USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $16.2 billion in 2017

Total USDA - Subsidies in the United States by county, 2017

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Cavalier County, North Dakota$62,420,6690.4%0.4%
2Gaines County, Texas$56,235,7040.3%0.7%
3Fresno County, California$51,422,6150.3%1.1%
4Wharton County, Texas$42,534,4460.3%1.3%
5Kern County, California$41,319,7170.3%1.6%
6Spink County, South Dakota$40,596,2580.3%1.8%
7Grand Forks County, North Dakota$40,411,1130.2%2.1%
8Ward County, North Dakota$40,396,0320.2%2.3%
9Dawson County, Texas$40,102,9040.2%2.6%
10Chouteau County, Montana$39,372,8320.2%2.8%
11Brown County, South Dakota$39,039,3140.2%3.1%
12Terry County, Texas$38,325,9240.2%3.3%
13Polk County, Minnesota$38,236,2620.2%3.5%
14Yuma County, Colorado$38,093,3080.2%3.8%
15Poinsett County, Arkansas$38,031,4860.2%4.0%
16Arkansas County, Arkansas$37,980,6400.2%4.2%
17Whitman County, Washington$37,697,4860.2%4.5%
18Tulare County, California$37,397,1620.2%4.7%
19Baca County, Colorado$36,744,1200.2%4.9%
20Marshall County, Minnesota$36,639,3200.2%5.1%
21Stoddard County, Missouri$36,416,0670.2%5.4%
22Hale County, Texas$36,377,5740.2%5.6%
23Kit Carson County, Colorado$36,282,1930.2%5.8%
24Ramsey County, North Dakota$35,604,0880.2%6.0%
25Stutsman County, North Dakota$35,414,8250.2%6.3%
26Bottineau County, North Dakota$34,936,7130.2%6.5%
27Cass County, North Dakota$34,248,0980.2%6.7%
28Walsh County, North Dakota$34,049,6610.2%6.9%
29Jackson County, Arkansas$33,965,7710.2%7.1%
30McLean County, North Dakota$33,731,6960.2%7.3%
31Grant County, Washington$32,799,8630.2%7.5%
32Deaf Smith County, Texas$32,714,4150.2%7.7%
33Bolivar County, Mississippi$32,682,9230.2%7.9%
34Towner County, North Dakota$32,239,3970.2%8.1%
35Pembina County, North Dakota$31,620,5610.2%8.3%
36Cross County, Arkansas$31,530,0200.2%8.5%
37Lamb County, Texas$31,363,4860.2%8.7%
38Richland County, North Dakota$31,101,7310.2%8.9%
39Clay County, Arkansas$30,882,6540.2%9.1%
40Hill County, Montana$30,218,1230.2%9.3%
41Castro County, Texas$29,918,3980.2%9.5%
42Lawrence County, Arkansas$29,866,3590.2%9.6%
43Hand County, South Dakota$29,345,8270.2%9.8%
44Texas County, Oklahoma$29,290,6280.2%10.0%
45Beadle County, South Dakota$29,268,6600.2%10.2%
46Lonoke County, Arkansas$28,837,0500.2%10.4%
47Swisher County, Texas$28,818,7890.2%10.5%
48Parmer County, Texas$28,813,0980.2%10.7%
49Floyd County, Texas$28,684,0890.2%10.9%
50Craighead County, Arkansas$28,544,6920.2%11.1%

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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