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Anchorage Area

Total population (2010 census): 390457
Anchorage Municipality population: 291826
Matanuska-Susitna Borough population: 88995
Valdez-Cordova population: 9636

Total population (1990 census): 275973
Anchorage Borough population: 226338
Matanuska-Susitna Borough population: 39683
Valdez-Cordova population: 9952

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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
Barley 4 D D
Oats 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Fescue Seed 1 D D
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 2 D X
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed - - -
Timothy Seed NA    
Total Hay* 93 8665 D
Alfalfa Hay - - -
Small Grain Hay 7 238 D
Tame Hay 84 8166 11117 tons, dry
Wild Hay 6 261 138 tons, dry
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 6 2  
Beets 7 4  
Brussel Sprouts 5 D  
Broccoli 14 24  
Head Cabbage 20 33  
Carrots 19 43  
Cauliflower 10 D  
Celery 2 D  
Cucumbers/Pickles 7 D  
Collards 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 13 D  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Dry Onions 4 D  
Green Onions 2 D  
Potatoes 32 541  
Green Peas 9 D  
Pumpkins 4 1  
Radishes 2 D  
Spinach 3 D  
Squash 7 D  
Sweet Corn 3 D  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Other Vegetables 15 42  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 D  
Raspberries 14 7  
Strawberries 10 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Dried - - -
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 53 694061 11 8513891
Bedding and Garden Plants 48 675649 D 7764812
Potted Flowering Plants 14 D D  
Nursery Stock 27 D 43 D
Sod Harvested 3 X D D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 2 - D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 19 103205 X 684320
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 11 24851 X 172900

*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
Barley 8 D D
Oats 8 146 6923 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 D X
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed 1 D D
Timothy Seed 2 D D
Total Hay* 105 10241 13994 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 1 D D
Small Grain Hay 12 D 309 tons, dry
Tame Hay 91 8458 10832 tons, dry
Wild Hay 13 656 448 tons, dry
Grass Silage 6 824 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 1 D  
Beets 3 D  
Broccoli 8 20  
Head Cabbage 7 15  
Carrots 9 43  
Cauliflower 4 3  
Celery 4 D  
Collards 3 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 8 82  
Mustard Greens 3 2  
Green Onions 3 D  
Potatoes 30 520 126911 cwt
Green Peas 3 D  
Pumpkins 1 D  
Radishes 6 D  
Spinach 3 1  
Squash 7 9  
Turnip Greens 1 D  
Mixed Vegetables 3 4  
Other Vegetables 8 24  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 2 253 trees
Strawberries 3 D D
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 4 3 X
Herbs, Dried 2 D 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 41 729572 171 7357
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 6 X 19 X
Floriculture Crops 26 555080 8 6077
Bedding and Garden Plants 24 505980 D 5848
Potted Flowering Plants 5 D D D
Nursery Crops 15 D 133 373
Sod Harvested 1 X D D
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 2 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 16 112072 X 834
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 8200 D 31

*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 02, 2012

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