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Kent

Total population (2010 census): 602622
Total population (1990 census): 500631
County seat: Grand Rapids

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 271 43357 5141590
Wheat for Grain, Total 78 5919 325624
Winter Wheat 77 D D
Rye 8 283 7670
Barley 4 35 1680
Buckwheat 4 104 1280
Emmer and Spelt 1 D D
Oats 52 1045 48900
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Red Clover Seed 2 D D
Soybean 143 21264 860695 bu
Dry Edible Beans, Excluding Dry Limas 9 1587 26356 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 431 15022 37507
Alfalfa Hay 359 12438 33025
Small Grain Hay 9 178 297
Tame Hay 80 1589 3021
Wild Hay 27 817 1164
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 60 7661 69483
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 4 38 150
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 81 9254 145485
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 11 28  
Snap Bean 18 19  
Broccoli 4 1  
Brussel Sprouts 4 1  
Head Cabbage 8 D  
Cantaloupes 8 12  
Carrots 2 D  
Cauliflower 4 D  
Celery 3 206  
Cucumbers & Pickles 10 223  
Eggplant - -  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 3 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 2 D  
Dry Onions 7 100  
Green Peas 2 D  
Hot Peppers 17 20  
Sweet Peppers 23 69  
Potatoes 13 D  
Pumpkins 38 167  
Rhubarb 3 1  
Squash 20 336  
Sweet Corn 32 701  
Tomatoes 33 50  
Watermelons 7 6  
Other Vegetables 19 380  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Chestnuts 6 D  
All Nuts 10 44  
Apples 118 9325  
Apricots 4 5  
Tart Cherries 15 228  
Sweet Cherries 23 76  
Grapes 3 D  
Peaches 24 165  
Pears 10 19  
Plums and Prunes 8 18  
Tame Blueberries 6 29  
Raspberries 11 26  
Strawberries 10 50  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped (Number of Taps) 15 NA 4022 taps, 700 gal
Other 2 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)
Greenhouse Crops 2 D X D
Vegetable and Flower Seed - - - -
Floriculture Crops 57 5279033 30 58708048
Bedding/Garden Plants 46 3124808 19 35533021
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 10 - D 61236
Foliage Plants 5 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 19 1920725 D 22463141
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 1 - D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 12 X 216 NA
Nursery Stock 31 258445 238 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 1 D X 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
Maize=Corn 373 42188 4550863 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 155 6918 361368 bu
Winter Wheat 155 6918 361368 bu
Barley 7 142 8560 bu
Emmer and Spelt 5 54 3998 bu
Oats 94 1880 127653 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 123 14120 526560 bu
Dry Edible Beans, Excluding Dry Limas 17 2876 50270 cwt
Potatoes 4 (D) (D)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 553 30713 78350 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 485 19996 52454 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 13 343 787 tons, dry
Tame Hay 78 2009 3448 tons, dry
Wild Hay 44 740 1096 tons dry
Grass Silage 69 7625 61698 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 113 10659 173817 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 12 124  
Snap Bean 15 16  
Broccoli 5 1  
Head Cabbage 10 (D)  
Cantaloupes 11 (D)  
Carrots 4 (D)  
Cauliflower 3 (D)  
Celery 4 184  
Cucumbers & Pickles 16 628  
Eggplant 3 (D)  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 5 10  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 (D)  
Dry Onions 3 227  
Green Peas 4 1  
Hot Peppers 5 4  
Sweet Peppers 15 83  
Pumpkins 27 119  
Squash 10 (D)  
Sweet Corn 34 663  
Tomatoes 18 54  
Mixed Vegetables 4 (D)  
Watermelons 3 1  
Other Vegetables 6 (D)  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 172 14272 2118366 trees
Cherries, Total 19 626 64962 trees
Sweet Cherries 14 73 7977 trees
Tart Cherries 11 553 56985 trees
Grapes 7 (D) (D)
Peaches 23 155 27534 trees
Pears 5 13 1185 trees
Plums and Prunes 5 13 1407 trees
Tame Blueberries 9 43 161710 lbs
Raspberries 7 24 29942 lbs
Strawberries 15 66 229220 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 5 10 (X)
Maple Trees Tapped (Number of Taps) 7 125 5330
Other 4 32 (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 121 5512007 780 42908
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 27 (X) 83 (X)
Florculture Crops 62 5185367 49 40625
Bedding/Garden Plants 51 3370516 36 26641
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 (D) 9 (D)
Foliage Plants 4 (D) (D) (D)
Potted Flowering Plants 27 1706845 (D) 13088
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 4 276520 - 818
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 17 (X) 92 135
Nursery Crops 32 46820 279 1214
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 25 (D) 335 61

*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 29, 2012

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