Crunching the Numbers
some stats that will get you in the holiday spirit
V1 Staff |
Number of Christmas tree farms in Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2017, more than 700,000 trees were cut on these farms.
The number of official White House Christmas Trees from Wisconsin since 1961. Most recently, the 2017 tree was a balsam fir from Silent Night Evergreens in Endeavor, Wisconsin.
Population of the Village of Rudolph, Wisconsin, according to a 2018 U.S. Census Bureau estimate. The village was named after an early settler’s child, not a reindeer.
Share of the nation’s cranberries grown in Wisconsin during 2019. Wisconsin has been a longtime leader in producing these beloved holiday berries.
Number of turkeys sold annually in Wisconsin, according to 2017 U.S.D.A. stats. Wisconsin ranks far behind the No. 1 turkey state, Minnesota, which sold 48 million turkeys that year.