Wheat Subsidies in the United States totaled $48.4 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Whitman County, Washington$526,334,5431.1%1.1%
2Chouteau County, Montana$424,044,0000.9%2.0%
3Cavalier County, North Dakota$403,381,0810.8%2.8%
4Lincoln County, Washington$367,927,9240.8%3.6%
5Polk County, Minnesota$336,494,3740.7%4.2%
6Ward County, North Dakota$335,428,0060.7%4.9%
7Hill County, Montana$332,742,1630.7%5.6%
8Williams County, North Dakota$301,920,2520.6%6.3%
9Sumner County, Kansas$289,982,9720.6%6.8%
10Marshall County, Minnesota$288,140,9530.6%7.4%
11Umatilla County, Oregon$286,192,3210.6%8.0%
12McLean County, North Dakota$272,866,7950.6%8.6%
13Grant County, Oklahoma$266,624,2260.6%9.1%
14Kit Carson County, Colorado$259,654,2470.5%9.7%
15Garfield County, Oklahoma$257,247,8770.5%10.2%
16Adams County, Washington$254,983,3210.5%10.7%
17Bottineau County, North Dakota$253,834,7230.5%11.3%
18Walsh County, North Dakota$247,536,8320.5%11.8%
19Walla Walla County, Washington$244,647,8780.5%12.3%
20Pembina County, North Dakota$241,722,6390.5%12.8%
21Washington County, Colorado$225,297,4060.5%13.2%
22Mountrail County, North Dakota$224,151,9260.5%13.7%
23Cass County, North Dakota$213,199,4220.4%14.1%
24Stutsman County, North Dakota$211,342,7480.4%14.6%
25Texas County, Oklahoma$209,552,1730.4%15.0%
26Hettinger County, North Dakota$206,756,7150.4%15.4%
27Grand Forks County, North Dakota$204,731,8910.4%15.9%
28Towner County, North Dakota$203,688,0860.4%16.3%
29Valley County, Montana$201,268,5510.4%16.7%
30Alfalfa County, Oklahoma$194,903,2010.4%17.1%
31Sheridan County, Montana$193,044,2000.4%17.5%
32Grant County, Washington$192,516,1340.4%17.9%
33Ramsey County, North Dakota$192,332,1630.4%18.3%
34Bingham County, Idaho$189,386,2040.4%18.7%
35Roosevelt County, Montana$188,592,4820.4%19.1%
36Divide County, North Dakota$188,299,2100.4%19.5%
37Kittson County, Minnesota$187,844,6470.4%19.9%
38Wells County, North Dakota$186,736,6750.4%20.2%
39Sully County, South Dakota$186,347,5340.4%20.6%
40Thomas County, Kansas$184,026,8590.4%21.0%
41Renville County, North Dakota$180,786,0430.4%21.4%
42Barnes County, North Dakota$175,424,0990.4%21.7%
43Liberty County, Montana$175,268,5530.4%22.1%
44Harper County, Kansas$173,595,2010.4%22.5%
45Benson County, North Dakota$173,241,7850.4%22.8%
46Pondera County, Montana$172,515,4750.4%23.2%
47Kay County, Oklahoma$172,414,6100.4%23.5%
48Cheyenne County, Nebraska$170,429,5900.4%23.9%
49Kiowa County, Oklahoma$168,792,6470.3%24.2%
50Hansford County, Texas$168,438,0290.3%24.6%

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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