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Number of farm proprietors

Farm self-employment is defined as the number of non-corporate farm operators, consisting of sole proprietors and partners. A farm is defined as an establishment that produces, or normally would be expected to produce, at least $1,000 worth of farm products--crops and livestock--in a typical year. Because of the low cutoff point for this definition, the farm self-employment estimates are effectively on a full-time and part-time basis. The estimates are consistent with the job-count basis of the estimates of wage and salary employment because farm proprietors are counted without regard to any other employment. Also referred to as farm self-employment.

Related Data Tables

For estimates relating to Number of farm proprietors please see the following tables

  • In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA30
  • In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA30