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South Carolina Cotton Statistics

Cotton Industry in South Carolina (1997):

Sector
Number of Businesses
Number of Jobs
Revenue
Farms
861
3,656
$141,696,000
Gins
38
896
$18,744,629
Merchants
18
39
$210,989,000
Warehouses
19
209
$8,000,000
Cottonseed Oil Mills
2
29
$21,243,099
Textile Mills
125
28,199
$3,268,914,000
Total
1,063
33,028
$3,669,586,728



State Production:

Year
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Acres
Yield /Planted
Acre

Yield/Harvested Acre

Production
(1000 bales)
1991
211,000
210,000
783
786
344
1992
197,000
192,000
551
565
226
1993
202,000
198,000
485
495
204
1994
225,000
223,000
838
846
393
1995
348,000
342,000
519
528
376
1996
284,000
282,000
769
774
455
1997
290,000
285,000
679
691
410
1998
290,000
286,000
579
587
350
1999
330,000
315,000
409
418
281
2000
300,000
290,000
606
627
379
2001
300,000
296,000
677
686
423
2002
290,000
200,000
217
314
131
2003
220,000
218,000
711
718
326
2004
215,000
214,000
871
875
390
2005
266,000
265,000
740
743
410

State Production (County Level):

South Carolina County Cotton Production