America’s Top 100 Pig Counties

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America’s Top 100 Pig Counties

   America’s Top 100 Pig Counties – 2012
Rank State County Inventory
1 North Carolina Sampson 1,858,801
2 North Carolina Duplin 1,733,026
3 Oklahoma Texas 1,204,159
4 Iowa Sioux 1,176,751
5 Iowa Washington 986,774
6 Minnesota Martin 812,229
7 Iowa Plymouth 744,433
8 Iowa Lyon 726,730
9 Iowa Hardin 720,009
10 Utah Beaver n/a*
11 North Carolina Bladen 650,749
12 Iowa Hamilton 647,537
13 North Carolina Wayne 637,481
14 Iowa Kossuth 609,437
15 Iowa Carroll 557,905
16 Minnesota Blue Earth 554,230
17 Iowa Franklin 549,493
18 North Carolina Greene 510,510
19 Iowa O Brien 497,223
20 Iowa Wright 483,790
21 Iowa Palo Alto 464,236
22 Iowa Buena Vista 438,072
23 Iowa Sac 432,045
24 Missouri Mercer n/a*
25 Missouri Vernon 397,621
26 Colorado Yuma n/a*
27 Iowa Butler 374,395
28 Iowa Buchanan 372,762
29 Iowa Hancock 370,569
30 North Carolina Jones 366,159
31 Iowa Delaware 363,437
32 Pennsylvania Lancaster 359,505
33 Iowa Calhoun 359,106
34 Missouri Sullivan 358,146
35 Iowa Osceola 334,938
36 Minnesota Mower 330,950
37 Minnesota Freeborn 324,837
38 Minnesota Nobles 323,679
39 North Carolina Onslow 321,871
40 North Carolina Robeson 320,291
41 Texas Ochiltree n/a*
42 North Carolina Columbus 317,515
43 Iowa Crawford 315,477
44 Nebraska Platte 308,866
45 Iowa Mahaska 301,296
46 Iowa Audubon 294,362
47 Minnesota Rock 291,435
48 North Carolina Lenoir 287,583
49 Iowa Cherokee 282,516
50 Minnesota Renville 280,943
51 Minnesota Nicollet 268,330
52 Minnesota Pipestone 267,097
53 Ohio Mercer 261,390
54 Iowa Clayton 261,084
55 Kansas Morton n/a*
56 Texas Hansford n/a*
57 Indiana Carroll 255,898
58 Iowa Fayette 254,042
59 Michigan Allegan 252,085
60 Minnesota Faribault 249,759
61 Minnesota Jackson 245,947
62 Minnesota Waseca 243,998
63 Illinois Pike 243,801
64 Iowa Keokuk 241,012
65 Iowa Black Hawk 240,800
66 Illinois De Kalb 239,648
67 Iowa Pocahontas 238,701
68 Ohio Darke 237,185
69 Illinois Livingston 236,426
70 Oklahoma Beaver n/a*
71 Minnesota Cottonwood 235,636
72 Iowa Chickasaw 228,587
73 Iowa Mitchell 224,241
74 North Carolina Pitt 224,123
75 Kansas Wichita n/a*
76 Minnesota Brown 218,163
77 Missouri Putnam n/a*
78 Iowa Louisa 209,571
79 Iowa Jasper 209,509
80 North Carolina Pender 203,873
81 Iowa Greene 202,217
82 Iowa Cedar 200,665
83 Iowa Grundy 199,917
84 Indiana White 199,411
85 Kansas Nemaha 197,430
86 Iowa Howard 197,113
87 Iowa Bremer 193,373
88 Nebraska Holt 192,232
89 Iowa Emmet 191,652
90 Minnesota Stevens 186,865
91 Illinois Hancock 186,678
92 Iowa Webster 185,596
93 Illinois Jasper 184,432
94 Minnesota Watonwan 183,618
95 Iowa Marshall 181,741
96 Iowa Clay 181,608
97 Minnesota Redwood 179,776
98 Nebraska Boone 178,155
99 Indiana Randolph 177,605
100 Indiana Clinton 174,185
Source: Rankings based on 2012 Census of Agriculture hog density map found at http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Online_Resources/Ag_Atlas_Maps/Livestock_and_Animals/.
*Data withheld by USDA due to confidentiality.

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