NUMBER OF FARMS BY COUNTY
Nebraska - Ag Census Years, 1964 to 2012              
County 1964 1969 1974 1978 1982 1987 1992 1997 2002 2007 2012
Adams 1,025 950 872 796 747 780 657 661 561 485 567
Antelope 1,395 1,225 1,115 1,123 1,042 1,009 891 845 792 716 767
Arthur 92 74 67 78 81 90 93 84 76 68 85
Banner 215 225 205 213 200 212 200 238 226 218 193
Blaine 143 139 127 121 141 129 116 119 106 114 117
Boone 1,156 1,032 981 912 857 936 787 805 692 619 646
Box Butte 611 595 589 564 543 556 516 540 476 466 466
Boyd 591 511 498 476 442 443 395 373 314 259 266
Brown 407 397 362 361 353 344 332 368 311 292 328
Buffalo 1,582 1,407 1,349 1,208 1,191 1,175 1,097 1,153 969 949 1,046
Burt 1,047 909 843 847 733 729 588 614 621 549 560
Butler 1,405 1,275 1,107 1,068 976 961 805 851 840 809 840
Cass 1,275 1,086 1,011 977 915 913 721 748 679 682 731
Cedar 1,610 1,375 1,258 1,194 1,144 1,106 1,041 1,017 949 924 939
Chase 459 438 407 453 433 468 368 396 326 347 342
Cherry 686 759 695 673 708 745 676 690 557 560 566
Cheyenne 797 765 750 748 701 740 668 706 616 603 555
Clay 872 766 739 719 644 710 592 566 503 454 457
Colfax 1,088 1,001 948 873 779 778 694 642 589 519 554
Cuming 1,619 1,424 1,404 1,305 1,250 1,185 1,079 1,045 904 863 918
Custer 1,955 1,771 1,601 1,463 1,439 1,452 1,321 1,359 1,149 1,187 1,352
Dakota 540 454 435 411 378 345 295 314 296 278 243
Dawes 536 535 479 461 452 498 446 497 406 469 493
Dawson 1,391 1,222 1,096 1,049 959 974 876 903 718 728 806
Deuel 330 324 306 313 277 262 244 277 252 240 237
Dixon 1,049 954 878 804 731 704 609 625 660 568 570
Dodge 1,389 1,208 1,144 1,073 977 962 855 848 734 715 767
Douglas 729 645 589 518 482 475 388 410 361 362 396
Dundy 426 404 391 397 382 389 308 339 262 263 251
Fillmore 1,092 996 933 843 765 779 637 607 499 478 472
Franklin 745 641 575 569 530 523 444 449 378 312 338
Frontier 622 545 513 531 1,339 496 419 368 318 283 317
Furnas 790 691 594 565 520 539 459 452 412 365 389
Gage 1,849 1,672 1,555 1,411 1,339 1,374 1,140 1,232 1,272 1,280 1,263
Garden 438 365 351 343 330 335 297 328 253 297 261
Garfield 307 253 292 263 268 248 228 217 190 223 226
Gosper 432 385 338 336 324 345 282 260 242 218 260
Grant 64 79 89 81 80 92 82 91 73 84 80
Greeley 575 515 501 458 438 461 394 403 361 334 389
Hall 1,081 964 922 860 794 788 744 750 595 608 593
Hamilton 1,118 1,001 925 863 821 770 664 697 603 550 572
Harlan 606 527 504 451 453 465 385 392 346 384 360
Hayes 367 344 335 337 328 317 273 271 260 275 235
Hitchcock 561 518 470 461 443 426 379 357 299 272 299
Holt 1,492 1,377 1,326 1,335 1,269 1,393 1,265 1,341 1,166 1,171 1,279
Hooker 61 57 65 60 59 78 76 90 81 88 82
Howard 953 862 806 721 702 696 657 680 600 564 682
Jefferson 1,113 901 861 790 747 770 683 666 631 601 627
Johnson 850 739 687 603 566 559 488 522 571 541 587
Kearney 768 706 685 622 581 608 502 521 412 381 344
Keith 469 438 419 409 382 405 348 405 363 398 388
Keya Paha 290 277 259 279 269 259 206 222 185 206 244
Kimball 367 381 377 370 344 348 292 359 362 372 402
Knox 1,778 1,542 1,466 1,328 1,280 1,212 1,086 1,103 1,016 863 1,080
Lancaster 1,774 1,751 1,570 1,509 1,547 1,508 1,359 1,615 1,607 1,698 1,836
Lincoln 1,255 1,195 1,103 1,071 1,037 1,127 1,031 1,078 959 1,053 1,168
Logan 166 172 156 162 152 147 133 130 119 152 149
Loup 189 182 167 156 148 142 134 146 120 137 138
Madison 1,328 1,156 1,123 1,025 991 958 825 115 766 699 753
McPherson 151 134 116 131 138 146 121 837 128 143 118
Merrick 894 827 750 708 680 664 617 587 513 473 492
Morrill 699 608 560 562 550 535 458 497 443 495 512
Nance 698 599 566 519 478 508 440 441 392 362 355
Nemaha 896 755 724 705 614 591 511 511 483 449 451
Nuckolls 858 779 694 668 624 621 541 523 476 405 435
Otoe 1,404 1,289 1,169 1,082 957 1,005 805 875 797 804 897
Pawnee 810 698 678 585 531 520 463 472 531 489 540
Perkins 597 574 546 565 547 591 479 534 438 446 394
Phelps 802 706 637 623 588 616 578 580 470 420 405
Pierce 1,249 1,061 1,036 932 865 857 725 761 697 645 677
Platte 1,568 1,426 1,388 1,326 1,237 1,245 1,099 1,083 1,000 882 942
Polk 987 873 818 798 727 736 625 633 527 505 466
Red Willow 641 630 520 506 474 489 425 471 380 386 405
Richardson 1,194 1,027 1,020 876 813 826 712 767 732 707 736
Rock 270 284 280 326 309 313 310 328 271 237 247
Saline 1,347 1,245 1,074 994 905 881 742 773 728 702 756
Sarpy 587 525 476 459 460 437 362 401 355 360 396
Saunders 1,842 1,710 1,600 1,471 1,444 1,417 1,235 1,260 1,157 1,131 1,204
Scotts Bluff 1,371 1,210 1,112 1,078 987 898 821 846 780 730 966
Seward 1,399 1,239 1,174 1,038 988 974 879 895 862 893 992
Sheridan 792 777 739 723 704 721 658 686 613 574 536
Sherman 779 708 693 569 539 576 500 512 448 411 414
Sioux 426 398 380 388 365 353 327 352 318 366 354
Stanton 958 858 813 749 712 695 557 654 655 636 619
Thayer 1,026 920 822 759 707 744 623 599 558 483 432
Thomas 95 91 81 91 87 94 97 91 79 103 87
Thurston 756 662 628 584 535 462 386 407 438 372 367
Valley 754 643 629 562 502 541 488 464 419 391 402
Washington 1,093 980 930 851 812 826 726 749 780 762 821
Wayne 1,095 908 895 852 811 744 630 651 623 573 518
Webster 730 679 595 519 500 508 448 458 449 430 423
Wheeler 208 189 176 182 195 213 200 194 194 205 198
York 1,267 1,143 1,065 977 911 899 765 747 617 549 541
Nebraska 80,163 72,257 67,597 65,916 60,243 60,502 52,923 54,539 49,355 47,712 49,969
Note: Starting with the 1974 Census, a farm is a place from which $1,000 or more of agricultural products were produced
and sold.
Source: U.S. Department of the Agriculture, 2012 Census of Agriculture, 2014
Last Updated: 5/7/2014
by Nebraska Databook
email: mike.lundeen@nebraska.gov