Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $8.8 billion in 2016

Counties in the United States Receiving Commodity Payments, 2016

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Gaines County, Texas$37,805,6370.4%0.4%
2La Salle County, Illinois$31,934,6590.4%0.8%
3Cavalier County, North Dakota$29,684,7900.3%1.1%
4Livingston County, Illinois$28,202,9200.3%1.4%
5Whitman County, Washington$27,474,3810.3%1.8%
6Iroquois County, Illinois$27,419,3220.3%2.1%
7Arkansas County, Arkansas$27,267,7120.3%2.4%
8Bureau County, Illinois$26,193,9990.3%2.7%
9Wharton County, Texas$26,109,8320.3%3.0%
10Terry County, Texas$25,902,5180.3%3.3%
11Poinsett County, Arkansas$24,931,3350.3%3.5%
12Dawson County, Texas$24,825,4830.3%3.8%
13Stoddard County, Missouri$24,725,4810.3%4.1%
14Brown County, South Dakota$24,624,8210.3%4.4%
15New Madrid County, Missouri$24,139,6960.3%4.7%
16Henry County, Illinois$23,678,9590.3%4.9%
17McLean County, Illinois$23,414,5860.3%5.2%
18Bolivar County, Mississippi$23,191,2910.3%5.5%
19DeKalb County, Illinois$23,153,8440.3%5.7%
20Lubbock County, Texas$23,138,5170.3%6.0%
21Hale County, Texas$22,692,7430.3%6.2%
22Hamilton County, Nebraska$21,869,0870.2%6.5%
23Lee County, Illinois$21,831,5500.2%6.7%
24Cross County, Arkansas$21,789,9620.2%7.0%
25Ogle County, Illinois$21,560,2520.2%7.2%
26Clay County, Arkansas$21,515,0900.2%7.5%
27Logan County, Illinois$21,194,4500.2%7.7%
28Lonoke County, Arkansas$20,885,1590.2%8.0%
29Lamb County, Texas$20,255,4300.2%8.2%
30Washington County, Mississippi$20,219,9910.2%8.4%
31Jackson County, Arkansas$20,159,3250.2%8.6%
32Mitchell County, Georgia$19,931,9870.2%8.9%
33Antelope County, Nebraska$19,824,0490.2%9.1%
34Kossuth County, Iowa$19,749,4090.2%9.3%
35Christian County, Illinois$19,747,2180.2%9.5%
36Stutsman County, North Dakota$19,730,1790.2%9.8%
37Craighead County, Arkansas$19,643,6780.2%10.0%
38Lawrence County, Arkansas$19,622,4570.2%10.2%
39Hockley County, Texas$19,566,6010.2%10.4%
40Phelps County, Nebraska$19,513,2150.2%10.6%
41Cass County, North Dakota$19,465,1660.2%10.9%
42Castro County, Texas$19,319,6790.2%11.1%
43Sangamon County, Illinois$19,153,5150.2%11.3%
44Acadia Parish, Louisiana$19,123,7960.2%11.5%
45Coahoma County, Mississippi$19,012,7830.2%11.7%
46Edgar County, Illinois$18,988,0370.2%12.0%
47Clinton County, Iowa$18,967,4850.2%12.2%
48Worth County, Georgia$18,825,4140.2%12.4%
49Whiteside County, Illinois$18,813,8270.2%12.6%
50Lincoln County, Washington$18,576,0860.2%12.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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