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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 30
Average State & Local Tax Per Acre of Farmland, 1994
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Rhode Island $56.75 27 Tennessee 4.65
2 New Jersey 43.67 28 Oregon 4.47
3 Connecticut 28.69 29 South Carolina 4.42
4 Massachusetts 27.68 30 South Dakota 3.78
5 New Hampshire 24.99 31 Idaho 3.58
6 Hawaii 24.59 32 Kentucky 3.22
7 NEW YORK $20.33 33 Texas 3.14
8 Wisconsin 19.46 34 Colorado 3.13
9 Pennsylvania 18.49 35 Arkansas 2.86
10 Michigan 17.63 36 Missouri 2.78
11 Vermont 16.56 37 Louisiana 2.48
12 Illinois 16.55 38 North Dakota 2.47
13 California 14.21 39 Kansas 2.41
14 Florida 13.68 40 Mississippi 2.31
15 Ohio 11.99 41 Delaware 2.17
16 Maryland 11.59 42 Oklahoma 2.09
17 Maine 11.31 43 Utah 1.83
18 Iowa 11.21 44 West Virginia 1.49
19 Nebraska 9.74 45 Montana 1.48
20 Indiana 8.97 46 Alabama 1.32
21 Minnesota 7.86 47 Wyoming 0.79
22 Virginia 7.80 48 Nevada 0.78
23 North Carolina 7.26 49 New Mexico 0.40
24 Washington 6.07 50 Alaska NA
25 Arizona 6.02 U.S. Average $5.86
26 Georgia 5.40 N.Y.S. % above avg. 246.9%
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture


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