USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $396.9 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in the United States by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$1,434,894,0620.4%0.4%
2Gaines County, Texas$1,227,989,0680.3%0.7%
3Kern County, California$1,118,861,8460.3%1.0%
4Tulare County, California$1,000,687,0120.3%1.2%
5Hale County, Texas$979,497,2080.2%1.5%
6Cass County, North Dakota$971,659,9040.2%1.7%
7Brown County, South Dakota$960,076,9790.2%1.9%
8Whitman County, Washington$946,901,9230.2%2.2%
9Dawson County, Texas$920,714,1000.2%2.4%
10Polk County, Minnesota$919,861,0010.2%2.6%
11Cavalier County, North Dakota$914,289,4620.2%2.9%
12Colusa County, California$852,878,6510.2%3.1%
13Richland County, North Dakota$831,972,7270.2%3.3%
14Wharton County, Texas$824,976,7370.2%3.5%
15Stutsman County, North Dakota$821,251,7010.2%3.7%
16Terry County, Texas$812,529,1230.2%3.9%
17Marshall County, Minnesota$811,993,2570.2%4.1%
18Poinsett County, Arkansas$796,779,3870.2%4.3%
19Bolivar County, Mississippi$785,549,0200.2%4.5%
20Lamb County, Texas$776,552,4880.2%4.7%
21Kit Carson County, Colorado$764,591,6750.2%4.9%
22Chouteau County, Montana$763,179,7890.2%5.1%
23Iroquois County, Illinois$751,729,2260.2%5.3%
24McLean County, Illinois$732,590,1160.2%5.5%
25Mississippi County, Arkansas$730,444,4710.2%5.7%
26Grand Forks County, North Dakota$725,898,9710.2%5.8%
27Lubbock County, Texas$719,327,5710.2%6.0%
28Kossuth County, Iowa$715,443,1500.2%6.2%
29Floyd County, Texas$714,674,3220.2%6.4%
30Barnes County, North Dakota$714,673,7810.2%6.6%
31Spink County, South Dakota$712,321,0230.2%6.7%
32Yuma County, Colorado$711,594,3780.2%6.9%
33Stoddard County, Missouri$703,217,1010.2%7.1%
34Parmer County, Texas$697,086,3140.2%7.3%
35Hockley County, Texas$687,129,8010.2%7.4%
36Lynn County, Texas$673,355,9530.2%7.6%
37Livingston County, Illinois$672,810,6650.2%7.8%
38Walsh County, North Dakota$671,846,2090.2%8.0%
39Sutter County, California$662,308,2710.2%8.1%
40La Salle County, Illinois$661,991,4530.2%8.3%
41Deaf Smith County, Texas$655,676,5070.2%8.5%
42Washington County, Mississippi$650,023,8010.2%8.6%
43Texas County, Oklahoma$643,882,3510.2%8.8%
44Renville County, Minnesota$643,365,0680.2%8.9%
45Kings County, California$642,450,4550.2%9.1%
46Craighead County, Arkansas$639,699,2220.2%9.3%
47Castro County, Texas$638,889,1470.2%9.4%
48Bottineau County, North Dakota$637,915,8930.2%9.6%
49Ward County, North Dakota$636,068,0650.2%9.7%
50Lincoln County, Washington$635,075,5970.2%9.9%

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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