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USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $15.7 billion in 2011

Total USDA - Subsidies in United States by county, 2011
Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
2011
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Whitman County, Washington$52,113,4520.3%0.3%
2Cass County, North Dakota$50,864,2700.3%0.7%
3Gaines County, Texas$50,662,4000.3%1.0%
4Richland County, North Dakota$49,087,8840.3%1.3%
5Brown County, South Dakota$48,721,4120.3%1.6%
6Cavalier County, North Dakota$48,579,9840.3%1.9%
7Chouteau County, Montana$45,604,3640.3%2.2%
8Fresno County, California$44,524,8990.3%2.5%
9Stutsman County, North Dakota$40,835,9710.3%2.8%
10Barnes County, North Dakota$40,515,3880.3%3.0%
11Hale County, Texas$38,412,6340.2%3.3%
12Spink County, South Dakota$36,969,3510.2%3.5%
13Dawson County, Texas$36,476,9550.2%3.7%
14Marshall County, Minnesota$36,308,5500.2%4.0%
15Lincoln County, Washington$35,921,8750.2%4.2%
16Kern County, California$34,173,2930.2%4.4%
17Terry County, Texas$33,836,9790.2%4.6%
18Kit Carson County, Colorado$33,618,5280.2%4.8%
19Walsh County, North Dakota$33,368,7760.2%5.1%
20LaMoure County, North Dakota$32,821,7430.2%5.3%
21Ramsey County, North Dakota$32,510,9950.2%5.5%
22Baca County, Colorado$32,393,4140.2%5.7%
23Grand Forks County, North Dakota$32,034,8420.2%5.9%
24Bottineau County, North Dakota$31,554,9300.2%6.1%
25Yuma County, Colorado$31,400,2370.2%6.3%
26Parmer County, Texas$30,936,5910.2%6.5%
27Floyd County, Texas$30,815,6780.2%6.7%
28Lynn County, Texas$30,752,7440.2%6.9%
29Dickey County, North Dakota$30,746,4900.2%7.1%
30Hill County, Montana$30,375,5280.2%7.3%
31Deaf Smith County, Texas$30,292,2120.2%7.5%
32Hockley County, Texas$30,163,9340.2%7.7%
33Lamb County, Texas$29,738,9290.2%7.8%
34Ward County, North Dakota$29,679,5280.2%8.0%
35Swisher County, Texas$29,400,9720.2%8.2%
36Tulare County, California$29,335,0980.2%8.4%
37Iroquois County, Illinois$28,816,6730.2%8.6%
38Pembina County, North Dakota$28,485,1350.2%8.8%
39Wharton County, Texas$28,434,4930.2%9.0%
40Lubbock County, Texas$28,264,8070.2%9.1%
41Bolivar County, Mississippi$27,595,0730.2%9.3%
42Nueces County, Texas$26,897,4130.2%9.5%
43Traill County, North Dakota$26,532,6500.2%9.7%
44Texas County, Oklahoma$26,437,8390.2%9.8%
45Renville County, Minnesota$26,239,2620.2%10.0%
46Kossuth County, Iowa$26,028,4100.2%10.2%
47Sargent County, North Dakota$25,948,3380.2%10.3%
48Adams County, Washington$25,844,3290.2%10.5%
49Thomas County, Kansas$25,811,8740.2%10.6%
50Livingston County, Illinois$25,747,9840.2%10.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.