Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $205.4 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in the United States Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Colusa County, California$727,939,4130.4%0.4%
2Fresno County, California$667,851,5390.3%0.7%
3Poinsett County, Arkansas$651,634,9960.3%1.0%
4Wharton County, Texas$609,120,6330.3%1.3%
5Gaines County, Texas$599,421,4590.3%1.6%
6Bolivar County, Mississippi$564,332,9980.3%1.9%
7Kern County, California$541,768,4950.3%2.1%
8Craighead County, Arkansas$533,095,0880.3%2.4%
9Arkansas County, Arkansas$531,612,7400.3%2.6%
10Whitman County, Washington$527,024,2240.3%2.9%
11Mississippi County, Arkansas$517,478,5890.3%3.2%
12Hale County, Texas$513,969,2860.3%3.4%
13Stoddard County, Missouri$510,833,8960.2%3.6%
14McLean County, Illinois$501,329,2800.2%3.9%
15Maricopa County, Arizona$495,329,1180.2%4.1%
16Sutter County, California$492,986,9450.2%4.4%
17Tulare County, California$479,875,6060.2%4.6%
18Washington County, Mississippi$478,704,5130.2%4.8%
19Kossuth County, Iowa$475,338,7400.2%5.1%
20Cross County, Arkansas$466,661,4050.2%5.3%
21Iroquois County, Illinois$466,064,3210.2%5.5%
22Pinal County, Arizona$459,580,7970.2%5.8%
23La Salle County, Illinois$455,799,6430.2%6.0%
24Kings County, California$454,266,2410.2%6.2%
25Butte County, California$453,918,4480.2%6.4%
26Glenn County, California$447,782,0640.2%6.6%
27Clay County, Arkansas$446,154,9560.2%6.8%
28Lonoke County, Arkansas$443,060,5410.2%7.1%
29Sunflower County, Mississippi$436,674,6600.2%7.3%
30New Madrid County, Missouri$434,220,0880.2%7.5%
31Livingston County, Illinois$433,101,2230.2%7.7%
32Jackson County, Arkansas$423,098,2780.2%7.9%
33Acadia Parish, Louisiana$421,318,7400.2%8.1%
34Champaign County, Illinois$417,938,8260.2%8.3%
35Cass County, North Dakota$414,982,7260.2%8.5%
36Bureau County, Illinois$405,041,4640.2%8.7%
37Coahoma County, Mississippi$398,333,0470.2%8.9%
38Lawrence County, Arkansas$397,505,1140.2%9.1%
39Dawson County, Texas$392,302,0740.2%9.3%
40Yuma County, Colorado$385,084,0520.2%9.5%
41Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$380,501,5120.2%9.7%
42Jefferson County, Arkansas$378,499,8460.2%9.8%
43Phillips County, Arkansas$377,729,3130.2%10.0%
44Lamb County, Texas$375,872,9690.2%10.2%
45Parmer County, Texas$375,710,5950.2%10.4%
46Henry County, Illinois$375,128,2910.2%10.6%
47Lincoln County, Washington$373,024,6460.2%10.8%
48Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$372,904,5610.2%10.9%
49Renville County, Minnesota$371,842,1570.2%11.1%
50Desha County, Arkansas$371,819,2990.2%11.3%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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