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Cotton Subsidies** in the United States totaled $32.9 billion from 1995-2012.

Counties in United States Receiving cotton subsidies**, 1995-2012
Rank County Cotton Subsidies**
1995-2012
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$594,235,0221.8%1.8%
2Gaines County, Texas$498,489,0591.5%3.3%
3Kern County, California$465,219,5911.4%4.7%
4Hale County, Texas$452,876,3131.4%6.1%
5Dawson County, Texas$422,012,3401.3%7.4%
6Pinal County, Arizona$412,885,6171.3%8.7%
7Maricopa County, Arizona$412,849,7411.3%9.9%
8Lubbock County, Texas$376,679,9081.1%11.1%
9Kings County, California$344,657,0771.0%12.1%
10Lynn County, Texas$341,889,6441.0%13.1%
11Terry County, Texas$334,283,0961.0%14.2%
12Mississippi County, Arkansas$328,463,4491.0%15.2%
13Hockley County, Texas$307,674,9130.9%16.1%
14Lamb County, Texas$303,635,6490.9%17.0%
15Floyd County, Texas$291,075,9750.9%17.9%
16Crosby County, Texas$264,037,8500.8%18.7%
17Tensas Parish, Louisiana$261,491,0160.8%19.5%
18Washington County, Mississippi$252,999,0510.8%20.3%
19Tulare County, California$247,392,9760.8%21.0%
20Coahoma County, Mississippi$245,675,5600.7%21.8%
21Yazoo County, Mississippi$238,186,9550.7%22.5%
22Leflore County, Mississippi$222,491,8180.7%23.2%
23Franklin Parish, Louisiana$222,202,8200.7%23.9%
24Dunklin County, Missouri$221,652,7900.7%24.5%
25Martin County, Texas$216,717,0860.7%25.2%
26Haywood County, Tennessee$199,027,3280.6%25.8%
27Nueces County, Texas$195,403,9020.6%26.4%
28Sunflower County, Mississippi$192,941,5410.6%27.0%
29San Patricio County, Texas$191,582,9970.6%27.6%
30Cochran County, Texas$183,593,3550.6%28.1%
31Swisher County, Texas$180,444,7510.5%28.7%
32Phillips County, Arkansas$180,122,9490.5%29.2%
33Howard County, Texas$179,162,2400.5%29.8%
34Yoakum County, Texas$178,140,2960.5%30.3%
35Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$177,563,5260.5%30.8%
36New Madrid County, Missouri$174,199,3970.5%31.4%
37Dooly County, Georgia$172,029,4450.5%31.9%
38Richland Parish, Louisiana$170,493,3500.5%32.4%
39Craighead County, Arkansas$168,573,2960.5%32.9%
40Merced County, California$166,254,5370.5%33.4%
41Crockett County, Tennessee$162,890,1090.5%33.9%
42Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$162,282,3430.5%34.4%
43Colquitt County, Georgia$161,928,6450.5%34.9%
44Bolivar County, Mississippi$159,570,3030.5%35.4%
45Cameron County, Texas$158,895,9800.5%35.9%
46Parmer County, Texas$158,849,0090.5%36.4%
47Madison Parish, Louisiana$155,032,2890.5%36.8%
48Castro County, Texas$153,603,0290.5%37.3%
49Desha County, Arkansas$149,217,4540.5%37.8%
50Humphreys County, Mississippi$148,007,5270.5%38.2%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.