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Contra Costa

Total population (2010 census): 1,049,025
Total population (1990 census): 803,732
County seat: Martinez

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CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

 

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield
Barley - - -
Maize=Corn 5 1780 201433 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 5 880 51942 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 41 7040 D
Alfalfa Hay 15 3696 22423
Small Grain Hay 14 1189 3597
Tame Hay 9 1984 5557
Wild Hay 7 171 D
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 2 D D
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Alfalfa Seed     2603178 Ibs
Dried Herbs 1 D D
Other 1 D X
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Artichokes 1 D  
Asparagus 2 D  
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 2 D  
Beets 1 D  
Broccoli - -  
Cantaloupes 8 5  
Carrots 1 D  
Chicory 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 D  
Eggplant 4 2  
Garlic 4 5  
Fresh Cut Herbs 2 D  
Horseradish 1 D  
All Lettuce 3 2  
Okra 3 1  
Dry Onions 6 D  
Green Onions 1 D  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Sweet Peppers - -  
Hot Peppers 2 D  
Pumpkins 5 100  
Squash 3 D  
Sweet Corn 6 3396  
Tomatoes 19 1608  
Watermelons 1 D  
Other Vegetables 1 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 17 D  
Apricots 23 718  
Tart Cherries 2 D  
Sweet Cherries 36 646  
Figs 1 D  
Grapes 81 1817  
Nectarines 18 39  
Olives 22 169  
Peaches 28 192  
Pears 8 D  
Persimmons 8 14  
Pluots 5 8  
Plums and Prunes 11 16  
Pomegranates 6 26  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 3 2  
Lemons 1 D  
Tangerines 1 D  
All Nuts 77 D  
Almonds 18 75  
Pistachios 3 D  
English Walnuts 60 771  
Blackberries and Dewberries 9 12  
Boysenberries 3 2  
Strawberries 4 13  
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 2 - D D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 2 D - D
Floriculture Crops 21 1095744 67 11120352
Bedding and Garden Plants 11 D 56 10927052
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 - 7 D
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 10 D 4 73750
Nursery Stock 10 11600 19 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 1 X D NA

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 4 2420 339245 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 8 1323 91692 bu
Barley 8 277 20332 bu
Safflower 9 1005 2522000 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 56 8113 32093 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 19 3409 21265 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 28 1700 4968 tons, dry
Tame Hay 13 2077 4185 tons, dry
Wild Hay 6 496 D
Grass Silage 5 431 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 4 D  
Head Cabbage 3 5  
Cantaloupes 5 14  
Cucumbers & Pickles 5 12  
Eggplant 3 1  
Garlic 3 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 D  
Dry Onions 11 59  
Hot Peppers 5 12  
Sweet Peppers 6 D  
Pumpkins 6 117  
Squash 6 24  
Sweet Corn 11 2221  
Tomatoes 20 3610  
Watermelons 20 3610  
Other Vegetables 3 1  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 34 1964 416928 trees
Apricots 35 1060 100158 trees
Cherries, Total 37 587 60894 trees
Sweet Cherries 37 587 60894 trees
Figs 3 9 485 trees
Grapes 42 1206 740674 vines
Nectarines 11 32 3972 trees
Peaches 25 201 27325 trees
Pears 11 116 11120 trees
Persimmons 6 16 2275 trees
Plums and Prunes 11 37 4645 trees
Pomegranates 3 4 610 trees
Almonds 22 106 4271
Pecans 5 6 307 in shell
Pistachios 9 73 10868 in shell
English Walnuts 76 1173 60746 in shell
Blackberries 3 2 6600 lbs
Boysenberries 5 4 8410 lbs
Strawberries 4 12 163846 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 4 D X
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 50 2797814 518 11713
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 29 X 240 X
Floriculture Crops 32 2733450 125 10745
Bedding and Garden Plants 18 1210830 62 6719
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 10 979000 26 2791
Foliage Plants 4 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 213 264
Nursery Crops 13 D 76 672
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 D D 16

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.


Last Updated: August 08, 2012

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