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San Luis Obispo

Total population (2010 census): 269637
Total population (1990 census): 217162
County seat: San Luis Obispo

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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 16 11228 322913
Maize=Corn 2 D D
Oats 14 555 21721
Wheat for Grain, Total 8 952 71989
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 197 17078 46881
Alfalfa Hay 20 56969 394624
Small Grain Hay 175 11116 17149
Tame Hay 18 D D
Wild Hay 4 D D
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 8 1171 9997
Corn for Silage or Greenchop      
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop      
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Artichokes 4 16  
Asparagus 1 D  
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Snap Beans 28 417  
Beets 6 D  
Broccoli 26 8205  
Brussel Sprouts 11 116  
Chinese Cabbage 14 2059  
Head Cabbage 8 1301  
Cantaloupes 21 140  
Carrots 10 1217  
Cauliflower 11 2110  
Celery 9 880  
Chicory      
Collards 2 D  
Cucumbers & Pickles 20 24  
Eggplant 12 3  
Escarole and Endive 4 595  
Garlic 10 6  
Fresh Cut Herbs 14 D  
Honeydew Melons 2 D  
Kale 6 D  
All Lettuce 49 7896  
Mustard Greens 2 D  
Dry Onions 11 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Parsley 4 D  
Chinese Peas 30 939  
Green Peas - -  
Sweet Peppers 18 961  
Hot Peppers 31 204  
Potatoes 10 14  
Pumpkins 19 77  
Radishes 4 2  
Rhubarb 1 D  
Spinach 8 380  
Squash 66 546  
Sweet Corn 13 49  
Tomatoes 74 D  
Turnips - -  
Watermelons 10 16  
Other Vegetables 13 332  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 117 290  
Apricots 27 21  
Avocados 179 4686  
Bananas 1 D  
Sweet Cherries 11 D  
Figs 14 4  
Grapes 670 39616  
Guavas 11 20  
Kiwifruit 10 36  
Nectarines 19 10  
Olives 69 1033  
Peaches 47 53  
Pears 31 16  
Persimmons 14 10  
Pluots 3 D  
Plums 23 32  
Prunes 3 D  
Pomegranates 12 24  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 30 71  
Citrus Fruit 72 2090  
Grapefruit 6 45  
Kumquats 6 1  
Lemons 54 1509  
Limes 10 3  
Oranges 40 442  
Tangerines 9 D  
All Nuts 236 5640  
Almonds 103 1760  
Chestnuts 2 D  
Macadamia Nuts 1 D  

Pecans

9 D  
Pistachios 35 D  
English Walnuts 127 3380  
Blackberries and Dewberries 22 30  
Tame Blueberries 11 53  
Boysenberries 10 2  
Currants 1 D  
Raspberries 13 D  
Strawberries 11 D  
Other Berries 1 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Vetch Seed 1 D D
Dry Lima Beans 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 12 259 3448 cwt
Safflower 5 533 620000 Ibs
Other 6 8 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)
Aquatic Plants 3 D D 16250
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 - 3 D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 2 D D D
Floriculture Crops 48 5704148 277 63132289
Bedding and Garden Plants 19 D 23 5166205
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 15 3445717 183 32104575
Foliage Plants 8 335788 68 D
Potted Flowering Plants 11 D 3 D
Mushrooms 6 125000 X 7899000
Nursery Stock 39 625749 806 47115556
Greenhouse Crops 14 69805 X 495874
Sod Harvested 2 X D D
Vegetable Seeds 4 D 29 D
Vegetable Transplants 7 D 47 22776875
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 33 NA

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3 D D
Wheat for Grain, Total 20 3633 104973 bu
Barley 49 22676 782711 bu
Oats 7 822 43622 bu
Safflower 19 3966 2779380 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 19 1475 16124 cwt
Dry Cowpeas and Dry Southern Peas 4 D 3835 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 226 20647 48605 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 33 3418 18811 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 197 15579 26825 tons, dry
Tame Hay 18 812 1916 tons, dry
Wild Hay 14 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Artichokes 5 D  
Asparagus 5 3  
Green Lima Beans 4 D  
Snap Bean 35 1233  
Beets 6 D  
Broccoli 32 4964  
Chinese Cabbage 16 1351  
Head Cabbage 9 1195  
Cantaloupes 4 28  
Carrots 16 D  
Cauliflower 10 1735  
Celery 12 982  
Chinese Peas 101 3548  
Cucumbers & Pickles 13 17  
Eggplant 4 1  
Garlic 8 5  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 15 56  
Kale 3 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 43 6502  
Dry Onions 4 19  
Green Onions 5 D  
Parsley 5 D  
Green Peas 11 218  
Hot Peppers 18 352  
Sweet Peppers 29 1205  
Potatoes 4 14 D
Pumpkins 14 23  
Radishes 5 D  
Spinach 6 D  
Squash 59 690  
Sweet Corn 24 52  
Tomatoes 52 178  
Mixed Vegetables 18 50  
Watermelons 8 14  
Other Vegetables 11 78  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 107 903 166257 trees
Apricots 49 108 8458 trees
Avocados 122 1824 183988 trees
Cherries, Total 10 6 274 trees
Sweet Cherries 10 6 274 trees
Figs 10 2 116 trees
Grapes 287 18899 11657214 vines
Kiwifruit 7 37 6052 trees
Nectarines 13 D D
Peaches 33 21 1925 trees
Pears 25 32 2689 trees
Persimmons 15 16 1608 trees
Plums and Prunes 24 6 416 trees
Pomegranates 8 13 778 trees
Other Non-Citrus Fruits 10 24 2587 trees
Grapefruit 7 D D
Lemons 44 1092 143972 trees
Limes 4 3 367 trees
Oranges 46 316 44791 trees
Tangelos 6 1 112 trees
Other Tangerines 7 3 183 trees
Other Citrus Fruits 3 D D
Almonds 102 1940 154537
Pecans 3 D D
Pistachios 20 529 68040 in shell
English Walnuts 134 3403 80785 in shell
Other Nuts 7 48 1502 in shell
Blackberries 10 9 15320 lbs
Boysenberries 6 3 2270 lbs
Raspberries 13 26 84131 lbs
Strawberries 18 352 16000614 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 15 56 X
Other 5 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 143 5067189 1144 53054
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 101 X 1086 X
Floriculture Crops 81 4149811 317 33519
Bedding and Garden Plants 28 668022 27 6204
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 41 1819776 271 15229
Foliage Plants 9 149458 D 1070
Potted Flowering Plants 16 1512555 D 11016
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 6 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 11 X 72 608
Nursery Crops 43 104910 325 5493
Sod Harvested 4 X 58 525
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 5 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 16 714345 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 10 D 136 598

*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 13, 2012

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