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
Counties Total 34.8 58.8 5.6 0.8 609
Rural 32.7 60.0 7.3 0 165
Nonrural 35.6 58.3 5.0 1.1 444
Central 0 0 0 0 0
Noncentral 0 0 0 0 0
Cities Total 5.6 87.0 4.8 2.5 949
Rural 0 0 0 0 0
Nonrural 0 0 0 0 0
Central 6.5 85.5 6.0 1.9 414
Noncentral 4.9 88.2 3.9 3.0 535

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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