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Gaston

Total population (2010 census): 206086
Total population (1990 census): 175093
County seat: Gastonia

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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)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 3 51 1282
Sorghum 1 D D
Wheat 6 619 14072
Barley 1 D D
Oats - - -
Grain Legumes and Grass Seed Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seed 2 D D
Soybeans for Beans 14 2157 16195 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 233 7664 10651
Alfalfa Hay 6 34 56
Small Grain Hay 22 544 1176
Tame Hay 205 6663 9115
Wild Hay 21 423 304
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 4 157 725
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 3 792 7249
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 16 5  
Broccoli 6 2  
Head Cabbage 13 6  
Cantaloupes 11 15  
Collards 5 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 18 6  
All Lettuce 7 1  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Okra 4 Z  
Green Onions 3 D  
Green Southern Peas 3 D  
Sweet Peppers 7 1  
Pumpkins 1 D  
Potatoes 6 7  
Squash 14 7  
Sweet Corn 20 31  
Tomatoes 23 18  
Watermelons 11 10  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
All Nuts 8 9  
Almonds 2 D  
Pecans 7 4  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Apples 15 22  
Cherries 5 D  
Figs 4 D  
Grapes 7 6  
Peaches 7 8  
Pears 6 3  
Tame Blueberries 3 1  
Blackberries and Dewberries 4 15  
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 - - - -
Vegetable Seeds 2 D - D
Floriculture Crops 17 144268 7 D
Bedding/Garden Plants 17 D 6 400894
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 - 1 D
Foliage Plants 2 D - D
Potted Flowering Plants 10 74680 Z D
Nursery Stock 10 6360 9 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 18 763 61510 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 4 185 7530 bu
Wheat 7 582 30357 bu
Barley 5 173 7680 bu
Oats 8 150 7890 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 15 1585 34410 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 210 6798 12443 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 14 216 778 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 23 482 906 tons, dry
Tame Hay 175 5175 9355 tons, dry
Wild Hay 21 561 612 tons dry
Grass Silage 11 364 2377 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 8 778 8514 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Snap Beans 8 9  
Cantaloups 6 7  
Cucumbers and Pickles 6 3  
Mustard Greens 3 D  
Okra 6 3  
Pumpkins 4 D  
Sweet Corn 12 47  
Tomatoes 9 24  
Watermelons 11 30  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 3 D 1200 trees
Peanuts 3 7 19927 lbs
Pecans 3 9 103 in shell
Blackberries 3 6 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 24 270516 50 2567
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 9 X 30 X
Floriculture Crops 19 239496 27 2156
Bedding/Garden Plants 17 171496 26 1453
Foliage Plants 3 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D D D
Nursery Crops 5 D D 102

*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 20, 2012

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