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CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE

(Click here for a pdf of 2012 Ag Census data for Kane County)

(Census of Agriculture statistics for Kane County)


Number of farms – 590 farms in 2012, 759 farms in 2007, 619 farms in 2002)
Land in farms – 168,541 acres in 2012, 192,372 acres in 2007, 198,227 acres in 2002)
Average size of farm – 286 acres in 2012, 253 acres in 2007, 320 acres in 2002)
Crop sales accounted for $165,018,000 of the total value in 2012.
Livestock sales accounted for $31,137,000 of the total value in 2012.
Market Value of Production, average per farm - $332,465 in 2012, $261,011 in 2007, $187,487 in 2002)

Kane County Farms
Source: Census of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA

  No. of Farms Avg. Farm Size (acres) Land in Farms (acres)
1945 2,029 147 298,489
1950 2,052 145 297,119
1954 1,879 156 293,063
1959 1,550 178 275,207
1964 1,372 195 267,745
1969 1,210 227 275,228
1974 955 251 239,535
1978 995 251 239,535
1982 912 263 240,011
1987 824 277 227,961
1992 703 290 203,590
1997 650 323 209,941
2002 619 320 198,227
2007 759 253 192,372
2012 590 286 168,541


(Illinois Department of Agriculture statistics)
Illinois’ food and fiber industry employs nearly 1.5 million people – more than 24% of Illinois’ employment.
25% of Illinois’ exports come from the food and agriculture sector
Illinois ranks among the top five states in agricultural output
Illinois is the center of U.S. corn and soybean production
Illinois ranks fourth in hog production
Illinois farmers are increasingly raising fruits and vegetables to supply growing urban demand.
 

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