Yes, because you needed to know. As of 2012, There were 2,621,514 goats in the United States! Below you will find the world's most important map. This map shows you where to find the largest population of goats.

Northwest Illinois and Eastern Iowa have a very large concentration of goats.

The US Goat Population /(Source): USDA Agricultural Census
The US Goat Population /(Source): USDA Agricultural Census

The Washington Post reports that a large percentage of America's goat population is located in the Southwest portion of our country, Texas in particular.

  • Nearly 80 percent of America's goats are raised for meat.
  • Sixteen percent are raised for milk
  • 6 percent is comprised of Angora goats raised for mohair.

Yes, goats are very useful in urban areas, too. They can be used to trim grass and control brush.

Now that you know all you need to know about goats, now time for a little bit of "Goat Fun".

Behold, goats yelling like humans!




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