Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $665 million in 2017

Counties in the United States Receiving cotton subsidies, 2017

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Dawson County, Texas$23,015,0233.5%3.5%
2Gaines County, Texas$21,297,4323.2%6.7%
3Lynn County, Texas$17,989,2412.7%9.4%
4Hale County, Texas$17,253,9972.6%12.0%
5Lubbock County, Texas$16,254,9272.4%14.4%
6Hockley County, Texas$15,527,4912.3%16.7%
7Terry County, Texas$14,684,9232.2%18.9%
8Floyd County, Texas$14,111,7772.1%21.1%
9Lamb County, Texas$11,985,9351.8%22.9%
10Martin County, Texas$11,528,0121.7%24.6%
11Jackson County, Oklahoma$11,275,3461.7%26.3%
12Cochran County, Texas$10,640,7141.6%27.9%
13Swisher County, Texas$10,590,1741.6%29.5%
14Glasscock County, Texas$10,458,4051.6%31.1%
15Howard County, Texas$9,765,9031.5%32.5%
16Nueces County, Texas$9,591,7511.4%34.0%
17Fisher County, Texas$9,202,0861.4%35.4%
18Crosby County, Texas$8,863,0231.3%36.7%
19Tom Green County, Texas$8,133,8081.2%37.9%
20Yoakum County, Texas$7,737,6451.2%39.1%
21Scurry County, Texas$6,844,3331.0%40.1%
22San Patricio County, Texas$6,629,3251.0%41.1%
23Tillman County, Oklahoma$6,366,4001.0%42.1%
24Bailey County, Texas$6,257,0860.9%43.0%
25Pinal County, Arizona$6,222,2870.9%43.9%
26Haskell County, Texas$5,993,1200.9%44.8%
27Parmer County, Texas$5,874,5850.9%45.7%
28Jones County, Texas$5,791,2530.9%46.6%
29Castro County, Texas$5,555,0460.8%47.4%
30Coahoma County, Mississippi$5,188,4180.8%48.2%
31Wharton County, Texas$5,139,8190.8%49.0%
32Kings County, California$5,069,3560.8%49.7%
33Runnels County, Texas$4,686,9730.7%50.4%
34Nolan County, Texas$4,578,2590.7%51.1%
35Mitchell County, Texas$4,416,5220.7%51.8%
36Collingsworth County, Texas$4,098,7930.6%52.4%
37Reagan County, Texas$4,052,3230.6%53.0%
38Dooly County, Georgia$3,822,8800.6%53.6%
39Hall County, Texas$3,719,1090.6%54.2%
40Kleberg County, Texas$3,523,5120.5%54.7%
41Fresno County, California$3,511,9340.5%55.2%
42Briscoe County, Texas$3,502,8040.5%55.7%
43Harmon County, Oklahoma$3,431,7770.5%56.3%
44Cameron County, Texas$3,399,5140.5%56.8%
45Matagorda County, Texas$3,375,2660.5%57.3%
46Carson County, Texas$3,374,1650.5%57.8%
47Dallam County, Texas$3,357,3960.5%58.3%
48Borden County, Texas$3,259,3720.5%58.8%
49Stoddard County, Missouri$3,051,7850.5%59.2%
50Willacy County, Texas$3,033,9980.5%59.7%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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