USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $390.9 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$1,425,943,7850.4%0.4%
2Gaines County, Texas$1,210,164,9490.3%0.7%
3Kern County, California$1,116,483,5190.3%1.0%
4Tulare County, California$990,297,8460.3%1.2%
5Hale County, Texas$965,305,8570.2%1.5%
6Cass County, North Dakota$952,556,6620.2%1.7%
7Brown County, South Dakota$945,587,0640.2%1.9%
8Whitman County, Washington$940,337,3120.2%2.2%
9Dawson County, Texas$903,604,9320.2%2.4%
10Polk County, Minnesota$903,344,6000.2%2.6%
11Cavalier County, North Dakota$902,530,8760.2%2.9%
12Colusa County, California$850,682,4410.2%3.1%
13Wharton County, Texas$818,214,9130.2%3.3%
14Richland County, North Dakota$816,586,3120.2%3.5%
15Stutsman County, North Dakota$803,267,6410.2%3.7%
16Marshall County, Minnesota$802,992,1220.2%3.9%
17Terry County, Texas$798,173,1030.2%4.1%
18Poinsett County, Arkansas$785,987,6150.2%4.3%
19Bolivar County, Mississippi$771,612,2910.2%4.5%
20Lamb County, Texas$764,219,1870.2%4.7%
21Kit Carson County, Colorado$761,990,8210.2%4.9%
22Chouteau County, Montana$756,747,3280.2%5.1%
23Iroquois County, Illinois$734,677,1920.2%5.3%
24Grand Forks County, North Dakota$714,537,1780.2%5.5%
25McLean County, Illinois$714,092,5260.2%5.7%
26Mississippi County, Arkansas$711,929,1430.2%5.8%
27Yuma County, Colorado$708,950,6470.2%6.0%
28Barnes County, North Dakota$703,212,7980.2%6.2%
29Floyd County, Texas$701,756,4280.2%6.4%
30Spink County, South Dakota$701,054,6830.2%6.6%
31Kossuth County, Iowa$699,185,4150.2%6.7%
32Lubbock County, Texas$698,951,7080.2%6.9%
33Stoddard County, Missouri$691,992,1490.2%7.1%
34Parmer County, Texas$690,831,4180.2%7.3%
35Hockley County, Texas$672,219,4870.2%7.5%
36Lynn County, Texas$667,675,8660.2%7.6%
37Walsh County, North Dakota$663,990,0680.2%7.8%
38Sutter County, California$660,631,3090.2%8.0%
39Livingston County, Illinois$654,057,3840.2%8.1%
40Deaf Smith County, Texas$651,832,2610.2%8.3%
41La Salle County, Illinois$646,336,1590.2%8.5%
42Texas County, Oklahoma$638,667,9910.2%8.6%
43Washington County, Mississippi$635,156,1240.2%8.8%
44Castro County, Texas$632,191,1410.2%8.9%
45Lincoln County, Washington$631,225,3970.2%9.1%
46Kings County, California$630,013,6920.2%9.3%
47Craighead County, Arkansas$629,935,9570.2%9.4%
48Bottineau County, North Dakota$628,853,8950.2%9.6%
49Renville County, Minnesota$627,121,9010.2%9.8%
50Ward County, North Dakota$625,329,8750.2%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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