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Van Buren

Total population (2010 census): 76258
Total population (1990 census): 70060
County seat: Paw Paw

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 177 44259 4950830
Wheat 17 935 45761
Rye 7 101 1890
Barley - - -
Sorghum for Grain 3 41 1030
Oats 5 108 4180
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 109 26843 1000857 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 337 11612 24477
Alfalfa Hay 265 7994 17837
Small Grain Hay 5 55 131
Tame Hay 76 2573 5075
Wild Hay 36 990 1434
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 19 1423 7508
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 29 2378 32858
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 13 854  
Snap Bean 15 D  
Broccoli 3 D  
Cantaloupes 5 3  
Carrots 4 4  
Cauliflower 3 D  
Celery 3 395  
Collards 3 2  
Cucumbers & Pickles 10 D  
Eggplant 8 66  
Garlic 4 1  
Okra 4 1  
Dry Onions 2 D  
Hot Peppers 18 51  
Sweet Peppers 24 471  
Potatoes 12 15  
Pumpkins 28 D  
Radishes 4 5  
Squash 11 496  
Sweet Corn 29 276  
Watercress 1 D  
Watermelons 6 3  
Other Vegetables 2 D  
Tomatoes 24 101  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 12 135  
Chestnuts 7 D  
Hazelnuts 5 D  
Apples 70 3688  
Apricots 4 D  
Sweet Cherries 21 44  
Tart Cherries 33 1582  
Grapes 103 4429  
Nectarines 4 9  
Peaches 27 225  
Pears 16 85  
Persimmons 2 D  
Plums and Prunes 16 108  
Blackberries and Dewberries 6 D  
Wild Blueberries 5 34  
Tame Blueberries 272 8615  
Cranberries 5 48  
Raspberries 11 15  
Strawberries 11 78  
Other Berries 2 D  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 19 9855 1649 gal
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 5 162250 X 717000
Vegetable and Flower Seed        
Floriculture Crops 30 973116 D 8242750
Bedding/Garden Plants 24 637116 28 5526650
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 1 D D D
Foliage Plants 1 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 5 290000 6 D
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 5 56000 D D
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers        
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 28 X 781 NA
Nursery Stock 24 101880 344 4852475
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 80250 X 602000

*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 229 34695 3197253 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 50 2539 130130 bu
Winter Wheat 50 2539 130130 bu
Barley 7 161 7108 bu
Oats 28 701 43177 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 154 24702 811635 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 312 12456 31733 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 250 9041 23750 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 10 156 318 tons, dry
Tame Hay 60 1614 3511 tons, dry
Wild Hay 37 736 996 tons dry
Grass Silage 21 909 9474 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 32 1535 22802 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 40 1435  
Snap Bean 9 (D)  
Cantaloupes 8 26  
Cauliflower 4 32  
Celery 3 211  
Cucumbers & Pickles 17 7604  
Dry Onions 3 95  
Hot Peppers 5 18  
Sweet Peppers 14 173  
Pumpkins 25 186  
Squash 15 199  
Sweet Corn 31 1165  
Tomatoes 13 15  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 121 7018 806724 trees
Apricots 5 3 270 trees
Cherries, Total 79 2266 206370 trees
Sweet Cherries 29 64 5410 trees
Tart Cherries 60 2202 200960 trees
Grapes 145 5185 2802877 vines
Nectarines 4 5 426 trees
Peaches 65 618 66184 trees
Pears 20 113 11019 trees
Plums and Prunes 34 217 35130 trees
Other Fruits and Nuts 9 43 4958 lbs
Blackberries 3 (D) (D)
Tame Blueberries 195 6635 27512498 lbs
Cranberries 3 (D) 260 cwt
Raspberries 12 24 24538 lbs
Strawberries 9 97 426660 lbs
Other Berries 3 (D) 2610 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped (Number of Taps) 4 49 (D)
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 105 1568710 2076 17950
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 25 (X) 1200 (X)
Florculture Crops 38 1341794 116 8998
Bedding/Garden Plants 31 1039398 105 5071
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 3 - 5 (D)
Foliage Plants 6 (D) (D) 580
Potted Flowering Plants 8 (D) (D) (D)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 4 - (D) 16
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 32 (X) 247 1147
Nursery Crops 31 97936 655 7397
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 19 (D) 1008 (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 30, 2012

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