Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $1.1 billion in 2016

Counties in the United States Receiving cotton subsidies, 2016

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Dawson County, Texas$37,049,7573.4%3.4%
2Lubbock County, Texas$32,800,0443.0%6.4%
3Gaines County, Texas$32,609,3543.0%9.4%
4Lynn County, Texas$31,263,7392.9%12.3%
5Hockley County, Texas$27,263,6232.5%14.8%
6Terry County, Texas$22,487,0662.1%16.9%
7Floyd County, Texas$21,000,5491.9%18.8%
8Martin County, Texas$19,976,5871.8%20.6%
9Crosby County, Texas$18,691,3291.7%22.3%
10Hale County, Texas$18,592,1731.7%24.0%
11Howard County, Texas$16,531,8431.5%25.6%
12Lamb County, Texas$16,311,5671.5%27.1%
13Glasscock County, Texas$15,987,3131.5%28.5%
14Fisher County, Texas$14,048,8151.3%29.8%
15Cochran County, Texas$13,613,7551.3%31.1%
16Jackson County, Oklahoma$12,955,4141.2%32.3%
17Yoakum County, Texas$11,552,7781.1%33.3%
18Tom Green County, Texas$11,550,5601.1%34.4%
19Scurry County, Texas$10,735,6961.0%35.4%
20Swisher County, Texas$10,053,2390.9%36.3%
21Dooly County, Georgia$9,769,9230.9%37.2%
22Pinal County, Arizona$9,339,0460.9%38.0%
23San Patricio County, Texas$9,163,2540.8%38.9%
24Nueces County, Texas$8,634,1230.8%39.7%
25Fresno County, California$8,588,6740.8%40.5%
26Coahoma County, Mississippi$8,177,7820.8%41.2%
27Hall County, Texas$8,031,0380.7%42.0%
28Worth County, Georgia$7,863,8850.7%42.7%
29Haskell County, Texas$7,688,6430.7%43.4%
30Nolan County, Texas$7,639,7610.7%44.1%
31Collingsworth County, Texas$7,625,4530.7%44.8%
32Jones County, Texas$7,537,9290.7%45.5%
33Wharton County, Texas$7,472,6660.7%46.2%
34Bailey County, Texas$7,416,7140.7%46.9%
35Mitchell County, Georgia$7,175,0350.7%47.5%
36Mitchell County, Texas$6,441,9500.6%48.1%
37Tillman County, Oklahoma$6,164,7520.6%48.7%
38Decatur County, Georgia$6,026,9710.6%49.2%
39Bulloch County, Georgia$5,912,2770.5%49.8%
40Colquitt County, Georgia$5,599,8190.5%50.3%
41Kings County, California$5,491,8420.5%50.8%
42Coffee County, Georgia$5,320,9410.5%51.3%
43Jackson County, Florida$5,311,4080.5%51.8%
44Runnels County, Texas$5,232,9340.5%52.2%
45Northampton County, North Carolina$5,177,7980.5%52.7%
46Reagan County, Texas$4,894,3560.4%53.2%
47Stoddard County, Missouri$4,770,0800.4%53.6%
48New Madrid County, Missouri$4,734,7730.4%54.0%
49Garza County, Texas$4,706,7340.4%54.5%
50Early County, Georgia$4,525,8250.4%54.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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