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Chester

Total population (2010 census): 498886
Total population (1990 census): 376396
County seat: West Chester

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 388 28935 4642648 bu
Emmer and Spelt 3 16 1900 bu
Wheat 100 5993 479946 bu
Barley 39 1359 118449 bu
Oats 5 19 1068 bu
Rye 21 266 9459 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 158 14836 675736 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 758 37786 109658 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 433 13343 48064 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 39 629 2010 tons, dry
Tame Hay 363 22124 56202 tons, dry
Wild Hay 73 1690 3382 tons, dry
Sorghum for Grain 8 241 17630 bu
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 305 10597 224736 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 3 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 13 6  
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Snap Beans 21 5  
Beets - -  
Broccoli 5 4  
Head Cabbage 7 5  
Cantaloups 12 16  
Carrots 3 1  
Cauliflower 5 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 1  
Eggplant 3 1  
Garlic 3 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 8 4  
Lettuce and Romaine 6 3  
Dry Onions 3 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Green Peas - -  
Hot Peppers 20 5  
Sweet Peppers 22 9  
Potatoes 17 298  
Pumpkins 48 391  
Squash 9 5  
Sweet Corn 53 313  
Tomatoes 43 24  
Watermelons 5 D  
Other Vegetables 27 56  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 33 163  
Sweet Cherries 3 7  
Tart Cherries 5 6  
Grapes 42 259  
Nectarines 4 4  
Peaches 28 56  
Pears 12 11  
Blackberries 12 4  
Tame Blueberries 21 8  
Raspberries 18 13  
Strawberries 33 28  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 114 706 1735079 Ibs
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 43 678948 13 5306728
Bedding and Garden Plants 25 381328 5 3592464
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 11 D 2 D
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 17 256920 6 1515756
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 42 X 633 NA
Mushrooms 76 13796600 X 345915268
Nursery Crops 56 D 806 11414896
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 1 D - D
Greenhouse Vegetables 21 96172 X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 13 47052 X 898416

*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 507 36981 4261606 bu
Wheat 155 5315 305787 bu
Barley 92 2356 165480 bu
Oats 43 537 30970 bu
Rye 23 266 7006 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 216 16096 640457 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 771 44006 105391 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 524 16600 49666 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 49 665 1278 tons, dry
Tame Hay 381 19972 40591 tons, dry
Wild Hay 46 905 1348 tons dry
Grass Silage 144 5864 37528 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder, Hogged or Grazed 3 47 X
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 353 13865 224736 tons, green
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 5 53 406 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 1  
Green Lima Beans 6 2  
Snap Beans 18 38  
Beets 5 1  
Broccoli 7 1  
Head Cabbage 8 5  
Cantaloups 17 17  
Carrots 3 Z  
Cauliflower 5 3  
Cucumbers and Pickles 9 8  
Eggplant 4 Z  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 3  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2  
Dry Onions 3 1  
Green Onions 4 1  
Green Peas 3 Z  
Hot Peppers 5 1  
Sweet Peppers 9 8  
Potatoes 11 421 106230 cwt
Pumpkins 32 130  
Squash 7 3  
Sweet Corn 51 363  
Tomatoes 35 35  
Mixed Vegetables 6 32  
Watermelons 6 3  
Other Vegetables 4 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 32 307 46006 trees
Cherries, Total 6 2 103 trees
Sweet Cherries 5 1 D
Tart Cherries 4 1 D
Grapes 14 84 58323 vines
Nectarines 3 12 852 trees
Peaches 16 91 8466 trees
Pears 8 23 3098 trees
Blackberries 3 Z 2100 lbs
Raspberries 6 4 D
Strawberries 25 37 92795 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 105 477 1051310 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 269 19574435 2437 242072
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 43 X 203 X
Floriculture Crops 71 1431938 D 11618
Bedding and Garden Plants 55 937777 21 7383
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 12 267400 15 1110
Foliage Plants 6 30900 D 152
Potted Flowering Plants 31 195861 34 2974
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 52 X 532 1451
Mushrooms 103 13853073 X 205665
Nursery Crops 52 D 1469 22671
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 6 5210 D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 9 23316 X 455
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 21 D 356 D

*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: March 13, 2012

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