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U.S. Census of Agriculture: 1940

This is a research guide that outlines the data available through the Agriculture Census from 1840 onwards.

Digitized Version of Census of Agriculture

Cornell University has digitized the contents of the Census of Agriculture from 1840 to 2002.  IPUMS NHGIS has data from 1840-1950.

1940 Census of Agriculture

Sixteenth census of the United States, 1940 : agriculture, United States summary, first series : uses of land, principal crops and classes of livestock with statistics for geographic divisions and States / prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture, Washington : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1941.
HD1753 1940d  (DOCSC) Decennial Census

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture, United States summary, second series. Farm mortgages, taxes, labor, facilities, expenditures, and miscellaneous farm information: fruits, vegetables, and minor crops with statistics for geographic divisions and states. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1942

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture ... Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1942-43.
I. First and second series, state reports. Statistics for counties. Farms and farm property, with related information for farms and farm operations, livestock and livestock products, and crops. pt. 1.New England, middle Atlantic, east north central. pt. 2. West north central. pt. 3. South Atlantic. pt. 4. East south central. pt. 5. West south central.pt. 6. Mountain and Pacific. 6 v.--II. Third series, state reports. Statistics for counties. Value of farm products, farms classified by major source of income, farms classified by value of products. pt. 1. The Northern states. pt. 2. The Southern states. pt. 3. The Western states. 3 v.--III. General report. Statistics by subject.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture handbook; descriptions and illustrations of the uses of agriculture census statistics in education, business, research, and visual analysis; with explanations of the technique of tabulation and procedures. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture.Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off., 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Ranking agricultural counties. The rank of the leading counties in the United States in agriculture and agricultural products, 1940 and 1939, with comparisons, 1930 and 1929. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistican for agriculture, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off. 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Value of farm products by color and tenure of farm operator. Statistics, by color and tenure of farm operator, on the value of farm products sold, traded, or used by farm households ... A special study, by Irvin Holmes, principal statistician for income and value. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief, Agriculture division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off., 1944.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Crop-sharing contracts. Prepared by James H. Graves. Memorandum regarding legal relations and rights of parties when land owned by one is cultivated by the other under agreement to share the crops. The memorandum embraces 14 southern states. (Appendix section of special study - plantations) Prepared under the general supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off., 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Cross-line acreage. A special study; farms reporting and acreage by place of enumeration and by location of acreage, with relationship to all farms, by counties, with a summary for the United States; 1940 and 1935, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off., 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Special cotton report. Farms reporting, acreage, and production and value of farm products by number of bales harvested. With statistics for counties and a summary for the United States. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off., 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States, 1940. Agriculture. Territories and possessions : reports on agriculture in the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii and the following possessions, Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands of the United States / prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, Bureau of the Census, Washington D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Drainage of alluvial lands. A comparison of agriculture within and outside of drainage enterprises in the alluvial lands of the lower Mississippi valley, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off., 1943.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Cows milked and dairy products. Number of cows milked, milk produced, disposition of dairy products, and number of cows kept mainly for milk production, classified by number of cows milked, by counties; with related data for other classes of livestock and livestock products, for the states and for the United States. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S.Govt.Print.Off., 1942.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Hawaii. Farms and farm property, with related information for farm operators; livestock and livestock products; crops; and farms classified by major source of income and by total value of products, with statistics for counties. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, Bureau of the Census, Washington, Govt. Prtg. Off., 1942.
 

Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. Agriculture. Special poultry report. Statistics by geographic divisions and states for poultry of all kinds on hand and raised; by counties for chickens and chicken egg production, by number of chickens on hand; and by counties for farms reporting chickens and turkeys raised, by numbers raised. Prepared under the supervision of Zellmer R. Pettet, chief statistician for agriculture, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1942.
 

16th census of the United States: 1940. American Samoa: population, agriculture. Prepared under the supervision of LeVerne Beales, chief statistician for territorial, insular, and foreign statistics, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U. S. Govt. Print Off., 1941
 

16th census of the United States: 1940. Guam: population, agriculture. Prepared under the supervision of LeVerne Beales, chief statistician for territorial, insular, and foreign statistics, Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off., 1941.