Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $17.3 billion in 2019

Counties in the United States Receiving Commodity Payments, 2019

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2019
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Mississippi County, Arkansas$72,156,4020.4%0.4%
2Gaines County, Texas$63,440,7840.4%0.8%
3Cass County, North Dakota$57,702,0210.3%1.1%
4Stoddard County, Missouri$56,896,4580.3%1.4%
5New Madrid County, Missouri$56,673,7400.3%1.8%
6Poinsett County, Arkansas$53,657,3090.3%2.1%
7Lubbock County, Texas$53,449,8270.3%2.4%
8Hale County, Texas$53,040,3180.3%2.7%
9Craighead County, Arkansas$51,000,3760.3%3.0%
10Bolivar County, Mississippi$48,880,8450.3%3.3%
11Dawson County, Texas$48,282,9800.3%3.6%
12Dunklin County, Missouri$48,111,9610.3%3.8%
13Cross County, Arkansas$46,955,3090.3%4.1%
14Martin County, Minnesota$46,335,1010.3%4.4%
15Phillips County, Arkansas$45,673,2490.3%4.6%
16Coahoma County, Mississippi$45,579,1800.3%4.9%
17McLean County, Illinois$45,289,3300.3%5.2%
18Arkansas County, Arkansas$45,196,0430.3%5.4%
19Crittenden County, Arkansas$45,104,2430.3%5.7%
20Nueces County, Texas$44,837,2860.3%5.9%
21Tulare County, California$44,801,5570.3%6.2%
22Wharton County, Texas$44,730,7810.3%6.5%
23Stutsman County, North Dakota$44,471,2930.3%6.7%
24Washington County, Mississippi$44,331,0300.3%7.0%
25Floyd County, Texas$44,128,2710.3%7.2%
26Terry County, Texas$43,526,5950.3%7.5%
27Barnes County, North Dakota$42,706,3830.2%7.7%
28Lynn County, Texas$39,692,0450.2%8.0%
29Iroquois County, Illinois$39,542,4810.2%8.2%
30Livingston County, Illinois$39,511,2750.2%8.4%
31Pemiscot County, Missouri$38,965,7490.2%8.6%
32Sioux County, Iowa$38,790,6450.2%8.9%
33Hockley County, Texas$38,410,7150.2%9.1%
34Faribault County, Minnesota$38,143,7290.2%9.3%
35Champaign County, Illinois$37,749,2820.2%9.5%
36Cavalier County, North Dakota$37,322,1880.2%9.7%
37Clay County, Arkansas$36,798,7690.2%10.0%
38Kings County, California$36,669,4280.2%10.2%
39San Patricio County, Texas$36,592,5530.2%10.4%
40Lamb County, Texas$36,438,4390.2%10.6%
41Sunflower County, Mississippi$36,086,2060.2%10.8%
42Lonoke County, Arkansas$35,279,8170.2%11.0%
43Desha County, Arkansas$34,343,2900.2%11.2%
44Kossuth County, Iowa$33,879,4410.2%11.4%
45Plymouth County, Iowa$33,868,6560.2%11.6%
46La Salle County, Illinois$33,822,2200.2%11.8%
47Lee County, Arkansas$33,501,0870.2%12.0%
48Polk County, Minnesota$33,376,0150.2%12.2%
49Pinal County, Arizona$33,223,6840.2%12.4%
50Brown County, South Dakota$32,700,4010.2%12.6%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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