Number of Farmers in US


How many farmers are there in the US?


There are a total of 751,000 farmers and ranchers in the US in 2008. This is according to data from the 2010 Statistical Abstract of the US Census Bureau. This number represents 0.05% of all employed Americans. 24.4% of all farmers and ranchers are female, and only 1% is Black.

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3 Responses

  1. Anonymous

    May 9, 2014 12:30 pm

    Math is wrong. It represents 0.5% of 150 million workers, not 0.05% which would require the US to have 1.5 billion workers


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