Wool Subsidies in the United States totaled $210 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in the United States Receiving wool subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Wool Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Kern County, California$5,283,4282.5%2.5%
2Chaves County, New Mexico$4,995,5452.4%4.9%
3Tom Green County, Texas$4,623,1962.2%7.1%
4Crockett County, Texas$3,875,7021.8%9.0%
5Weld County, Colorado$3,264,5391.6%10.5%
6Moffat County, Colorado$3,245,2031.5%12.1%
7Val Verde County, Texas$3,104,4311.5%13.5%
8Converse County, Wyoming$3,077,3921.5%15.0%
9Sanpete County, Utah$3,018,8531.4%16.4%
10Butte County, South Dakota$3,013,2341.4%17.9%
11Johnson County, Wyoming$2,841,6921.4%19.2%
12Schleicher County, Texas$2,720,1721.3%20.5%
13Carter County, Montana$2,578,5401.2%21.8%
14Natrona County, Wyoming$2,559,3751.2%23.0%
15Garfield County, Montana$2,429,7301.2%24.1%
16Harding County, South Dakota$2,263,1641.1%25.2%
17Concho County, Texas$2,214,6681.1%26.3%
18Box Elder County, Utah$2,096,6151.0%27.3%
19Gillespie County, Texas$1,742,9460.8%28.1%
20Pecos County, Texas$1,688,1730.8%28.9%
21Campbell County, Wyoming$1,687,6410.8%29.7%
22Uinta County, Wyoming$1,678,9260.8%30.5%
23Iron County, Utah$1,671,3260.8%31.3%
24Summit County, Utah$1,589,5620.8%32.1%
25Sweetwater County, Wyoming$1,567,1030.7%32.8%
26Utah County, Utah$1,544,4660.7%33.5%
27Menard County, Texas$1,521,0330.7%34.3%
28Solano County, California$1,517,1260.7%35.0%
29Sutton County, Texas$1,476,5230.7%35.7%
30Montrose County, Colorado$1,443,8310.7%36.4%
31Linn County, Oregon$1,367,4870.7%37.0%
32Carbon County, Wyoming$1,360,6430.6%37.7%
33Coke County, Texas$1,326,8320.6%38.3%
34Perkins County, South Dakota$1,309,3360.6%38.9%
35Sterling County, Texas$1,294,8670.6%39.6%
36Kinney County, Texas$1,271,6320.6%40.2%
37Rio Blanco County, Colorado$1,265,7950.6%40.8%
38Pinal County, Arizona$1,143,8500.5%41.3%
39Irion County, Texas$1,138,1800.5%41.9%
40Tulare County, California$1,127,1020.5%42.4%
41Minidoka County, Idaho$1,109,3930.5%42.9%
42Merced County, California$1,086,4260.5%43.4%
43Fresno County, California$1,083,7640.5%44.0%
44Lincoln County, New Mexico$1,070,3600.5%44.5%
45Wheatland County, Montana$1,056,5860.5%45.0%
46Coleman County, Texas$1,023,4690.5%45.5%
47Edwards County, Texas$1,010,7180.5%45.9%
48Terrell County, Texas$1,010,2690.5%46.4%
49Crook County, Wyoming$981,4120.5%46.9%
50Powder River County, Montana$959,1830.5%47.4%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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