Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $37.7 billion from 1995-2016.

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

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$646,008,4601.7%1.7%
2Gaines County, Texas$616,014,3721.6%3.4%
3Dawson County, Texas$559,545,3841.5%4.8%
4Hale County, Texas$530,559,1481.4%6.2%
5Kern County, California$491,463,9801.3%7.6%
6Lubbock County, Texas$482,220,7211.3%8.8%
7Pinal County, Arizona$464,097,4431.2%10.1%
8Lynn County, Texas$447,426,5061.2%11.3%
9Maricopa County, Arizona$446,826,6841.2%12.4%
10Terry County, Texas$413,570,4491.1%13.5%
11Hockley County, Texas$398,349,5671.1%14.6%
12Kings County, California$388,745,0931.0%15.6%
13Lamb County, Texas$366,386,1931.0%16.6%
14Floyd County, Texas$365,885,5831.0%17.6%
15Mississippi County, Arkansas$360,511,3721.0%18.5%
16Crosby County, Texas$328,896,2230.9%19.4%
17Martin County, Texas$294,758,0860.8%20.2%
18Tensas Parish, Louisiana$285,095,7110.8%20.9%
19Coahoma County, Mississippi$279,409,6570.7%21.7%
20Washington County, Mississippi$276,926,6590.7%22.4%
21Yazoo County, Mississippi$264,894,1620.7%23.1%
22Tulare County, California$263,415,3730.7%23.8%
23Dunklin County, Missouri$248,123,6850.7%24.5%
24Leflore County, Mississippi$246,894,5230.7%25.1%
25Nueces County, Texas$245,324,1220.7%25.8%
26Howard County, Texas$243,774,8290.6%26.4%
27Franklin Parish, Louisiana$239,032,0690.6%27.1%
28Cochran County, Texas$235,257,5530.6%27.7%
29San Patricio County, Texas$231,613,5350.6%28.3%
30Yoakum County, Texas$220,458,4100.6%28.9%
31Swisher County, Texas$217,999,1370.6%29.5%
32Haywood County, Tennessee$217,625,4460.6%30.1%
33Sunflower County, Mississippi$208,250,9150.6%30.6%
34Dooly County, Georgia$204,100,1440.5%31.2%
35New Madrid County, Missouri$196,086,7800.5%31.7%
36Phillips County, Arkansas$194,278,8880.5%32.2%
37Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$189,674,1340.5%32.7%
38Glasscock County, Texas$188,456,5050.5%33.2%
39Craighead County, Arkansas$186,242,6870.5%33.7%
40Colquitt County, Georgia$184,942,5240.5%34.2%
41Merced County, California$183,172,0960.5%34.7%
42Richland Parish, Louisiana$183,002,6730.5%35.2%
43Fisher County, Texas$182,208,6980.5%35.6%
44Tom Green County, Texas$178,094,3460.5%36.1%
45Crockett County, Tennessee$177,994,1290.5%36.6%
46Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$177,896,8440.5%37.1%
47Cameron County, Texas$177,889,8270.5%37.5%
48Parmer County, Texas$176,663,7280.5%38.0%
49Jones County, Texas$172,436,4730.5%38.5%
50Castro County, Texas$171,421,4970.5%38.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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