Corn Subsidies in the United States totaled $106.0 billion from 1995-2016.

Counties in the United States Receiving corn subsidies, 1995-2016

Rank County Corn Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1McLean County, Illinois$463,399,7380.4%0.4%
2Kossuth County, Iowa$457,169,1700.4%0.9%
3Iroquois County, Illinois$453,922,2810.4%1.3%
4La Salle County, Illinois$419,775,9580.4%1.7%
5Livingston County, Illinois$412,695,6320.4%2.1%
6Bureau County, Illinois$395,562,5820.4%2.5%
7Champaign County, Illinois$386,590,2600.4%2.8%
8Yuma County, Colorado$383,787,3130.4%3.2%
9Henry County, Illinois$364,038,6940.3%3.5%
10Brown County, South Dakota$356,592,9310.3%3.9%
11Lee County, Illinois$354,062,2140.3%4.2%
12Renville County, Minnesota$351,525,9940.3%4.5%
13Sioux County, Iowa$340,773,9090.3%4.8%
14Hamilton County, Nebraska$340,327,7340.3%5.2%
15Richland County, North Dakota$332,638,5000.3%5.5%
16Martin County, Minnesota$330,909,2520.3%5.8%
17Phelps County, Nebraska$330,555,3280.3%6.1%
18Ogle County, Illinois$323,663,7660.3%6.4%
19Whiteside County, Illinois$323,605,9020.3%6.7%
20Pottawattamie County, Iowa$319,748,8430.3%7.0%
21Dawson County, Nebraska$319,514,8030.3%7.3%
22Custer County, Nebraska$318,898,0500.3%7.6%
23DeKalb County, Illinois$318,584,4550.3%7.9%
24Clinton County, Iowa$318,517,2680.3%8.2%
25York County, Nebraska$314,740,7550.3%8.5%
26Redwood County, Minnesota$308,867,8670.3%8.8%
27Buffalo County, Nebraska$308,430,5740.3%9.1%
28Sangamon County, Illinois$308,280,0750.3%9.4%
29Vermilion County, Illinois$306,066,0420.3%9.7%
30Plymouth County, Iowa$305,478,3770.3%10.0%
31Faribault County, Minnesota$303,948,8620.3%10.3%
32Mower County, Minnesota$295,372,1190.3%10.5%
33Lincoln County, Nebraska$295,052,6570.3%10.8%
34Woodbury County, Iowa$292,437,8050.3%11.1%
35Freeborn County, Minnesota$292,401,9200.3%11.4%
36Holt County, Nebraska$291,737,6580.3%11.6%
37Fayette County, Iowa$291,600,4950.3%11.9%
38Hall County, Nebraska$290,536,5560.3%12.2%
39Platte County, Nebraska$286,030,4640.3%12.5%
40Delaware County, Iowa$283,579,1450.3%12.7%
41Franklin County, Iowa$282,356,6670.3%13.0%
42Logan County, Illinois$280,473,0920.3%13.3%
43Christian County, Illinois$279,134,1380.3%13.5%
44Antelope County, Nebraska$278,411,8740.3%13.8%
45Spink County, South Dakota$277,243,3800.3%14.0%
46Blue Earth County, Minnesota$276,251,1700.3%14.3%
47Benton County, Iowa$275,181,8230.3%14.6%
48Webster County, Iowa$274,416,9800.3%14.8%
49Dane County, Wisconsin$274,097,6340.3%15.1%
50Stearns County, Minnesota$272,399,1880.3%15.3%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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