Farms by operating profit margin (OPM) and farm type, 2016

Percent of farms in each group

Stacked Bar chart with 9 groups and 4 items per group.

Group 1, Retirement, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 23.3 which is 23.3% of Retirement.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 7.2 which is 7.2% of Retirement.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 62.3 which is 62.3% of Retirement.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 7.2 which is 7.2% of Retirement.
Group 2, Off-farm occupation, Total value of 99.9.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 14.9 which is 14.9% of Off-farm occupation.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 5.5 which is 5.5% of Off-farm occupation.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 72 which is 72.1% of Off-farm occupation.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 7.5 which is 7.5% of Off-farm occupation.
Group 3, Low-sales, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 12.8 which is 12.8% of Low-sales.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 4.9 which is 4.9% of Low-sales.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 77.4 which is 77.4% of Low-sales.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 4.9 which is 4.9% of Low-sales.
Group 4, Moderate-sales, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 25.5 which is 25.5% of Moderate-sales.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 20.2 which is 20.2% of Moderate-sales.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 53.7 which is 53.7% of Moderate-sales.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 0.6 which is .6% of Moderate-sales.
Group 5, Midsize family farms, Total value of 100.1.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 34.4 which is 34.4% of Midsize family farms.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 22.9 which is 22.9% of Midsize family farms.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 42.3 which is 42.3% of Midsize family farms.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 0.5 which is .5% of Midsize family farms.
Group 6, Large, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 47.1 which is 47.1% of Large.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 21.5 which is 21.5% of Large.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 31.2 which is 31.2% of Large.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 0.2 which is .2% of Large.
Group 7, Very large, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 40.3 which is 40.3% of Very large.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 24.6 which is 24.6% of Very large.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 35.1 which is 35.1% of Very large.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 0 which is .0% of Very large.
Group 8, Nonfamily, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 27.8 which is 27.8% of Nonfamily.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 22.6 which is 22.6% of Nonfamily.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 49.6 which is 49.6% of Nonfamily.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 0 which is .0% of Nonfamily.
Group 9, All farms, Total value of 100.
Item 1, Green zone: low risk level (OPM > 25%) value of 18.7 which is 18.7% of All farms.
Item 2, Yellow zone: medium risk level (OPM 10-25%) value of 8.2 which is 8.2% of All farms.
Item 3, Red zone: high risk level (OPM < 10%) value of 67.4 which is 67.4% of All farms.
Item 4, Not calculated value of 5.7 which is 5.7% of All farms.

Notes: Operating profit margin (OPM) = 100% x (net farm income + interest paid – charge for operator and unpaid labor – charge for management) ÷ gross farm income. Small family farms have annual gross cash farm income (GCFI) < $350,000. Midsize family farms have GCFI of $350,000-$999,999. Large-scale family farms have GCFI of $1,000,000 or more. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service and National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2016 Agricultural Resource Management Survey (data as of December 14, 2017).