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Palm Beach

Total population (2010 census): 1,320,134
Total population (1990 census): 8,63,503
County seat: West Palm Beach

Extension office

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
Corn 3 87 837 bu
Rice 7 11376 975319 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 15 371 868 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay - - -
Tame Hay 10 201 D
Wild Hay 5 170 D
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop - - -
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 10 1252 28767 tons
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 33 11088  
Broccoli 5 1  
Chinese Cabbage 6 D  
Head Cabbage 9 1237  
Carrots 1 D  
Celery 1 D  
Collards 8 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 8 4555  
Eggplant 8 428  
Endive and Escarole 3 D  
Garlic 1 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 10 843  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 7147  
Mustard Greens 8 1  
Okra 5 1  
Parsley 1 D  
Green Peas 4 Z  
Green Southern Peas/ Cowpeas 3 2  
Hot Peppers 10 209  
Sweet Peppers 12 13839  
Pumpkins 3 32  
Radishes 5 6126  
Squash 4 D  
Sweet Corn 23 25915  
Tomatoes 16 2684  
Other Vegetables 5 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Raspberries 4 D  
Avocados 7 2  
Bananas 16 22  
Grapes 5 D  
Guavas 2 D  
Mangoes 27 97  
Papayas 2 D  
Passion Fruit 2 D  
Persimmons 1 D  
Other Noncitrus Fruit 45 161  
Grapefruit 21 D  
Lemons 4 3  
Limes 1 D  
Oranges 21 2876  
Tangelos 2 D  
Tangerines 9 D  
All Nuts 8 16  
Chestnuts 3 D  
Other Nuts 7 8  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn for Seed 1 D D
Sugarcane for Seed 24 13353 527619 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 56 292399 11044242 tons
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)
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 6 D D 254400
Floriculture Crops 96 12179067 891 75577892
Bedding and Garden Plants 32 2676604 548 13174150
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens - - - -
Cut Christmas Trees 2 X D NA
Foliage Plants 47 8351222 291 59633071
Potted Flowering Plants 21 764441 44 2609215
Nursery Stock 333 2160146 3265 77776033
Sod Harvested 17 X 11440 27883070
Greenhouse Vegetables 3 D X D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 16 D 86 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Rice 8 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 7 100 147 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 3 55 D
Wild Hay 4 45 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 16 4291  
Chinese Cabbage 4 563  
Cucumbers and Pickles 14 3599  
Eggplant 6 1056  
Endive 3 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 7 1695  
Lettuce and Romaine 4 2454  
Hot Peppers 8 255  
Sweet Peppers 17 6587  
Radishes 4 7643  
Squash 7 213  
Sweet Corn 26 21770  
Tomatoes 5 3960  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Avocados 4 2 D
Bananas 8 5 1153 trees
Grapes 3 D D
Mangoes 13 63 5458 trees
Papayas 5 3 D
Persimmons 5 1 52
Other Noncitrus Fruit 12 65 5591
Grapefruit 34 2662 258850 trees
Lemons 3 D D
Oranges 45 8782 1045418 trees
Tangelos 5 430 46510 trees
Honey Tangerines 7 965 124511 trees
Other Nuts 4 2 45 in shell
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 7 1695 X
Sugarcane for Seed 29 13651 532428 tons
Sugarcane for Sugar 84 344899 12911773 tons
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 440 29598439 25611 174641
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 330 X 15377 X
Floriculture Crops 213 28736385 2096 85462
Bedding and Garden Plants 44 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D D
Foliage Plants 146 25093020 981 58257
Potted Flowering Plants 55 2448425 149 19733
Nursery Crops 221 547747 2784 44742
Sod Harvested 14 X 19502 41402
Greenhouse Vegetables 6 276600 X 776
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 39 D D 592

*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: May 29, 2012

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