Cotton production of the states

Crops: Cotton (Ranked by 2004 cash receipts)

Producing over 1/4 of the nation's cotton, Texas grows more than just cattle. Together, Texas, California, and Mississippi produce over 1/2 of the cotton grown in the United States.

Rank State Value ($1,000) % of Total U.S.
1. Texas 1,546,320 28.61%
2. California 772,711 14.30%
3. Mississippi 526,497 9.74%
4. Georgia 487,410 9.02%
5. Arkansas 464,672 8.60%
6. North Carolina 304,438 5.63%
7. Tennessee 225,093 4.16%
8. Missouri 197,986 3.66%
9. Louisiana 196,766 3.64%
10. Arizona 194,309 3.59%
11. Alabama 193,535 3.58%
12. South Carolina 88,218 1.63%
13. Oklahoma 73,921 1.37%
14. Virginia 38,945 0.72%
15. New Mexico 32,908 0.61%
16. Kansas 32,781 0.61%
17. Florida 28,704 0.53%
Source: USDA:Economic Research Service

The numbers listed for "Value ($1,000)" represent the value of the product or commodity in thousands of dollars. For example, the number 450,000 is equal to $450,000,000.

Note: Data are not collected by the Economic Research Service in surveys for some minor commodities and for some minor producing states for commodities that are surveyed. This is why percentages do not always add up to 100% and all states that produce a product may not be listed.


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