Welcome to the West Virginia Statistics page. Here you will find frequently requested data specific to this state from the National Resources Inventory, the Census of Agriculture, and the Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) program survey. You also can link to additional information and data sources.
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|Agricultural land converted to developed land (acres)||29,900||18,400||8,300||174,100|
|Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres)||2,371,200||2,282,000||2,200,300||2,964,300|
|Prime agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres)||371,000||362,00||350,900||414,100|
|Forest land converted to developed land (acres)||89,000||35,700||27,000||356,100|
|Other rural land converted to developed land (acres)||2,300||1,500||NA||11,700|
|Total surface area (acres)||15,508,200||15,508,200||15,508,200||15,508,200|
|Land in farms (acres)||3,584,668||3,697,606||3,606,674|
|Total land area (acres)||15,409,745||15,383,174||15,386,410|
|Principal operators 34 and younger||890||1,001||894|
|Principal operators 65 and older||5,787||7,605||8,064|
|Land owned by principal operators 65 and older (acres)||977,558||1,130,637||1,259,617|
|Market value of agricultural products sold ($1,000)||482,814||591,665||806,775|
Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Programs.