Corn Subsidies in the United States totaled $116.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving corn subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Corn Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1McLean County, Illinois$485,015,5060.4%0.4%
2Kossuth County, Iowa$478,287,1170.4%0.8%
3Iroquois County, Illinois$474,803,4860.4%1.2%
4La Salle County, Illinois$450,972,4670.4%1.6%
5Livingston County, Illinois$430,403,8090.4%2.0%
6Bureau County, Illinois$429,227,5750.4%2.4%
7Brown County, South Dakota$423,450,5470.4%2.7%
8Yuma County, Colorado$418,950,6810.4%3.1%
9Champaign County, Illinois$402,224,2440.3%3.4%
10Henry County, Illinois$390,255,9920.3%3.8%
11Lee County, Illinois$374,835,3810.3%4.1%
12Richland County, North Dakota$374,372,5420.3%4.4%
13Renville County, Minnesota$370,067,5770.3%4.7%
14Hamilton County, Nebraska$368,434,9210.3%5.0%
15Phelps County, Nebraska$359,867,7580.3%5.3%
16Sioux County, Iowa$354,928,7540.3%5.6%
17Custer County, Nebraska$351,994,2720.3%6.0%
18Martin County, Minnesota$348,078,5970.3%6.3%
19Whiteside County, Illinois$347,971,2420.3%6.5%
20Dawson County, Nebraska$347,772,1610.3%6.8%
21York County, Nebraska$341,586,6030.3%7.1%
22DeKalb County, Illinois$337,509,2660.3%7.4%
23Spink County, South Dakota$335,470,0990.3%7.7%
24Ogle County, Illinois$335,241,1240.3%8.0%
25Clinton County, Iowa$335,234,1100.3%8.3%
26Pottawattamie County, Iowa$333,641,5390.3%8.6%
27Buffalo County, Nebraska$331,271,3580.3%8.9%
28Plymouth County, Iowa$327,616,7390.3%9.1%
29Lincoln County, Nebraska$325,214,4140.3%9.4%
30Sangamon County, Illinois$324,008,9650.3%9.7%
31Redwood County, Minnesota$321,900,1780.3%10.0%
32Faribault County, Minnesota$318,737,6160.3%10.3%
33Vermilion County, Illinois$318,207,1300.3%10.5%
34Holt County, Nebraska$316,683,2270.3%10.8%
35Mower County, Minnesota$316,084,4540.3%11.1%
36Hall County, Nebraska$315,878,4060.3%11.3%
37Platte County, Nebraska$315,055,4930.3%11.6%
38Freeborn County, Minnesota$312,872,3420.3%11.9%
39Fayette County, Iowa$308,731,2960.3%12.1%
40Woodbury County, Iowa$307,511,8350.3%12.4%
41Antelope County, Nebraska$303,628,2680.3%12.7%
42Christian County, Illinois$302,033,8880.3%12.9%
43Delaware County, Iowa$300,797,1770.3%13.2%
44Blue Earth County, Minnesota$299,866,1690.3%13.4%
45Franklin County, Iowa$299,696,2150.3%13.7%
46Kearney County, Nebraska$295,762,9340.3%14.0%
47Cass County, North Dakota$294,879,6970.3%14.2%
48Stearns County, Minnesota$294,507,2870.3%14.5%
49Dane County, Wisconsin$294,130,4770.3%14.7%
50Logan County, Illinois$293,598,4200.3%15.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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