Total Tobacco Transition Payments in the United States totaled $1.4 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Total Tobacco Transition Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total Tobacco Transition Payments
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Pitt County, North Carolina$36,952,2962.7%2.7%
2Horry County, South Carolina$34,339,1562.5%5.2%
3Johnston County, North Carolina$32,372,9382.4%7.6%
4Wilson County, North Carolina$29,037,1002.1%9.7%
5Robeson County, North Carolina$27,615,1502.0%11.7%
6Wake County, North Carolina$25,293,5531.9%13.6%
7Columbus County, North Carolina$25,231,7421.8%15.4%
8Nash County, North Carolina$24,651,9621.8%17.3%
9Pittsylvania County, Virginia$22,832,8841.7%18.9%
10Wayne County, North Carolina$22,297,0471.6%20.6%
11Florence County, South Carolina$21,911,0281.6%22.2%
12Lenoir County, North Carolina$21,260,9171.6%23.7%
13Duplin County, North Carolina$20,979,4911.5%25.3%
14Sampson County, North Carolina$19,144,9551.4%26.7%
15Greene County, North Carolina$18,854,5561.4%28.0%
16Halifax County, Virginia$18,130,6401.3%29.4%
17Edgecombe County, North Carolina$17,252,8751.3%30.6%
18Harnett County, North Carolina$15,272,0521.1%31.8%
19Franklin County, North Carolina$14,567,0721.1%32.8%
20Granville County, North Carolina$14,476,0721.1%33.9%
21Surry County, North Carolina$14,304,9631.0%34.9%
22Williamsburg County, South Carolina$13,692,6291.0%35.9%
23Rockingham County, North Carolina$13,325,9121.0%36.9%
24Craven County, North Carolina$12,572,8480.9%37.8%
25Mecklenburg County, Virginia$12,433,6360.9%38.7%
26Stokes County, North Carolina$12,343,2700.9%39.6%
27Person County, North Carolina$11,957,6330.9%40.5%
28Martin County, North Carolina$11,540,2250.8%41.4%
29Macon County, Tennessee$10,938,5960.8%42.2%
30Marion County, South Carolina$10,841,8210.8%43.0%
31Beaufort County, North Carolina$10,644,5760.8%43.7%
32Guilford County, North Carolina$10,592,7510.8%44.5%
33Robertson County, Tennessee$10,326,5600.8%45.3%
34Dillon County, South Carolina$10,027,6300.7%46.0%
35Yadkin County, North Carolina$9,893,4360.7%46.7%
36Bladen County, North Carolina$9,474,6030.7%47.4%
37Vance County, North Carolina$9,381,5520.7%48.1%
38Caswell County, North Carolina$9,329,2300.7%48.8%
39Fayette County, Kentucky$8,957,1370.7%49.5%
40Darlington County, South Carolina$8,915,2450.7%50.1%
41Scott County, Kentucky$8,812,2700.6%50.8%
42Halifax County, North Carolina$8,421,2190.6%51.4%
43Colquitt County, Georgia$8,298,8600.6%52.0%
44Warren County, North Carolina$7,714,0020.6%52.5%
45Christian County, Kentucky$7,693,0700.6%53.1%
46Jones County, North Carolina$7,638,8930.6%53.7%
47Brunswick County, Virginia$7,584,8580.6%54.2%
48Bertie County, North Carolina$7,554,4340.6%54.8%
49Graves County, Kentucky$7,543,1550.6%55.3%
50Woodford County, Kentucky$7,472,7160.5%55.9%

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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