Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)

  Does your community offer tax incentives to encourage farmers to keep their farmland? Number of Cases
Yes No Uncertain No answer
Alabama Counties 0 93.3 6.7 0 15
Cities 0 90.0 10.0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 1
Arizona Counties 0 100.0 0 0 6
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 14
Arkansas Counties 0 90.0 10.0 0 10
Cities 0 90.9 9.1 0 11
California Counties 63.0 29.6 7.4 0 27
Cities 8.2 85.6 4.6 1.5 195
Colorado Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 10
Cities 5.6 88.9 0 5.6 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 91.7 0 8.3 12
Delaware Counties 50.0 0 50.0 0 2
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 37.9 48.3 10.3 3.4 29
Cities 1.6 90.2 6.6 1.6 61
Georgia Counties 44.7 55.3 0 0 38
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 0 100.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 15.0 85.0 0 0 20
Cities 1.6 91.9 3.2 3.2 62
Indiana Counties 7.7 88.5 3.8 0 26
Cities 10.0 80.0 10.0 0 20
Iowa Counties 14.3 71.4 14.3 0 7
Cities 0 93.8 6.3 0 16
Kansas Counties 0 100.0 0 0 7
Cities 8.3 91.7 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 9.1 90.9 0 0 11
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 7.1 71.4 21.4 0 14
Cities 0 60.0 30.0 10.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 70.0 20.0 10.0 0 10
Cities 0 66.7 33.3 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 16.7 70.0 3.3 10.0 30
Michigan Counties 30.0 65.0 5.0 0 20
Cities 0 90.9 6.1 3.0 33
Minnesota Counties 33.3 53.3 13.3 0 15
Cities 4.0 80.0 8.0 8.0 25
Mississippi Counties 11.1 88.9 0 0 9
Cities 11.1 55.6 22.2 11.1 9
Missouri Counties 0 83.3 11.1 5.6 18
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 18
Montana Counties 0 100.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 80.0 20.0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 16.7 66.7 16.7 0 6
Cities 20.0 80.0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 0 100.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 40.0 60.0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 38.5 61.5 0 0 13
Cities 3.8 92.3 0 3.8 26
New Mexico Counties 25.0 75.0 0 0 4
Cities 0 85.7 0 14.3 7
New York Counties 57.1 28.6 10.7 3.6 28
Cities 0 90.0 5.0 5.0 20
North Carolina Counties 39.3 60.7 0 0 28
Cities 6.3 87.5 6.3 0 16
North Dakota Counties 25.0 75.0 0 0 4
Cities 0 75.0 25.0 0 4
Ohio Counties 27.3 63.6 9.1 0 33
Cities 4.9 90.2 4.9 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 0 100.0 0 0 10
Cities 10.0 80.0 10.0 0 10
Oregon Counties 70.0 30.0 0 0 10
Cities 20.0 80.0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 81.5 14.8 0 3.7 27
Cities 0 94.1 5.9 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 66.7 0 0 33.3 3
South Carolina Counties 21.4 71.4 7.1 0 14
Cities 0 90.9 0 9.1 11
South Dakota Counties 0 100.0 0 0 1
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 40.9 54.5 4.5 0 22
Cities 7.1 92.9 0 0 14
Texas Counties 13.2 76.3 7.9 2.6 38
Cities 5.5 89.0 2.7 2.7 73
Utah Counties 25.0 75.0 0 0 4
Cities 0 75.0 25.0 0 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 77.4 22.6 0 0 31
Cities 25.0 68.8 6.3 0 16
Washington Counties 75.0 16.7 8.3 0 12
Cities 4.5 95.5 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 16.7 50.0 33.3 0 6
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 52.9 47.1 0 0 17
Cities 9.1 86.4 0 4.5 22
Wyoming Counties 0 100.0 0 0 1
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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