Background Information

Total Costs


Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Farmer Premiums by County in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Farmer Premiums
CountyFarmer Premiums
Adams County, Pennsylvania$42,235,05115,360
Franklin County, Pennsylvania$21,727,77215,729
York County, Pennsylvania$17,036,56813,496
Berks County, Pennsylvania$14,635,60514,528
Erie County, Pennsylvania$12,613,03510,824
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$11,160,46911,675
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$10,398,87514,897
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$8,987,7736,437
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$8,404,6176,057
Crawford County, Pennsylvania$8,273,7578,033
Mercer County, Pennsylvania$8,042,7847,774
Bedford County, Pennsylvania$7,831,0486,444
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$7,475,9879,381
Blair County, Pennsylvania$7,413,3444,824
Indiana County, Pennsylvania$7,395,8023,986
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$7,161,6556,047
Northampton County, Pennsylvania$6,992,1754,827
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$6,785,5527,039
Columbia County, Pennsylvania$6,453,7337,652
Chester County, Pennsylvania$5,105,0044,819
Perry County, Pennsylvania$4,633,8456,115
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$4,283,0915,098
Butler County, Pennsylvania$4,221,3904,137
Cambria County, Pennsylvania$3,905,3193,553
Centre County, Pennsylvania$3,706,2685,000
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$3,513,3355,739
Bucks County, Pennsylvania$3,444,5774,882
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$3,331,3283,565
Juniata County, Pennsylvania$3,322,5654,982
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$3,283,1713,298
Snyder County, Pennsylvania$3,033,9653,843
Fulton County, Pennsylvania$3,018,4983,907
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$2,494,7043,468
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$2,433,3712,088
Bradford County, Pennsylvania$2,390,4425,279
Fayette County, Pennsylvania$2,072,9712,083
Union County, Pennsylvania$2,072,6222,385
Somerset County, Pennsylvania$2,002,0244,058
Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$1,661,7971,590
Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$1,646,8002,614
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$1,630,4192,990
Clarion County, Pennsylvania$1,595,5632,870
Potter County, Pennsylvania$1,445,6661,146
Montour County, Pennsylvania$1,439,2862,819
Beaver County, Pennsylvania$1,364,6871,437
Monroe County, Pennsylvania$1,233,8911,531
Carbon County, Pennsylvania$1,174,7761,998
Venango County, Pennsylvania$1,138,2631,727
Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$1,063,0221,118
Clinton County, Pennsylvania$1,027,6801,249
Washington County, Pennsylvania$955,1702,091
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$948,6111,545
Tioga County, Pennsylvania$821,1011,745
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$518,160381
Warren County, Pennsylvania$497,789754
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$371,720484
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$283,3591,308
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$234,727389
Unknown county in Pennsylvania$231,654279
Elk County, Pennsylvania$221,061339
Delaware County, Pennsylvania$163,789237
Forest County, Pennsylvania$148,581275
Wayne County, Pennsylvania$145,934622
Greene County, Pennsylvania$145,336440
McKean County, Pennsylvania$83,827415
Cameron County, Pennsylvania$2,1548

METHODOLOGY: EWG obtained county level crop insurance information from USDA Risk Management Agency which shows premium subsidies, indemnities and farmer premiums at the county/crop level by crop year. Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements to crop insurance companies (A+O), Other program fund costs, Other administrative and operating fund costs expenses, and Government earned interest were allocated to the crop/county level by using the national expenditures/revenue of the Crop Insurance program (available here for 2008-2017 and from RMA previous to 2008) in each category and attributing them the crop/county level by total premiums. EWG was unable to attribute underwriting gains to the county/crop level. Underwriting gains (or losses) are paid to insurance companies when the insurance companies collect more in total subsidies than are paid out in indemnities. Since underwriting gains are paid by company on the basis of all of their policies, EWG was unable to allocate underwriting gains by crop or by region. The total underwriting gains for 1995-2018 is $14.6 billion.


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