North and South America Horticulture Industry

Goals

To understand the size of the horticulture industry in the North and South America in order to understand the potential value of a company in the industry.

Early Findings

  • The last official census by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the horticulture industry in the US was for the year 2014,
  • Based on data provided by the USDA, the market size of the US horticulture industry was $13.79 billion as of 2014.
  • The total number of horticulture businesses in the US was 23,221 in 2014, according to the USDA. The USDA defines a horticulture farm business "as any place that grew and sold $10,000 or more of horticultural specialty products during the census year."
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with $2.5 million in revenue or more is 968.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $1 million and $2.49 million in revenue is 1,344.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $500,000 and $999,999 in revenue is 1,582.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $250,000 and $499,999 in revenue is 2,098.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $100,000 and $249,999 in revenue is 3,729.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $50,000 and $99,999 in revenue is 3,709.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $40,000 and $49,999 in revenue is 1,334.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $25,000 and $39,999 in revenue is 2,796.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $20,000 and $24,999 in revenue is 1,458.
  • The number of horticulture businesses in the US with between $10,000 and $19,999 in revenue is 4,203.

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