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Pierce

Total population (2010 census): 795,225
Total population (1990 census): 586,203
County seat: Tacoma

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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 Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Wheat for Grain, Total 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 232 6531 14054
Alfalfa Hay 7 105 399
Small Grain Hay 11 161 235
Tame Hay 114 2710 7349
Wild Hay 115 3555 6071
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 23 1153 5717
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 1 D D
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 11 D  
Beets 4 Z  
Broccoli 2 D  
Chinese Cabbage 5 92  
Head Cabbage 5 151  
Cantaloupes 4 Z  
Carrots 5 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 10 D  
Garlic 11 4  
Fresh Cut Herbs 1 D  
Kale 1 D  
All Lettuce 6 156  
Dry Onions 6 1  
Chinese Peas 3 Z  
Green Peas 5 1  
Hot Peppers 2 D  
Potatoes 17 2  
Pumpkins 23 220  
Radishes 2 D  
Rhubarb 10 332  
Spinach 1 D  
Squash 13 7  
Sweet Corn 41 179  
Tomatoes 15 2  
Other Vegetables 19 39  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 43 71  
Apricots 2 D  
Sweet Cherries 6 1  
Figs 1 D  
Grapes 17 27  
Peaches 9 3  
Pears 17 5  
Plums and Prunes 11 1  
Other Noncitrus Fruits 5 4  
All Nuts 6 D  
Almonds 1 D  
Hazelnuts 3 D  
Other Nuts 2 D  
Blackberries and Dewberries 18 22  
Tame Blueberries 34 76  
Boysenberries 4 1  
Cranberries 2 D  
Currants 6 3  
Loganberries 3 1  
Raspberries 39 D  
Strawberries 12 47  
Other Berries 5 1  
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 4 5325 D 350813
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 9 - D D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 3 D D D
Floriculture Crops 48 1132164 302 9261665
Bedding/Garden Crops 39 682214 D 5581483
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 12 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 10 D D D
Greenhouse Crops 10 15714 X 577324
Nursery Stock 42 471346 879 3962452
Mushrooms 1 D X D
Sod Harvested 1 X D D
Vegetable Seeds 4 D D 452
Flower Seeds 2 - D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 54 X 741 NA

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 228 6966 15260 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 7 70 99 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 5 76 188 tons, dry
Tame Hay 119 3878 8097 tons, dry
Wild Hay 99 1989 3350 tons dry
Grass Silage 15 953 10575 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 5 358 8576 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 11 200  
Head Cabbage 14 242  
Carrots 6 D  
Celery 5 64  
Cucumbers and Pickles 5 D  
Garlic 5 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 15 607  
Sweet Peppers 3 D  
Potatoes 4 7 595 cwt
Pumpkins 21 410  
Radishes 4 D  
Rhubarb 16 418  
Squash 9 D  
Sweet Corn 23 367  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 26 61 9870 trees
Cherries, Total 13 5 431 trees
Sweet Cherries 8 1 90 trees
Tart Cherries 7 4 341 trees
Grapes 4 D D
Pears 11 4 530 trees
Plums and Prunes 3 Z 38 trees
Filberts and Hazelnuts 4 D D
Blackberries 11 27 251015 lbs
Tame Blueberries 15 70 336219 lbs
Raspberries 25 108 803919 lbs
Strawberries 13 125 521014 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 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 129 1342563 2233 15087
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 73 X 1444 X
Floriculture Crops 60 1117704 560 8587
Bedding/Garden Plants 41 722668 25 4100
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 13 D D 2548
Foliage Plants 7 D D 73
Potted Flowering Plants 18 348816 D 1866
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes,and Tubers 5 D 34 306
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 29 X 196 881
Nursery Crops 47 151071 160 1563
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 16 27000 569 121

*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 07, 2012

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