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United States Cotton Production

 Production Detail for the United States
Crop Year:
Production:
Planted Acreage:
Average Price:
Value of Crop:

3-yr Avg Production:
10-yr Avg Production:  
2015
12,888,000 bales 1
8,580,500 acres
62.44 cents per pound
$3.86 billion

14,038,867 bales (2013 - 2015)
15,890,620 bales (2006 - 2015)

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 Latest Industry Profile for the United States 2
Sector Businesses Jobs     Revenue      
 
Farms 3 18,155 78,829 5,518,887,973
Gins 601 15,025 1,188,565,667
Merchants/Marketing Cooperatives 115 1,633 7,094,428,357
Warehouses 390 3,649 263,882,012
Cottonseed Dealers/Processors 59 934 970,424,865
Textile Mills 344 26,482 6,370,443,034
Total 19,664 126,553 $ 21,406,631,909
 
State Businesses Jobs     Revenue     3-yr Avg Production 1
   
Alabama 996 4,950 881,987,548 599,000
Arizona 442 3,596 246,984,287 437,067
Arkansas 744 5,321 401,685,333 659,333
California 743 10,049 1,360,292,497 727,667
Florida 356 2,202 245,606,399 173,333
Georgia 2,786 14,450 1,572,652,580 2,381,667
Kansas 162 476 17,813,000 41,333
Louisiana 503 2,667 174,562,928 306,333
Mississippi 887 5,054 404,625,993 823,000
Missouri 458 2,708 278,674,491 488,667
New Mexico 245 1,177 29,669,058 70,467
North Carolina 1,558 15,828 1,770,796,655 762,667
Oklahoma 470 2,066 74,606,667 265,667
South Carolina 862 6,978 784,898,910 347,667
Tennessee 647 4,538 548,175,092 404,333
Texas 7,379 32,627 6,749,548,244 5,378,667
Virginia 277 1,285 64,648,000 172,000
   
Total 19,664 126,553 $ 21,406,631,909 14,038,867


  1. Includes upland and Pima cotton.
  2. Businesses and jobs for the Farm and Gin segments are from 2012 Census information. Businesses and jobs for all other segments are from 2012 Census information. Business revenue represents the most recent crop year information.
  3. Defined as any business that produced agricultural commodities with a (potential) value of at least $1,000 and planted at least some cotton.