The History of Otsego, NY 
Laurens Statistics

AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL STATISTICS

In 1865, Laurens had:

Acres of improved lands

19,863

Cash value of farms

$861,978

Acres plowed

2,961

Acres in pasture

9,992

Acres in meadow

6,680

Bushel spring wheat (1864)

253

Bushels winter wheat

187

Bushels of oats

19,558

Bushels of Barley

199

Bushels of buckwheat

3,061

Bushels of corn

11,838

Bushels of potatoes

15,736

Bushels of peas

48

Bushels of beans

292

Bushels of turnips

205

Pounds of hops

64,084

Bushels of apples

25,789

Barrels of cider

523

Pounds of maple sugar

20,738

Pounds of butter

150,688

Pounds of cheese

4,000

Agricultural Statistics-1875:

Acres plowed

3,371

In Pasture

9,833

Acres mown

7,357

Tons of hay

7,849

Bushels of barley

110

Bushels of buckwheat

3,924

Bushels of corn

20,753

Bushels of oats

44,782

Bushels of rye

483

Bushels of spring wheat

330

Bushels of winter wheat

778

Bushels of peas

20

Pounds of hops

71,320

Bushels of potatoes

39,389

Pounds of Butter

221,033

Pounds of cheese

2,448

Pounds of pork

109,188

 

Area. - the area of Laurens if 26,116 acres, and its assessed valuation, $447,670: and its equalized valuation, $522,320.

POPULATION

1814

1873

1850

2168

1820

2074

1855

2106

1825

2148

1860

1936

1830

2231

1865

1885

1835

2235

1870

1919

1840

2173

1875

1874

1845

2208

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Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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