Loan Deficiency Payments in the United States totaled $31.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving Loan Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Loan Deficiency Payments
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1McLean County, Illinois$137,614,2550.4%0.4%
2Iroquois County, Illinois$119,211,6440.4%0.8%
3Livingston County, Illinois$115,027,4560.4%1.2%
4Champaign County, Illinois$111,797,0560.4%1.5%
5La Salle County, Illinois$104,476,2090.3%1.9%
6Sioux County, Iowa$88,758,7320.3%2.2%
7Cass County, North Dakota$86,110,6420.3%2.4%
8Kossuth County, Iowa$85,071,3700.3%2.7%
9Bureau County, Illinois$83,767,0450.3%3.0%
10Brown County, South Dakota$81,083,1840.3%3.2%
11Vermilion County, Illinois$79,440,1170.3%3.5%
12Renville County, Minnesota$78,315,1900.3%3.7%
13Christian County, Illinois$78,154,5080.2%4.0%
14Acadia Parish, Louisiana$77,787,5510.2%4.2%
15Sangamon County, Illinois$76,636,2540.2%4.5%
16Wharton County, Texas$74,591,4450.2%4.7%
17Richland County, North Dakota$74,277,6780.2%5.0%
18Stoddard County, Missouri$74,142,4420.2%5.2%
19Redwood County, Minnesota$72,760,5270.2%5.4%
20Bolivar County, Mississippi$72,360,6050.2%5.7%
21Pottawattamie County, Iowa$72,096,4060.2%5.9%
22Colusa County, California$69,996,5010.2%6.1%
23Logan County, Illinois$69,838,5910.2%6.3%
24Poinsett County, Arkansas$69,506,3830.2%6.6%
25Henry County, Illinois$68,484,8820.2%6.8%
26Spink County, South Dakota$68,181,7840.2%7.0%
27Plymouth County, Iowa$67,892,9310.2%7.2%
28Yuma County, Colorado$67,660,8990.2%7.4%
29Webster County, Iowa$66,892,4380.2%7.6%
30Lee County, Illinois$66,278,0030.2%7.9%
31New Madrid County, Missouri$65,524,4850.2%8.1%
32Martin County, Minnesota$65,391,9710.2%8.3%
33Macoupin County, Illinois$63,222,0180.2%8.5%
34DeKalb County, Illinois$62,997,5160.2%8.7%
35Hamilton County, Nebraska$62,093,7100.2%8.9%
36Phelps County, Nebraska$61,888,4310.2%9.1%
37Platte County, Nebraska$61,385,4840.2%9.3%
38Macon County, Illinois$60,163,2970.2%9.5%
39York County, Nebraska$60,157,8880.2%9.7%
40Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$59,423,2240.2%9.8%
41Cavalier County, North Dakota$59,358,2860.2%10.0%
42Adams County, Nebraska$59,041,0560.2%10.2%
43Whitman County, Washington$58,938,0420.2%10.4%
44Pocahontas County, Iowa$58,546,7270.2%10.6%
45Nobles County, Minnesota$58,055,5500.2%10.8%
46Edgar County, Illinois$57,957,8780.2%11.0%
47Montgomery County, Illinois$57,841,7740.2%11.2%
48Whiteside County, Illinois$57,711,7250.2%11.3%
49Kankakee County, Illinois$57,510,2050.2%11.5%
50Tazewell County, Illinois$57,290,5130.2%11.7%

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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