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Kern

 

Total population (2010 census): 839631
Total population (1990 census): 543477
County seat: Bakersfield

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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 (bu)
Barley 10 2376 225883
Maize=Corn 24 6342 1155941
Oats 5 420 47083
Sorghum 2 D D
Wheat for Grain, Total 117 40593 3681204
Durum Wheat 25 8669 766050
Spring Wheat 12 4451 396294
Winter Wheat 84 27473 2518860
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 310 100186 742263
Alfalfa Hay 274 85756 704029
Small Grain Hay 56 10652 23838
Tame Hay 23 3778 14396
Wild Hay - - -
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 51 24210 380065
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 87 30567 770679
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 28 7398 156669
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Alfalfa Seed 7 367 253000 Ibs
Dry Edible Beans 15 4099 111247 cwt
Dry Lima Beans 1 D D
Jojoba Harvested 2 D D
Upland Cotton 113 38185 118861 bales
Pima Cotton 86 51358 149306 bales
Safflower 7 1440 3761162 Ibs
Sugarbeets for Sugar 11 1895 64956 tons
Sunflower Seed - - -
Triticale 1 D D
Other 1 D X
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 2 D  
Snap Beans 4 D  
Beets 4 D  
Broccoli 8 D  
Chinese Cabbage 1 D  
Head Cabbage 7 583  
Cantaloupes 19 1101  
Carrots 67 26997  
Cauliflower 2 D  
Collards 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 3  
Daikon - -  
Eggplant 3 11  
Garlic 15 2873  
Fresh Cut Herbs - -  
Honeydew Melons 6 384  
Kale 3 D  
All Lettuce 12 1610  
Mustard Greens - -  
Okra 5 1  
Dry Onions 15 3632  
Green Onions 3 D  
Parsley 3 472  
Chinese Peas 1 D  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 4 1  
Sweet Peppers 18 3576  
Hot Peppers 8 163  
Potatoes 43 21564  
Pumpkins 2 D  
Squash 11 12  
Sweet Corn 6 88  
Sweet Potatoes 2 D  
Tomatoes 35 13803  
Turnips 2 D  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Watermelons 27 2365  
Other Vegetables 9 2356  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 52 3299  
Apricots 15 215  
Avocados 2 D  
Sweet Cherries 47 3773  
Dates 3 D  
Figs 3 D  
Grapes 204 94897  
Guavas 2 D  
Kiwifruit 3 D  
Nectarines 18 1574  
Olives 5 740  
Peaches 33 2538  
Pears 15 53  
Persimmons 12 104  
Pluots 4 63  
Plums 31 2510  
Prunes 3 985  
Pomegranates 11 12386  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 8 6  
All Citrus Fruits 164 67128  
Grapefruit 18 611  
Lemons 31 4676  
All Oranges 157 52049  
Valencia Oranges 61 10006  
Tangelos 6 534  
Tangerines 24 9258  
All Nuts 489 215843  
Almonds 343 143473  
Chestnuts 2 D  
Pecans 7 D  
Pistachios 169 66582  
English Walnuts 30 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 3 1  
Tame Blueberries 10 841  
Boysenberries 3 D  
Raspberries 3 1  
Strawberries 5 D  
Other Berries 1 D  
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)
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 12 D 8 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 6 D 3 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 2 D D D
Foliage Plants 3 D D 15950
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D 12500
Greenhouse Crops 3 D X D
Nursery Stock 40 D 2730 72352508
Sod Harvested 9 X 1951 36278963
Vegetable Seeds 5 - 278 661878
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 1 X D NA

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 28 3397 3397 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 5 303 22396 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 202 60270 4418274 bu
Durum Wheat for Grain 12 1830 162134 bu
Barley 35 13085 724648 bu
Oats 5 324 29550 bu
Safflower 21 6287 13734960 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 13 2642 69572 cwt
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 34 4181 145607 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 321 X
Alfalfa Seed 5 321 174700 lbs
Total Hay* 407 122047 790892 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 339 95424 712604 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 84 10842 24861 tons, dry
Tame Hay 42 4156 13872 tons, dry
Wild Hay 3 280 362 tons dry
Grass Silage 43 11345 117580 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 78 17410 442097 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 5 D  
Beets 3 D  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 28 5240 164385 tons
Broccoli 4 385  
Head Cabbage 9 309  
Cantaloupes 23 2958  
Carrots 97 54887  
Cucumbers & Pickles 4 D  
Garlic 19 3230  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 D  
Honeydew Melons 12 1721  
Lettuce and Romaine 31 4445  
Dry Onions 44 8543  
Green Onions 6 1002  
Okra 7 4  
Green Peas 4 7  
Hot Peppers 5 128  
Sweet Peppers 15 992  
Potatoes 55 21632 7784084 cwt
Pumpkins 3 D  
Squash 10 347  
Sweet Corn 5 467  
Tomatoes 28 3208  
Turnips 8 354  
Mixed Vegetables 8 D  
Watermelons 51 3802  
Other Vegetables 3 37  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 91 8747 1441374 trees
Apricots 29 756 85759 trees
Avocados 4 D D
Cherries, Total 30 594 60986 trees
Sweet Cherries 30 594 60986 trees
Figs 3 D D
Grapes 208 94460 47701293 vines
Kiwifruit 14 677 116921 trees
Nectarines 30 2207 340491 trees
Olives 9 736 63510 trees
Peaches 59 2446 393744 trees
Pears 15 153 17350 trees
Persimmons 12 196 14758 trees
Plums and Prunes 34 4717 583978 trees
Pomegranates 9 1373 209109 trees
Other Non-Citrus Fruits 6 107 7386 trees
Grapefruit 28 1714 169049 trees
Lemons 33 3992 523305 trees
Oranges 168 38277 4369645 trees
Tangelos 10 1072 113094 trees
Other Tangerines 10 54 3913 trees
Other Citrus Fruits 6 D D
Almonds 325 97845 8756473
Pecans 10 D D
Pistachios 122 33643 3443925 in shell
English Walnuts 35 1873 72981 in shell
Boysenberries 5 4 D
Raspberries 7 6 24940 lbs
Strawberries 4 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 370 265462 642356 bales
Herbs, Total 3 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 82 733805 5113 76276
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 69 X 5086 X
Floriculture Crops 21 532800 D 5907
Bedding and Garden Plants 8 D 334 4198
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 8 D 23 210
Foliage Plants 6 D 2 D
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 X 60 144
Nursery Crops 40 131565 3251 55242
Sod Harvested 8 X 993 9383
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 4 D 447 3165

*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 09, 2012

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