The History of Otsego, NY 
Richfield Statistical

AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL STATISTICS - 1874

Improved land

15,647 acres

Woodland

3,519 acres

Other

922 acres

Cash Value-Farms-1875

$1,272,520

" "-Farm buildings

$173,525

" "-stock

$168,531

" "-Tools, etc.

$48,025

Plowed in 1875

2,168 acres

Pasture

7013 acres

Mown

6,024 acres

Hay produced

8,319 tons

Barley-1874

1.670 bushels

Buckwheat

3.836 bushels

Indian Corn

5,393 bushels

Oats

40,394 bushels

Spring wheat

64 bushels

Winter wheat

1,081 bushels

Beans

22 bushels

Peas

493 bushels

Hops

70,705 pounds

Potatoes

27,062 bushels

Apples

13,636 bushels

Cider

401 barrels

Grapes

150 pounds

Maple sugar

10,225 pounds

Horses

661

Butter

54,855 pounds

Cheese

12,692 pounds

Sheep shorn-1875

687

Weight of Clip

3,462 pounds

Swine-1875

1,161

Area. - Richfield has an area of 20,418 acres, the assessed valuation of which is $499,180; assessed per acre, $2,445; equalized valuation, $505346; equalized per acre, $2,475.

POPULATION

Year

Population

Year

Population

1800

1405

1845

1641

1810

2079

1850

1502

1814

2365

1855

1543

1820

1772

1860

1648

1825

1893

1865

1665

1830

1752

1870

1831

1835

1673

1875

2151

1840

1680

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Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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