Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Premium Subsidies by County in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Premium Subsidies
CountyPremium Subsidies
1995-2018
Policies
Adams County, Pennsylvania$80,168,89515,360
Franklin County, Pennsylvania$42,731,59015,729
York County, Pennsylvania$34,892,95113,496
Berks County, Pennsylvania$24,731,85714,528
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$22,844,56714,897
Erie County, Pennsylvania$22,351,49010,824
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$19,711,74311,675
Bedford County, Pennsylvania$17,393,9486,444
Crawford County, Pennsylvania$17,247,1708,033
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$15,816,9186,437
Mercer County, Pennsylvania$15,759,8707,774
Indiana County, Pennsylvania$15,040,8603,986
Blair County, Pennsylvania$14,552,0654,824
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$13,563,0549,381
Northampton County, Pennsylvania$13,441,9224,827
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$13,331,5376,047
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$12,769,4256,057
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$11,485,8727,039
Columbia County, Pennsylvania$10,971,0447,652
Chester County, Pennsylvania$10,157,4114,819
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$9,657,3135,098
Butler County, Pennsylvania$9,624,1384,137
Perry County, Pennsylvania$8,017,0276,115
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$7,953,7143,565
Centre County, Pennsylvania$7,934,1545,000
Cambria County, Pennsylvania$7,015,2313,553
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$6,764,4325,739
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$6,377,4893,298
Fulton County, Pennsylvania$6,303,9223,907
Bucks County, Pennsylvania$6,286,5934,882
Bradford County, Pennsylvania$6,232,1315,279
Juniata County, Pennsylvania$6,025,7324,982
Snyder County, Pennsylvania$5,752,7023,843
Somerset County, Pennsylvania$5,028,5034,058
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$4,480,7142,088
Fayette County, Pennsylvania$4,477,7582,083
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$4,394,3573,468
Clarion County, Pennsylvania$4,287,4222,870
Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$3,929,7001,590
Union County, Pennsylvania$3,826,6162,385
Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$3,623,2922,614
Montour County, Pennsylvania$3,177,3112,819
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$2,887,3382,990
Beaver County, Pennsylvania$2,391,8651,437
Clinton County, Pennsylvania$2,367,4491,249
Potter County, Pennsylvania$2,336,6001,146
Venango County, Pennsylvania$2,252,4201,727
Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$2,062,7671,118
Monroe County, Pennsylvania$2,034,6581,531
Tioga County, Pennsylvania$1,960,8491,745
Washington County, Pennsylvania$1,864,4862,091
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$1,829,9031,545
Carbon County, Pennsylvania$1,815,8351,998
Unknown county in Pennsylvania$1,367,639279
Warren County, Pennsylvania$1,232,650754
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$901,400381
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$799,712484
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$766,1351,308
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$492,219389
Elk County, Pennsylvania$453,522339
Delaware County, Pennsylvania$292,714237
Wayne County, Pennsylvania$279,024622
Forest County, Pennsylvania$274,054275
Greene County, Pennsylvania$260,743440
McKean County, Pennsylvania$182,201415
Cameron County, Pennsylvania$2,1158
1995-2018$5,028,5034,058

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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