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Chatham

Total population (2010 census): 63505
Total population (1990 census): 38759
County seat: Pittsboro

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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)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 27 1185 80892
Wheat 16 1043 48401
Barley 2 D D
Oats 12 209 6700
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 17 1307 13067 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 1 D X
Fescue Seed 1 D X
Total Hay* 459 17101 29047
Alfalfa Hay 8 189 211
Small Grain Hay 41 826 1013
Tame Hay 413 15450 27164
Wild Hay 31 636 659
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 6 164 431
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 7 430 8670
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 8 1262 11794
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 6 1  
Snap Beans 19 5  
Beets 4 1  
Broccoli 8 3  
Cabbage Chinese 4 Z  
Head Cabbage 7 1  
Cantaloups 17 4  
Carrots 2 D  
Celery 2 D  
Collards 4 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 23 5  
Eggplant 3 1  
Garlic 7 2  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 10 4  
Honeydew Melons 4 Z  
Hot Peppers 6 3  
Kale 3 Z  
All Lettuce 7 1  
Okra 6 2  
Green Onions 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 10 4  
Potatoes 19 7  
Pumpkins 6 D  
Spinach 2 D  
Squash 5 1  
Sweet Corn 20 42  
Tomatoes 36 16  
Turnips 4 1  
Turnip Greens 3 Z  
Other Vegetables 6 2  
Watermelons 16 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 7  
Apricots 3 D  
Cherries, Tart 3 1  
Figs 5 1  
Grapes 8 2  
Nectarines 3 Z  
Peaches 12 2  
Pears 9 2  
Persimmons 5 1  
Plums and Prunes 3 D  
Pecans 8 5  
All Nuts 10 6  
Blackberries 8 D  
Tame Blueberries 13 11  
Strawberries 3 D  
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 6 7 X
Tobacco 3 378 1044740 lbs
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)
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 - 2 8000
Greenhouse Crops 6 22000 X D
Flower Seed 2 - D D
Floriculture Crops 26 71100 21 386505
Bedding/Garden Plants 18 53100 13 207722
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 7 - D D
Potted Flowering Plants 7 D D 128250
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 36 NA
Nursery Stock 12 68420 30 D
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 4 7000 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 37 1190 80699 bu
Wheat 14 792 33320 bu
Barley 7 119 4991 bu
Oats 12 116 5695 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 18 1658 32131 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 D X
Fescue Seed 3 33 9200 lbs
Total Hay* 471 15443 35045 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 10 270 691 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 32 788 1787 tons, dry
Tame Hay 421 13250 29719 tons, dry
Wild Hay 23 641 1703 tons dry
Grass Silage 18 494 3435 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 21 1529 18591 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloups 5 2  
Collards 3 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 D  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 6 7  
Hot Peppers 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 4 1  
Potatoes 4 D D
Pumpkins 5 36  
Squash 3 1  
Sweet Corn 9 19  
Tomatoes 8 2  
Mixed Vegetables 5 7  
Watermelons 6 5  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 16 17 867 trees
Cherries, Total 3 1 9 trees
Grapes 7 2 843 trees
Peaches 12 21 2029 trees
Pears 8 3 124 trees
Pecans 11 20 195 in shell
Other Nuts 3 D D
Blackberries 3 1 365 lbs
Tame Blueberries 3 1 D
Strawberries 5 20 132000 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 6 7 X
Tobacco 24 1146 1428891 lbs
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 99826 55 785
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 15 X 15 X
Floriculture Crops 21 51502 D 457
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 31072 3 284
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 8 D 4 24
Potted Flowering Plants 8 D D 149
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 17 18
Nursery Crops 14 40474 10 221
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D 18 3

*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: April 19, 2012

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