Hispanics/Latinos Improving the Future of Agriculture!

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STATE PROFILE

ALABAMA

In Alabama, there are 483 Hispanic/Latino operators in 63 of the 67 counties. Seventeen counties account for 53.4 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Cullman County, located in the northern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 28, which is 5.8 percent of the state total.

The 17 counties in Alabama with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are dispersed throughout the state. Although Baldwin County (in the southern portion of the state) reports the second-highest number of Hispanic/Latino operators (24), four of the top five counties are located in the northern half of the state, bordering Tennessee and Georgia.

ARKANSAS

In Arkansas, there are 761 Hispanic/Latino operators in 65 of the 75 counties. Fifteen counties account for 56.1 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Sevier County, located in the southwestern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 53, which is 7.0 percent of the state total.

The 15 counties in Arkansas with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are predominantly located in the western portion of the state, on the Oklahoma border.ription of what this team member does, or add a short bio. You can include relevant degrees, experience or other special qualifications they may have.

NORTH CAROLINA

In North Carolina, there are 795 Hispanic/Latino operators in 80 of the 100 counties. Twenty-two counties account for 53.1 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Guilford County, located in the central portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 41, which is 5.2 percent of the state total.

The 22 counties in North Carolina with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are concentrated in the southern and coastal tip of the state, as well as the central and northern portion bordering the state of Virginia.

 SOUTH CAROLINA

In South Carolina, there are 382 Hispanic/Latino operators in 38 of the 46 counties. Seven counties account for 54.1 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Aiken County, located in the central portion of the state, (bordering the state of Georgia), reports the highest number of operators in the state, 44, which is 11.5 percent of the state total.

The seven counties in South Carolina with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are concentrated in the center of the state as well as on the northern border shared with the state of North Carolina.

FLORIDA

In Florida, there are 6,668 Hispanic/Latino operators in 63 of the 67 counties. Four counties account for 53.8 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Miami-Dade County, located in the southern tip of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 2,371, which account for more than one-third of all Hispanic/Latino operators in the state, 35.6 percent of the state total.

The four counties in Florida with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are located outside of the Florida Panhandle. The overwhelming majority of Hispanic/Latino operators are in South Florida.

GEORGIA

In Georgia, there are 665 Hispanic/Latino operators in 113 of the 159 counties. Thirty-two counties account for 57.9 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Thomas County, located in the southern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 25, which is 3.8 percent of the state total.

The 32 counties in Georgia with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are widely dispersed throughout the state. Although the top county (Thomas County) is located in the south on the Florida border, the remaining top counties are clustered in the center and the northern third of the state.

KENTUCKY

In Kentucky, there are 708 Hispanic/Latino operators in 97 of the 120 counties. Twenty counties account for 51.0 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Warren County, located in the southwestern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 40, which is 5.6 percent of the state total.

The 20 counties in Kentucky with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are located in a diagonal line spanning from the southwestern tip to the northeastern tip of the state.

MISSISSIPPI

In Mississippi, there are 564 Hispanic/Latino operators in 68 of the 82 counties. Fourteen counties account for 51.1 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Pearl River County, located in the southern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 54, which is 9.6 percent of the state total.

The 14 counties in Mississippi with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are split between the bottom and top halves of the state, with the majority concentrated in southern half bordering the state of Louisiana.

LOUISIANA

In Louisiana, there are 849 Hispanic/Latino operators in 58 of the 64 parishes. Eleven parishes account for 54.1 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. West Carroll Parish, located in the northern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 67, which is 7.9 percent of the state total.

The 11 parishes in Louisiana with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are located across the center of the state. The top parish (West Carroll) borders the state of Arkansas, the next two parishes with the highest number of Hispanic/Latino farmers are located further south and border the state of Mississippi.

VIRGINIA

In Virginia, there are 755 Hispanic/Latino operators in 79 of the 98 counties. Fifteen counties account for 52.2 percent of the total Hispanic/Latino operators in the state. Loudoun County, located in the northern portion of the state, reports the highest number of operators in the state, 59, which is 7.8 percent of the state total.

The 15 counties in Virginia with more than half of the state’s Hispanic/Latino operators are in a diagonal line spanning from the southwestern tip to the northern tip of the state.