Subtotal, Disaster Payments in the United States totaled $34.1 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Subtotal, Disaster Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Disaster Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Dade County, Florida$181,486,5620.5%0.5%
2Tulare County, California$151,062,7150.4%1.0%
3Polk County, Florida$112,569,0730.3%1.3%
4Cavalier County, North Dakota$110,580,3490.3%1.6%
5Gaines County, Texas$106,644,5380.3%1.9%
6Dawson County, Texas$105,553,3220.3%2.3%
7Terry County, Texas$102,031,0050.3%2.6%
8Lynn County, Texas$92,206,7820.3%2.8%
9Brown County, South Dakota$90,310,8270.3%3.1%
10Saint Lucie County, Florida$88,952,3870.3%3.3%
11Kern County, California$88,325,4220.3%3.6%
12Meade County, South Dakota$87,486,0390.3%3.9%
13Tillman County, Oklahoma$87,019,8140.3%4.1%
14Fresno County, California$86,443,4190.3%4.4%
15Caddo County, Oklahoma$86,403,2850.3%4.6%
16Lubbock County, Texas$85,780,5570.3%4.9%
17Hardee County, Florida$85,281,7700.3%5.1%
18Hawaii County, Hawaii$83,824,4380.2%5.4%
19Kiowa County, Oklahoma$83,439,5250.2%5.6%
20Hale County, Texas$81,761,0570.2%5.9%
21San Joaquin County, California$81,422,0080.2%6.1%
22Perkins County, South Dakota$79,844,7060.2%6.3%
23Floyd County, Texas$79,780,7540.2%6.6%
24Washita County, Oklahoma$78,047,3300.2%6.8%
25Woods County, Oklahoma$77,298,7850.2%7.0%
26Bottineau County, North Dakota$77,263,0440.2%7.2%
27Jackson County, Oklahoma$76,821,2350.2%7.5%
28Hockley County, Texas$76,512,4870.2%7.7%
29Kit Carson County, Colorado$75,617,1700.2%7.9%
30Baca County, Colorado$75,614,3260.2%8.1%
31Cass County, North Dakota$74,299,8180.2%8.4%
32Sampson County, North Carolina$73,491,5790.2%8.6%
33Ward County, North Dakota$71,434,6090.2%8.8%
34Parmer County, Texas$71,178,0350.2%9.0%
35Deaf Smith County, Texas$70,555,7340.2%9.2%
36Marshall County, Minnesota$70,195,2820.2%9.4%
37Custer County, Nebraska$70,125,5610.2%9.6%
38Cotton County, Oklahoma$69,386,4280.2%9.8%
39Lamb County, Texas$67,999,1040.2%10.0%
40Dewey County, Oklahoma$67,579,6210.2%10.2%
41Swisher County, Texas$66,565,3930.2%10.4%
42Stutsman County, North Dakota$65,666,6260.2%10.6%
43Grand Forks County, North Dakota$65,521,9330.2%10.8%
44Ramsey County, North Dakota$65,391,3590.2%11.0%
45San Luis Obispo County, California$65,079,8630.2%11.2%
46Cherry County, Nebraska$64,201,7860.2%11.4%
47Lincoln County, Nebraska$63,914,2450.2%11.6%
48Custer County, Oklahoma$63,524,8230.2%11.7%
49Richland County, North Dakota$63,486,5530.2%11.9%
50Martin County, Texas$62,504,1680.2%12.1%

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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