Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $198.2 billion from 1995-2016.

Counties in the United States Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2016

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Colusa County, California$726,306,0270.4%0.4%
2Fresno County, California$664,115,0430.3%0.7%
3Poinsett County, Arkansas$618,569,8220.3%1.0%
4Wharton County, Texas$576,729,7840.3%1.3%
5Gaines County, Texas$572,467,3660.3%1.6%
6Bolivar County, Mississippi$540,255,7040.3%1.9%
7Kern County, California$538,780,8170.3%2.1%
8Craighead County, Arkansas$508,288,5530.3%2.4%
9Whitman County, Washington$505,990,8860.3%2.6%
10Hale County, Texas$499,528,3910.3%2.9%
11Mississippi County, Arkansas$497,309,7330.3%3.2%
12Arkansas County, Arkansas$496,378,8460.3%3.4%
13McLean County, Illinois$495,022,9760.2%3.7%
14Sutter County, California$492,014,5520.2%3.9%
15Maricopa County, Arizona$490,047,1700.2%4.1%
16Stoddard County, Missouri$483,704,3030.2%4.4%
17Tulare County, California$469,810,2400.2%4.6%
18Kossuth County, Iowa$467,993,3560.2%4.9%
19Iroquois County, Illinois$465,548,5830.2%5.1%
20Washington County, Mississippi$462,364,0230.2%5.3%
21Pinal County, Arizona$454,507,0640.2%5.6%
22Butte County, California$453,733,1030.2%5.8%
23Kings County, California$447,013,8190.2%6.0%
24Glenn County, California$446,307,9480.2%6.2%
25Cross County, Arkansas$440,708,7680.2%6.5%
26La Salle County, Illinois$440,150,5350.2%6.7%
27Livingston County, Illinois$432,730,1670.2%6.9%
28Clay County, Arkansas$419,151,6730.2%7.1%
29Sunflower County, Mississippi$418,433,3970.2%7.3%
30Lonoke County, Arkansas$417,463,2350.2%7.5%
31Champaign County, Illinois$414,751,7630.2%7.7%
32New Madrid County, Missouri$413,715,4280.2%8.0%
33Cass County, North Dakota$411,076,7510.2%8.2%
34Jackson County, Arkansas$397,246,2800.2%8.4%
35Acadia Parish, Louisiana$394,497,6540.2%8.6%
36Coahoma County, Mississippi$386,560,5560.2%8.8%
37Bureau County, Illinois$385,220,6000.2%9.0%
38Dawson County, Texas$379,059,6740.2%9.1%
39Lawrence County, Arkansas$371,408,9440.2%9.3%
40Renville County, Minnesota$369,695,0010.2%9.5%
41Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$365,714,5470.2%9.7%
42Phillips County, Arkansas$363,670,7290.2%9.9%
43Lamb County, Texas$363,581,6370.2%10.1%
44Yuma County, Colorado$361,389,6940.2%10.3%
45Henry County, Illinois$361,233,9190.2%10.4%
46Sioux County, Iowa$359,174,8200.2%10.6%
47Parmer County, Texas$359,006,8440.2%10.8%
48Jefferson County, Arkansas$358,965,2760.2%11.0%
49Lincoln County, Washington$357,280,6350.2%11.2%
50Leflore County, Mississippi$356,520,0430.2%11.3%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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