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North Carolina Family Farms

North Carolina Family Farms

Passed down through generations, the majority of North Carolina's farms are family owned and operated.

North Carolina Farms by the Numbers

Number of
Farmers

24,574

Number of
Female Farmers

7,328

Average Farm Size

168 Acres

Farm Ownership

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Family: 43,563 | 87.6%
Corporation: 3,035 | 6.1%
Partnership: 3,132 | 6.3%

Value of Sales:

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Acres of Farmland:

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Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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