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Boulder

Total population (1990 census): 294,567
Total population (2010 census): 225,339
County seat: Boulder

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Barley 14 1337 131406
Maize=Corn 18 2499 336241
Oats 3 D D
Sorghum 1 D D
All Wheat 20 4620 116607
Spring Wheat 1 D D
Winter Wheat 19 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 398 25769 75394
Alfalfa Hay 194 11913 42076
Small Grain Hay 14 696 2114
Tame Hay 177 11095 28500
Wild Hay 71 2065 2704
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 21 1170 4660
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 15 971 21580
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop - - -
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Red Clover Seed 1 D D
Ryegrass Seed 1 D D
Dry Edible Beans 2 D D
Proso Millet 1 D D
Herbs, Dried 7 81 3368 Ibs
Sunflower Seed 3 D 328998 lbs
Sugarbeets for Seed 3 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -  
Snap Bean 17 44  
Beets 8 3  
Broccoli 2 D  
Head Cabbage 2 D  
Cantaloupes 4 3  
Carrots 7 6  
Cucumbers & Pickles 7 D  
Eggplant 5 2  
Garlic 6 1  
Fresh Cut Herbs 7 2  
Kale 4 1  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 3  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Chinese Peas 2 D  
Dry Onions 13 53  
Green Onions 1 D  
Green Peas 8 6  
Sweet Peppers 1 D  
Hot Peppers 5 D  
Potatoes 14 7  
Pumpkins 16 142  
Radishes 1 D  
Spinach 5 D  
Squash 27 53  
Sweet Corn 17 92  
Tomatoes 20 31  
Turnips 1 D  
Watermelons 6 D  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 26 19  
Apricots 4 Z  
Sweet Cherries 6 1  
Tart Cherries 5 D  
Grapes 9 4  
Peaches 5 2  
Pears 8 1  
Plums and Prunes 8 1  
Pecans 1 D  
Raspberries 7 D  
Other Berries 2 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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 - D D
Mushrooms 1 D X D
Foliage Plants 1 - D D
Floriculture Crops 16 394244 8 5660066
Bedding/Garden Plants 15 D 7 D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants - - - -
Flower Seeds 1 - D D
Vegetable Transplants 2 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees 10 X 19 NA
Nursery Stock 16 44000 171 8963269
Greenhouse Crops 5 28800 X 228900

*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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 52 5596 729994 bu
Wheat 53 6103 275520 bu
Spring Wheat 7 325 11770 bu
Winter Wheat 48 5778 263750 bu
Barley 20 1751 126330 bu
Oats 11 557 44810 bu
Proso Millet 3 (D) (D)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 398 24264 62224 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 233 12401 39314 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 22 1800 4057 tons, dry
Tame Hay 167 7491 15268 tons, dry
Wild Hay 51 2406 3256 tons dry
Grass Silage 7 166 988 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 16 768 15533 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Beans 8 309 6412 bu
Sugar Beets for Seed 10 1187 26960 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 4 5  
Carrots 3 (D)  
Cucumbers & Pickles 5 5  
Eggplant 5 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 2  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 5  
Dry Onions 5 (D)  
Green Peas 3 (D)  
Hot Peppers 5 (D)  
Sweet Peppers 5 (D)  
Pumpkins 13 82  
Spinach 4 4  
Squash 5 18  
Sweet Corn 9 236  
Tomatoes 12 12  
Mixed Vegetables 3 7  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 11 10 (D)
Cherries, Total 7 3 61 trees
Tart Cherries 7 3 61 trees
Grapes 6 (D) 657 vines
Raspberries 3 (Z) 361 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 7 9 (X)
Herbs, Dried 3 7 (D)
Other 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 47 1719344 357 18896
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 23 (X) 242 (X)
Florculture Crops 24 1616400 17 11276
Bedding/Garden Plants 17 (D) 3 (D)
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 11 149500 14 906
Nursery Crops 12 (D) (D) 4933
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 20500 (X) (D)
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 (D) 189 2434

*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: July 13, 2012

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