USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $424.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in the United States by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Fresno County, California$1,560,406,7750.4%0.4%
2Gaines County, Texas$1,308,505,2990.3%0.7%
3Kern County, California$1,219,234,4230.3%1.0%
4Tulare County, California$1,138,324,7640.3%1.2%
5Cass County, North Dakota$1,044,094,6630.2%1.5%
6Hale County, Texas$1,042,195,7820.2%1.7%
7Brown County, South Dakota$1,033,121,0330.2%2.0%
8Dawson County, Texas$982,293,3970.2%2.2%
9Whitman County, Washington$979,743,0400.2%2.4%
10Cavalier County, North Dakota$973,840,3330.2%2.7%
11Polk County, Minnesota$971,973,8780.2%2.9%
12Richland County, North Dakota$885,241,6080.2%3.1%
13Wharton County, Texas$877,366,6930.2%3.3%
14Stutsman County, North Dakota$877,005,5990.2%3.5%
15Colusa County, California$873,953,7460.2%3.7%
16Terry County, Texas$869,109,4370.2%3.9%
17Marshall County, Minnesota$855,148,7420.2%4.1%
18Poinsett County, Arkansas$847,885,1000.2%4.3%
19Bolivar County, Mississippi$836,694,0490.2%4.5%
20Lamb County, Texas$826,828,3730.2%4.7%
21Kit Carson County, Colorado$809,765,8550.2%4.9%
22Iroquois County, Illinois$796,657,5310.2%5.1%
23Chouteau County, Montana$792,961,9240.2%5.3%
24Mississippi County, Arkansas$790,456,2950.2%5.5%
25McLean County, Illinois$778,208,5540.2%5.6%
26Lubbock County, Texas$773,436,0310.2%5.8%
27Grand Forks County, North Dakota$772,439,7490.2%6.0%
28Spink County, South Dakota$768,957,0850.2%6.2%
29Barnes County, North Dakota$766,624,5500.2%6.4%
30Floyd County, Texas$766,169,2720.2%6.6%
31Kossuth County, Iowa$757,384,8190.2%6.7%
32Stoddard County, Missouri$756,093,2590.2%6.9%
33Yuma County, Colorado$744,283,7960.2%7.1%
34Lynn County, Texas$731,545,1970.2%7.3%
35Parmer County, Texas$731,329,6160.2%7.4%
36Hockley County, Texas$730,535,1610.2%7.6%
37Livingston County, Illinois$713,123,1160.2%7.8%
38Walsh County, North Dakota$709,858,0460.2%7.9%
39Kings County, California$707,952,8250.2%8.1%
40La Salle County, Illinois$698,612,7700.2%8.3%
41Renville County, Minnesota$697,720,7300.2%8.4%
42Deaf Smith County, Texas$694,807,2630.2%8.6%
43Washington County, Mississippi$693,253,3740.2%8.8%
44Craighead County, Arkansas$689,159,6070.2%8.9%
45Ward County, North Dakota$682,129,9010.2%9.1%
46Sutter County, California$681,035,9170.2%9.2%
47Bottineau County, North Dakota$680,442,6010.2%9.4%
48Texas County, Oklahoma$674,123,8270.2%9.6%
49Castro County, Texas$670,379,0450.2%9.7%
50Arkansas County, Arkansas$669,934,9630.2%9.9%

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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