The History of Otsego, NY
Worchester 
Statistics

 AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL STATISTICS

In 1865, the town had 20,979 acres of improved land and the cash value of farms was $991,065. There were 161 bushels of Spring wheat harvested; bushels of winter wheat in 1864, 30; bushels of oats, 15,597; bushels of barley, 782; bushels of buckwheat, 6931; bushels of Indian corn, 4234; bushels of potatoes, 28,168; bushels of peas, 327; bushels of beans, 165; bushels of turnips, 2371; pounds of hops, 110,607; bushels of apples, 16,721; barrels of cider, 349; pounds of maple sugar in 1865, 37,205; gallons of molasses, 502; pounds of butter, 134,622; pounds of cheese, 1370.

Agricultural Statistics, 1875.---Acres plowed, 4627; in pasture, 7209; mown, 8279; tons of hay produced, 7492; bushels of barley, 200; buckwheat, 8541; corn, 4164; oats, 46,076; rye, 4398; spring wheat, 169; winter wheat, 92; beans, 87; peas, 119; pounds of hops, 45,925; bushels of potatoes; pounds of butter made, 202,031.

Area,---Worcester has an area of 29,030 acres; the assessed valuation of which is $526,315, and the equalized valuation is $526,604.

POPULATION

1800

2225

1845

2294

1810

1140

1850

2047

1814

1300

1855

2115

1820

1938

1860

2154

1825

2210

1865

2231

1830

2093

1860

2237

1835

2210

1875

2417

1840

2390

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Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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