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Otero

Total population (2010 census): 63797
Total population (1996 census): 51928
County seat: Alamogordo

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 45 1232 4305
Alfalfa Hay 32 573 2995
Small Grain Hay 19 485 886
Other Tame Hay 11 174 424
Wild Hay - - -
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop - - -
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans 1 D  
Snap Beans 9 1  
Beets - -  
Celery 4 1  
Cantaloupes 6 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 1  
Lettuce 1 D  
Green Southern Peas 4 1  
Hot Peppers 1 D  

Pumpkins

4 Z  
Squash 9 3  
Sweet Corn 9 2  
Tomatoes 13 4  
Watermelons 4 1  
Other Vegetables 3 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 71 345  
Apricots 11 8  
Sweet Cherries 25 49  
Tart Cherries 5 D  
Grapes 22 154  
Peaches 25 41  
Pears 19 11  
Plums and Prunes 15 8  
All Nuts 157 2343  
Pistachios 44 D  
Pecans 123 1737  
English Walnuts 2 D  
Strawberries 1 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)
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 1 D - D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 2 - D D
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Nursery Stock 3 - 9 D

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3 3 304 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 48 1990 7440 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 32 1230 5813 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 23 500 1175 tons, dry
Tame Hay 10 134 289 tons, dry
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Hot Peppers 6 7  
Pumpkins 3 4  
Squash 3 1  
Sweet Corn 8 10  
Tomatoes 6 2  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 65 280 19656 trees
Apricots 13 5 265 trees
Cherries, Total 40 66 4417 trees
Sweet Cherries 40 58 3923 trees
Tart Cherries 17 8 494 trees
Grapes 6 15 6455 vines
Peaches 30 20 1332 trees
Pears 16 8 483 trees
Plums and Prunes 12 4 139 trees
Pecans 88 1543 60701 in shell
Pistachios 36 460 48369 in shell
Other Fruits and Nuts 3 2 87
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Cotton 2 D 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 10 23380 28 232
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 22 X
Nursery Crops 5 D D 81

*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: July 18, 2012

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