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Charleston

Total population (2010 census): 350209
Total population (1990 census): 295041
County seat: Charleston

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CropSELECT

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
Maize=Corn 19 588 40117 bu
Sorghum 3 D D
Wheat 2 D D
Grain Legumes and Grass Seed Farms Acres Yield
Sunflower Seeds 6 75 7075
Soybeans for Beans 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 28 1522 2027
Small Grain Hay 3 D D
Tame Hay 24 1413 1878
Wild Hay 2 D D
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 3 132 234
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 4 100 1800
Vegetables and Melons Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -  
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Snap Beans 6 10  
Broccoli 3 1  
Head Cabbage 3 9  
Cantaloupes 8 17  
Cauliflower 3 1  
Collards 8 15  
Green Cowpeas/ Green Southern Peas - -  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 10  
Eggplants 4 2  
Kale 5 4  
Head Lettuce 3 D  
Mustard Greens 3 Z  
Okra 6 13  
Green Peas 2 D  
Sweet Potatoes 5 4  
Sweet Peppers 2 D  
Squash 6 20  
Sweet Corn 6 D  
Potatoes 3 D  
Tomatoes 13 606  
Turnips - -  
Turnip Greens 3 D  
Watermelons 12 56  
Other Vegetables 8 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 D  
Figs 7 2  
Grapes 10 24  
Pears 12 8  
Persimmons 5 1  
All Nuts 23 186  
Chestnuts 3 D  
All Pecans 22 D  
Pecans, Improved 14 95  
Pecans, Native and Seedling 10 D  
Tame Blueberries 17 104  
Strawberries 13 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)
Greenhouse Crops 3 768 X 5844
Greenhouse Tomatoes 3 600 X 4500
Floriculture Crops 7 D 61 D
Bedding and Garden Plants 4 D 6 D
Potted Flowering Plants - - - -
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 26 NA
Sod Harvested 3 X 64 D
Nursery Stock 17 2783 141 6932976
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 168 X 1344

*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 24 1120 93649 bu
Wheat 4 205 7610 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 6 684 17230 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 37 1626 2734 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3 110 246 tons, dry
Tame Hay 27 1046 D
Wild Hay 9 369 714 tons dry
Grass Silage 4 D D
Corn for Silage 3 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 5 16  
Green Lima Beans 5 23  
Snap Beans 11 127  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Cantaloupes 12 177  
Collards 12 572  
Green Cowpeas and Green Southern Peas 3 22  
Cucumbers and Pickles 21 495  
Mustard Greens 4 7  
Okra 7 13  
Green Peas 3 7  
Sweet Peppers 7 27  
Squash 6 113  
Sweet Corn 11 193  
Tomatoes 26 1400  
Turnips 5 18  
Turnip Greens 4 13  
Watermelons 16 450  
Other Vegetables 5 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapes 4 4 711 vines
Pecans 13 102 1602 in shell
Tame Blueberries 12 79 78014 lbs
Strawberries 5 29 127470 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 43 226988 658 6060
Nursery, Floriculture Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 23 X 468 X
Floriculture Crops 20 143528 49 2682
Bedding and Garden Plants 14 D 9 1317
Potted Flowering Plants 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 20 82
Nursery Crops 13 33700 66 2158
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 8 D 53 116

*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 30, 2012

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