Total Livestock Indemnity Program payments in the United States totaled $485 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Total Livestock Indemnity Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total Livestock Indemnity Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Meade County, South Dakota$15,825,4343.3%3.3%
2Cameron Parish, Louisiana$9,454,4801.9%5.2%
3Tulare County, California$9,240,2871.9%7.1%
4Perkins County, South Dakota$8,150,2991.7%8.8%
5Pennington County, South Dakota$7,901,5061.6%10.4%
6Butte County, South Dakota$6,353,1891.3%11.7%
7Jefferson County, Texas$5,536,2591.1%12.9%
8Curry County, New Mexico$5,122,1301.1%13.9%
9Ziebach County, South Dakota$4,944,4451.0%15.0%
10Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$4,918,3241.0%16.0%
11Shannon County, South Dakota$4,878,1941.0%17.0%
12Harding County, South Dakota$4,754,6751.0%18.0%
13Dubuque County, Iowa$4,566,7280.9%18.9%
14Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$4,108,9580.8%19.7%
15Chaves County, New Mexico$3,989,8430.8%20.6%
16Dewey County, South Dakota$3,949,6820.8%21.4%
17Kern County, California$3,764,4430.8%22.2%
18Haakon County, South Dakota$3,733,1360.8%22.9%
19Corson County, South Dakota$3,703,3450.8%23.7%
20Morton County, North Dakota$3,395,4890.7%24.4%
21Grant County, North Dakota$3,326,3200.7%25.1%
22Merced County, California$3,234,4960.7%25.7%
23Sioux County, North Dakota$3,003,9820.6%26.4%
24Jackson County, South Dakota$2,988,9460.6%27.0%
25Castro County, Texas$2,834,5780.6%27.6%
26Clark County, Kansas$2,767,8940.6%28.1%
27Adair County, Kentucky$2,736,8050.6%28.7%
28Emmons County, North Dakota$2,675,1420.6%29.2%
29Glacier County, Montana$2,552,8670.5%29.8%
30Fresno County, California$2,552,1550.5%30.3%
31Pulaski County, Kentucky$2,495,2920.5%30.8%
32Kings County, California$2,417,9710.5%31.3%
33Chambers County, Texas$2,347,3570.5%31.8%
34Stanislaus County, California$2,331,2930.5%32.3%
35Burleigh County, North Dakota$2,283,4180.5%32.7%
36Bennett County, South Dakota$2,234,7830.5%33.2%
37San Bernardino County, California$2,182,6840.5%33.7%
38Carter County, Montana$2,178,4210.4%34.1%
39Tripp County, South Dakota$2,148,4720.4%34.6%
40Cimarron County, Oklahoma$2,087,8020.4%35.0%
41Logan County, North Dakota$2,003,7090.4%35.4%
42Madera County, California$1,976,0470.4%35.8%
43Brown County, South Dakota$1,909,8220.4%36.2%
44Blaine County, Montana$1,879,3490.4%36.6%
45Parmer County, Texas$1,862,3540.4%37.0%
46Beadle County, South Dakota$1,857,6220.4%37.3%
47McHenry County, North Dakota$1,825,0280.4%37.7%
48Graves County, Kentucky$1,811,8220.4%38.1%
49Bailey County, Texas$1,772,6590.4%38.5%
50Kingsbury County, South Dakota$1,757,6460.4%38.8%

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 October 31, 2019.

 

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