America’s Top 20 Pig Counties, Page 2

Keep reading for the top 10 pork-producing counties in the U.S., and more from the Census of Agriculture. ( Jo Windmann )

10

  • 749,482 head


9

  • 827,589 head

8

  • 924.340 head

7

  • 1,011,344 head

6

  • 1,072,839 head

5

  • 1,094,877 head

4

  • 1,259,133 head

3

  • 1,332,048 head

2

  • 1,884,585 head

1

  • 1,957,364 head


The total number of hogs in the U.S. grew from 66 million in 2012 to nearly 72.4 million in 2017, while the number of hog farms grew 5% from 63,246 to 66,439 respectively. 


Source: 2017 Census of Agriculture


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