Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $7.2 billion in 2017

Counties in the United States Receiving Commodity Payments, 2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Arkansas County, Arkansas$35,233,8940.5%0.5%
2Poinsett County, Arkansas$33,065,1740.5%0.9%
3Wharton County, Texas$32,390,8490.5%1.4%
4Cavalier County, North Dakota$30,298,5210.4%1.8%
5Stoddard County, Missouri$27,129,5930.4%2.2%
6Clay County, Arkansas$27,003,2830.4%2.6%
7Gaines County, Texas$26,954,0930.4%2.9%
8Acadia Parish, Louisiana$26,821,0860.4%3.3%
9Chouteau County, Montana$26,101,8930.4%3.7%
10Lawrence County, Arkansas$26,096,1700.4%4.0%
11Cross County, Arkansas$25,952,6370.4%4.4%
12Jackson County, Arkansas$25,851,9980.4%4.8%
13Lonoke County, Arkansas$25,597,3060.4%5.1%
14Craighead County, Arkansas$24,806,5350.3%5.5%
15Bolivar County, Mississippi$24,077,2940.3%5.8%
16Yuma County, Colorado$23,694,3590.3%6.1%
17Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$22,035,8790.3%6.4%
18Butler County, Missouri$21,529,2170.3%6.7%
19Whitman County, Washington$21,033,3380.3%7.0%
20Ward County, North Dakota$20,629,0550.3%7.3%
21Deaf Smith County, Texas$20,576,8900.3%7.6%
22Greene County, Arkansas$20,566,5780.3%7.9%
23New Madrid County, Missouri$20,504,6600.3%8.2%
24Prairie County, Arkansas$20,239,5210.3%8.5%
25Mississippi County, Arkansas$20,168,8560.3%8.7%
26Bureau County, Illinois$19,820,8640.3%9.0%
27Hamilton County, Nebraska$19,688,3540.3%9.3%
28Jefferson County, Arkansas$19,534,5700.3%9.6%
29Kit Carson County, Colorado$19,156,7330.3%9.8%
30Hill County, Montana$19,129,4160.3%10.1%
31Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$19,041,5480.3%10.4%
32Monroe County, Arkansas$19,032,8350.3%10.6%
33Castro County, Texas$18,682,4340.3%10.9%
34York County, Nebraska$18,355,6200.3%11.1%
35Crittenden County, Arkansas$18,349,3960.3%11.4%
36Sunflower County, Mississippi$18,241,2630.3%11.6%
37Woodruff County, Arkansas$17,742,4490.2%11.9%
38Platte County, Nebraska$17,627,7730.2%12.1%
39Matagorda County, Texas$17,499,9940.2%12.4%
40Phelps County, Nebraska$17,386,5100.2%12.6%
41Washington County, Colorado$17,235,4430.2%12.9%
42Desha County, Arkansas$16,957,6790.2%13.1%
43Parmer County, Texas$16,703,7510.2%13.3%
44Gray County, Kansas$16,669,9620.2%13.6%
45Terry County, Texas$16,524,0090.2%13.8%
46Dawson County, Nebraska$16,417,6180.2%14.0%
47Bottineau County, North Dakota$16,372,0490.2%14.2%
48Washington County, Mississippi$16,340,4900.2%14.5%
49Fillmore County, Nebraska$15,843,1500.2%14.7%
50McLean County, North Dakota$15,817,4800.2%14.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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