1935 Census Publications

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Volume 4, Part 1: Part-Time Farming in the United States


CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION

  • 1. Table of Contents
  • 2. Some concepts of part-time farming
  • 3. Explanation of terms
  • 4. Limitations of census data
  • 5. Purpose of study

CHAPTER 2. NUMBER AND DISTRIBUTION OF PART-TIME FARMS

  • 1. Number of part-time farmers
  • 2. Number of part-time farmers, by time groups
  • 3. Geographic distribution of part-time farmers
  • 4. Principal occupation at off-farm work
  • 5. Effect of color and tenure of operator on statistics for part-time farms
  • 6. Part-time farming as a subclass in the 1930 type classification of farms

MAPS

Table  Description
1 Total number of farm operators working off their farms for pay or income in 1934
2 Total number of farm operators working off their farms for pay or income in 1929
3 Percent of all farm operators working off their farms for pay or income in 1934
4 Percent of all farm operators working off their farms for pay or income in 1929
5 Total number of days farm operators worked off their farms for pay or income in 1934
6 Total number of days farm operators worked off their farms for pay or income in 1929
7 Average number of days farm operators worked off their farms for pay or income in 1934 (based on all farm operators)
8 Average number of days farm operators worked off their farms for pay or income in 1929 (based on all farm operators)
9 Number of farm operators whose principal occupation off their farms for pay or income in 1934 was classified as "agricultural"
10 Number of farm operators whose principal occupation off their farms for pay or income in 1934 was classified as "nonagricultural"
11 Number of farm operators working 1 to 49 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
12 Number of farm operators working 1 to 49 days off their farms for pay or income in 1929
13 Number of farm operators working 50 to 99 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
14 Number of farm operators working 50 to 99 days off their farms for pay or income in 1929
15 Number of farm operators working 100 or more days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
16 Number of farm operators working 100 or more days off their farms for pay or income in 1929
17 Percent of all farm operators working 100 or more days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
18 Percent of all farm operators working 100 or more days off their farms for pay or income in 1929
19 Number of farm operators working 1 to 24 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
20 Number of farm operators working 25 to 49 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
21 Number of farm operators working 50 to 74 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
22 Number of farm operators working 75 to 99 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
23 Number of farm operators working 100 to 149 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
24 Number of farm operators working 150 to 199 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
25 Number of farm operators working 200 to 249 days off their farms for pay or income in 1934
26 Number of farm operators working 240 or more days off their farms for pay or income in 1934

CHAPTER 3. NONAGRICULTURAL PURSUITS OF THE RURAL-FARM MALE POPULATION

  • 1. Occupations of the rural-farm population in 1930
  • 2. Limitations of data
  • 3. Opportunities for off-farm work at nonagricultural pursuits
  • 4. Geographic distribution of nonagricultural off-farm work
  • 5. Pursuits of part-time farmers on days spent off their farms

CHAPTER 4. ORGANIZATION OF PART-TIME FARMS CONTRASTED WITH OTHER FARMS IN SELECTED AREAS

  • 1. Foreward
  • 2. Selection of areas
  • 3. The general plan of presentation
  • 4. A subclassification of nonagricultural work
  • 5. Medians
  • 6. Other terms needing clarification
  • 7. Comparison of areas

TABLES

Table  Description
10 Massachusetts, Worcester County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
11 Massachusetts, Worcester County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
12 Massachusetts, Worcester County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
13 Massachusetts, Worcester County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
14 Massachusetts, Worcester County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
15 Connecticut, Hartford County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
16 Connecticut, Hartford County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
17 Connecticut, Hartford County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
18 Connecticut, Hartford County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
19 Connecticut, Hartford County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
20 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
21 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
22 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
23 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
24 Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
25 Ohio, Columbus metropolitan area - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
26 Ohio, Columbus metropolitan area - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
27 Ohio, Columbus metropolitan area - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
28 Ohio, Columbus metropolitan area - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
29 Ohio, Columbus metropolitan area - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
30 Ohio, Columbus nonmetropolitan area - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
31 Ohio, Columbus nonmetropolitan area - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
32 Ohio, Columbus nonmetropolitan area - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
33 Ohio, Columbus nonmetropolitan area - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
34 Ohio, Columbus nonmetropolitan area - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
35 Minnesota, St. Louis County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
36 Minnesota, St. Louis County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
37 Minnesota, St. Louis County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
38 Minnesota, St. Louis County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
39 Minnesota, St. Louis County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
40 Maryland, Dorchester County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
41 Maryland, Dorchester County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
42 Maryland, Dorchester County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
43 Maryland, Dorchester County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
44 Maryland, Dorchester County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
45 Maryland, Somerset County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
46 Virginia, Dickenson County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
47 Virginia, Dickenson County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
48 Virginia, Dickenson County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
49 Virginia, Dickenson County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
50 Virginia, Dickenson County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
51 West Virginia, McDowell County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
52 Kentucky, Pike County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
53 North Carolina, Rowan County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
54 North Carolina, Rowan County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
55 North Carolina, Rowan County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
56 North Carolina, Rowan County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
57 North Carolina, Rowan County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
58 South Carolina, Greenville County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
59 South Carolina, Greenville County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
60 South Carolina, Greenville County - Number of farm operators, by color and by tenure of operator, by size of farm, and by years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
61 South Carolina, Greenville County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, dwellings, population and labor, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
62 South Carolina, Greenville County - Selected crops and livestock, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, with the nonagricultural group subclassified: census of 1935
63 Oregon, Clackamas County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935
64 California, San Bernadino County - Number, acreage, and value of farms, days of off-farm work, dwellings, population, labor, and years on farm, by time groups and principal occupation for days farm operator spent at off-farm work, by tenure of operator: census of 1935

APPENDIXES

  • Schedule
  • Instructions to enumerators