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Corn Subsidies** in the United States totaled $4.6 billion in 2011

Counties in United States Receiving corn subsidies**, 2011
Rank County Corn Subsidies**
2011
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Brown County, South Dakota$21,232,2700.5%0.5%
2Spink County, South Dakota$19,373,1130.4%0.9%
3Richland County, North Dakota$17,351,2910.4%1.3%
4Yuma County, Colorado$17,094,3110.4%1.6%
5Cass County, North Dakota$16,357,5210.4%2.0%
6La Salle County, Illinois$16,310,0510.4%2.3%
7Iroquois County, Illinois$16,043,4410.3%2.7%
8Kossuth County, Iowa$15,829,4050.3%3.0%
9Dickey County, North Dakota$14,491,2150.3%3.3%
10Renville County, Minnesota$14,248,9290.3%3.6%
11Custer County, Nebraska$14,007,4660.3%3.9%
12Bureau County, Illinois$13,999,5190.3%4.2%
13Stearns County, Minnesota$13,811,8700.3%4.5%
14Clinton County, Iowa$13,709,5200.3%4.8%
15Lee County, Illinois$13,253,2360.3%5.1%
16Beadle County, South Dakota$13,230,9420.3%5.4%
17Livingston County, Illinois$13,130,0030.3%5.7%
18Kit Carson County, Colorado$13,038,4330.3%6.0%
19Lincoln County, Nebraska$12,923,7530.3%6.2%
20McLean County, Illinois$12,826,8510.3%6.5%
21Martin County, Minnesota$12,773,1700.3%6.8%
22Woodbury County, Iowa$12,652,8520.3%7.1%
23Faribault County, Minnesota$12,597,9400.3%7.3%
24Holt County, Nebraska$12,564,5140.3%7.6%
25Mower County, Minnesota$12,441,0780.3%7.9%
26Freeborn County, Minnesota$12,332,3290.3%8.1%
27Sangamon County, Illinois$12,297,8320.3%8.4%
28Whiteside County, Illinois$12,160,1880.3%8.7%
29Sioux County, Iowa$11,999,3830.3%8.9%
30Buchanan County, Iowa$11,904,5110.3%9.2%
31Henry County, Illinois$11,864,4010.3%9.4%
32Ogle County, Illinois$11,786,1580.3%9.7%
33Redwood County, Minnesota$11,769,8150.3%10.0%
34LaMoure County, North Dakota$11,731,3150.3%10.2%
35Barnes County, North Dakota$11,705,4620.3%10.5%
36Plymouth County, Iowa$11,644,0690.3%10.7%
37Thomas County, Kansas$11,386,4450.2%11.0%
38Blue Earth County, Minnesota$11,326,9930.2%11.2%
39Fillmore County, Minnesota$11,299,6670.2%11.4%
40Champaign County, Illinois$11,113,9720.2%11.7%
41Crawford County, Iowa$11,038,3850.2%11.9%
42Fayette County, Iowa$10,978,7640.2%12.2%
43Benton County, Iowa$10,937,8070.2%12.4%
44Buffalo County, Nebraska$10,880,4540.2%12.6%
45DeKalb County, Illinois$10,672,9180.2%12.9%
46Cerro Gordo County, Iowa$10,581,6710.2%13.1%
47Vermilion County, Illinois$10,560,5060.2%13.3%
48Perkins County, Nebraska$10,551,4610.2%13.5%
49Franklin County, Iowa$10,531,7500.2%13.8%
50Dawson County, Nebraska$10,527,7940.2%14.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.