land and buildings), dollars, Jan. 1, 1945
39 Value of farm products sold or used by farm households, 1944
40 Average vlue of land and buildings per farm, Jan, 1, 1945
41 Average value per farm of farm products sold, or used by farm households, 1944
42 Value of livestock and livestock products sold as a percent of total value of farm products sold or used by farm households, 1944
43 Value of crops sold as a percent of total value of farm products sold or used by farm households, 1944
44 Value of farm products used by farm households as a percent of total value of farm products sold or used by farm households, 1944
45 Gross farm production, production per worker, and crop production per acre, United States, 1919 - 1946
46 Total cropland, and crop production per acre, United States, 1919 - 1945
47 Animal units of breeding livestock and livestock production per breeding unit, 1919 - 1946
48 Digestible protein available in all hay, United States, 1920 - 1944
49 Fertilizer consumption in terms of nitrogen, phosphoric acid, and potash, continental United States, 1910 - 1945
50 Changes in production and acreage (of selected crops), 1921 - 1946
51 Acreage requirements to produce feed for horses and mules, 1910 - 1946
52 Acreage requirements to produce net exports of cotton, 1909 - 1944
53 Acreage requirements to produce net exports of wheat, 1909 - 1945
54 Increase and decrease - Number of farms, Apr. 1, 1930 - Apr. 1 1940
55 Increase and decrease - Number of farms, Apr. 1, 1940 - Jan. 1, 1945
56 Increase and decrease - All land in farms, in acreage, Apr. 1, 1930 - Jan. 1, 1945
57 Increase and decrease - All land in farms, in acreage, Apr. 1, 1940 - Jan. 1, 1945
58 Increase and decrease - Cropland (exclusive of cropland pastured), in acreage, 1929 - 1944
59 Increase and decrease - Land used for crops, in acreage, 1929 - 1944
60 Increase and decrease - Land used for crops, in acreage, 1929 - 1939
61 Increase and decrease - Land used for crops, in acreage, 1939 - 1944
62 Increase and decrease - Cropland idle or fallow, in acreage, 1929 - 1944
63 Increase and decrease - All pasture, in acreage, 1929 - 1944
64 Increase and decrease - Work stock (horses and mules) on farms, in number, January 1, 1920 - January 1, 1945
65 Increase and decrease - All cattle on farms, in number, January 1, 1920 - January 1, 1945
66 Increase and decrease - Cows and heifers milked, in number, 1929 - 1944
67 Tractors on farms, number, January 1, 1945
68 The trend in land utilization, United States, 1880 - 1945
69 Number of farms, Jan. 1, 1945
70 Total cropland, acreage, 1944
71 Number of farms, Jan. 1, 1920
72 Improved land, acreage, 1920
73 Number of farms, June 1, 1880
74 Improved land, 1880
75 Land relief of the United States
76 Zonal soil groups
77 Native vegetation
78 Acreage losses, 1929 - 1946
79 Pasture condition, June 1 and September 1, 1915 - 1945
80 Land use patterns as indicated by aerial photographs