Total Livestock Indemnity Program payments in the United States totaled $585 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Total Livestock Indemnity Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Livestock Indemnity Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Meade County, South Dakota$16,052,1452.7%2.7%
2Cameron Parish, Louisiana$9,456,3261.6%4.4%
3Tulare County, California$9,240,2871.6%5.9%
4Perkins County, South Dakota$8,376,0901.4%7.4%
5Pennington County, South Dakota$8,129,6491.4%8.8%
6Butte County, South Dakota$6,857,6211.2%9.9%
7Shannon County, South Dakota$6,432,2211.1%11.0%
8Jefferson County, Texas$5,559,5441.0%12.0%
9Ziebach County, South Dakota$5,179,4630.9%12.9%
10Curry County, New Mexico$5,122,1300.9%13.7%
11Dubuque County, Iowa$5,002,2130.9%14.6%
12Dewey County, South Dakota$4,934,0210.8%15.4%
13Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$4,918,3240.8%16.3%
14Harding County, South Dakota$4,867,3270.8%17.1%
15Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$4,108,9580.7%17.8%
16Chaves County, New Mexico$4,088,1080.7%18.5%
17Haakon County, South Dakota$4,033,5780.7%19.2%
18Jackson County, South Dakota$3,950,8670.7%19.9%
19Corson County, South Dakota$3,835,4890.7%20.5%
20Kern County, California$3,813,3310.7%21.2%
21Morton County, North Dakota$3,455,5510.6%21.8%
22Grant County, North Dakota$3,377,2080.6%22.4%
23Glacier County, Montana$3,323,5650.6%22.9%
24Bennett County, South Dakota$3,264,8880.6%23.5%
25Merced County, California$3,234,4960.6%24.0%
26Sioux County, North Dakota$3,228,6430.6%24.6%
27Blaine County, Montana$3,125,4090.5%25.1%
28Yakima County, Washington$3,009,4090.5%25.6%
29Tripp County, South Dakota$2,995,0310.5%26.2%
30Big Horn County, Montana$2,974,6220.5%26.7%
31Beadle County, South Dakota$2,955,7030.5%27.2%
32Castro County, Texas$2,834,5780.5%27.7%
33Emmons County, North Dakota$2,794,9370.5%28.1%
34Clark County, Kansas$2,782,2050.5%28.6%
35Adair County, Kentucky$2,774,5480.5%29.1%
36Custer County, Nebraska$2,750,1130.5%29.6%
37Carter County, Montana$2,697,1700.5%30.0%
38Chambers County, Texas$2,636,9680.5%30.5%
39Fresno County, California$2,552,1550.4%30.9%
40Pulaski County, Kentucky$2,527,6410.4%31.3%
41Kings County, California$2,417,9710.4%31.7%
42Burleigh County, North Dakota$2,358,4070.4%32.1%
43Kingsbury County, South Dakota$2,347,2100.4%32.5%
44Stanislaus County, California$2,331,2930.4%32.9%
45Catron County, New Mexico$2,327,9950.4%33.3%
46Madera County, California$2,302,3880.4%33.7%
47San Bernardino County, California$2,182,6840.4%34.1%
48Logan County, North Dakota$2,175,3580.4%34.5%
49Sanborn County, South Dakota$2,170,4220.4%34.9%
50Cimarron County, Oklahoma$2,087,8020.4%35.2%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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