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Wake

Total population (2010 census): 900993
Total population (1990 census): 426300
County seat: Raleigh

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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)
Maize=Corn 53 2224 152018
Sorghum 1 D D
Rye 2 D D
Wheat 44 3238 126880
Oats 20 493 25930
Rye 6 162 4614
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 153 19549 196326 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 179 6207 9254
Alfalfa Hay 6 184 134
Small Grain Hay 55 1697 2267
Tame Hay 135 3909 6555
Wild Hay 14 417 298
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 5 294 408
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 4 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 6 23  
Snap Beans 21 14  
Beets 8 1  
Broccoli 8 1  
Head Cabbage 5 8  
Cantaloupes 18 17  
Collards 12 28  
Green Cowpeas / Green southern Peas 4 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 22 24  
Fresh Cut Herbs 5 7  
Head Lettuce 7 1  
Green Onions - -  
Okra 5 3  
Green Peas      
Potatoes 15 10  
Spinach 7 1  
Sweet Peppers 7 1  
Sweetpotatoes 13 806  
Pumpkins 13 87  
Squash 12 12  
Sweet Corn 28 81  
Tomatoes 26 19  
Turnips - -  
Turnip Greens - -  
Other Vegetables 12 58  
Watermelons 33 130  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 11 6  
Figs 3 D  
Grapes 16 9  
Peaches 7 4  
Pears 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
All Nuts 17 43  
Chestnuts 2 D  
Pecans, Improved 11 17  
Pecans, Native and Seedling 6 26  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 8 D  
Tame Blueberries 19 13  
Strawberries 17 40  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Dried 2 D D
Sunflower Seed 2 D D
Peanuts for Nuts 3 3 10500 Ibs
Cotton 1 D D
Tobacco 55 3359 6175593 lbs
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)
Floriculture Crops 42 553882 34 6256401
Bedding/Garden Plants 31 378746 23 4285606
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 - 6 20763
Foliage Plants 3 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D 2 D
Other Floricuture and Bedding Crops 5 D 3 9436
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 9 X 42 NA
Flower and Vegetable Seeds 3 D D D
Tobacco Plants Sold for Transplant 6 62700 - 119492
Sod Harvested 3 X 140 595000
Mushroom Spawn 3 X X 6000
Nursery Stock 28 D 353 12194849
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 9400 X 36200

*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 41 1310 100550 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 10 135 2855 bu
Wheat 111 5331 231343 bu
Oats 27 877 44955 bu
Rye 8 171 4731 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 197 12765 248179 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 169 4491 7538 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 14 309 659 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 70 921 1306 tons, dry
Tame Hay 106 2608 4414 tons, dry
Wild Hay 13 119 108 tons dry
Grass Silage 9 534 3153 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 11 627 6321 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 6 14  
Snap Beans 7 4  
Cantaloups 5 3  
Collards 10 20  
Green Cowpeas and Green southern Peas 11 18  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 D  
Green Onions 3 2  
Okra 4 1  
Green Peas 6 8  
Potatoes 4 D 1422 cwt
Sweetpotatoes 11 230 67017 bu
Pumpkins 21 55  
Squash 9 5  
Sweet Corn 20 50  
Tomatoes 8 6  
Turnips 5 5  
Turnip Greens 6 10  
Watermelons 17 52  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 16 39 3524 trees
Grapes 12 7 3167 trees
Peaches 18 37 3400 trees
Pears 7 2 36 trees
Plums and Prunes 8 2 117
Pecans 13 7 125 in shell
Blackberries 4 1 345 lbs
Tame Blueberries 6 5 3095 lbs
Strawberries 11 36 269820 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 4 D D
Tobacco 290 12360 26772812 lbs
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 78 1314193 230 8763
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 36 X 133 X
Floriculture Crops 42 1008629 31 5514
Bedding/Garden Plants 29 608029 16 3402
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 D D D
Foliage Plants 7 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 15 371800 9 1990
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 11 X 33 184
Nursery Crops 30 249794 155 2964
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X 19
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 D 12 83

*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: April 25, 2012

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