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Table 5 - Proportion of Farm Population by Type of County, by Region, 1990
  Percent of Population Living on Farms
  Rural Counties    
Regions Growing Declining AD* Metro Total
Great Plains 5.5 13.8 11.0 1.2 4.3
Corn Belt 7.2 12.6 8.2 1.3 2.9
Delta-South 3.1 3.6 2.4 0.8 1.5
Appalachia-East 3.1 1.6 1.9 0.5 0.8
Other 3.6 4.0 2.3 0.6 1.0
United States Total 4.4 9.8 5.4 0.8 1.6
* "AD counties" refers to accelerated-declining counties.
Source: : U.S. Census 1990 (the most recent data available, for the Census discontinued county-level enumerations of farm populations after that).



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