Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $38.3 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in the United States Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2017

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$649,200,2781.7%1.7%
2Gaines County, Texas$637,340,1561.7%3.4%
3Dawson County, Texas$582,576,7751.5%4.9%
4Hale County, Texas$547,832,6211.4%6.3%
5Lubbock County, Texas$498,369,7801.3%7.6%
6Kern County, California$492,830,8461.3%8.9%
7Pinal County, Arizona$470,306,3841.2%10.1%
8Lynn County, Texas$465,424,8851.2%11.3%
9Maricopa County, Arizona$447,845,5311.2%12.5%
10Terry County, Texas$428,407,8821.1%13.6%
11Hockley County, Texas$413,835,6921.1%14.7%
12Kings County, California$393,802,3371.0%15.7%
13Floyd County, Texas$380,034,2351.0%16.7%
14Lamb County, Texas$378,351,1501.0%17.7%
15Mississippi County, Arkansas$362,147,7280.9%18.7%
16Crosby County, Texas$337,796,3000.9%19.5%
17Martin County, Texas$306,223,5300.8%20.3%
18Tensas Parish, Louisiana$287,275,7660.7%21.1%
19Coahoma County, Mississippi$284,526,9410.7%21.8%
20Washington County, Mississippi$277,193,9930.7%22.6%
21Yazoo County, Mississippi$266,333,5400.7%23.2%
22Tulare County, California$263,532,4960.7%23.9%
23Nueces County, Texas$254,915,0310.7%24.6%
24Howard County, Texas$253,504,2920.7%25.3%
25Dunklin County, Missouri$249,597,6780.7%25.9%
26Leflore County, Mississippi$248,225,5880.6%26.6%
27Cochran County, Texas$246,072,8660.6%27.2%
28Franklin Parish, Louisiana$239,751,2270.6%27.8%
29San Patricio County, Texas$238,244,3910.6%28.5%
30Swisher County, Texas$228,484,3900.6%29.0%
31Yoakum County, Texas$228,193,4650.6%29.6%
32Haywood County, Tennessee$219,136,8760.6%30.2%
33Sunflower County, Mississippi$208,944,5880.5%30.8%
34Dooly County, Georgia$207,812,7700.5%31.3%
35Glasscock County, Texas$198,909,3940.5%31.8%
36New Madrid County, Missouri$197,851,6290.5%32.3%
37Phillips County, Arkansas$195,516,7520.5%32.8%
38Fisher County, Texas$191,473,3970.5%33.3%
39Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$190,075,9530.5%33.8%
40Craighead County, Arkansas$186,738,2800.5%34.3%
41Colquitt County, Georgia$186,409,8930.5%34.8%
42Tom Green County, Texas$186,296,4160.5%35.3%
43Merced County, California$184,122,7880.5%35.8%
44Richland Parish, Louisiana$183,946,8400.5%36.3%
45Parmer County, Texas$182,539,7470.5%36.7%
46Cameron County, Texas$181,289,4950.5%37.2%
47Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$179,422,3240.5%37.7%
48Crockett County, Tennessee$179,164,1680.5%38.2%
49Jones County, Texas$178,232,9180.5%38.6%
50Castro County, Texas$176,983,9960.5%39.1%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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