USDA subsidies in Alabama totaled $4.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Alabama by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Houston County, Alabama$315,529,8087.0%7.0%
2Geneva County, Alabama$288,281,0696.4%13.4%
3Limestone County, Alabama$226,190,6695.0%18.5%
4Coffee County, Alabama$215,444,1244.8%23.3%
5Henry County, Alabama$212,653,8634.7%28.0%
6Lawrence County, Alabama$199,501,8494.4%32.4%
7Madison County, Alabama$183,153,4754.1%36.5%
8Escambia County, Alabama$156,992,7323.5%40.0%
9Baldwin County, Alabama$149,667,0043.3%43.3%
10Covington County, Alabama$142,324,3603.2%46.5%
11Autauga Quality Cotton Association$130,931,7062.9%49.4%
12Lauderdale County, Alabama$129,411,5112.9%52.3%
13Dallas County, Alabama$121,162,4112.7%55.0%
14Dale County, Alabama$118,404,2832.6%57.6%
15Barbour County, Alabama$117,667,6802.6%60.2%
16Colbert County, Alabama$112,488,0442.5%62.7%
17Monroe County, Alabama$111,236,9272.5%65.2%
18Pike County, Alabama$95,196,3062.1%67.3%
19Cherokee County, Alabama$92,410,2702.1%69.4%
20Mobile County, Alabama$81,383,3821.8%71.2%
21Jackson County, Alabama$74,388,1461.7%72.8%
22DeKalb County, Alabama$59,448,6841.3%74.2%
23Elmore County, Alabama$57,225,1411.3%75.4%
24Autauga County, Alabama$56,406,2861.3%76.7%
25Alabama NRCS$54,171,9011.2%77.9%
26Perry County, Alabama$51,097,5451.1%79.0%
27Lowndes County, Alabama$49,405,3561.1%80.1%
28Crenshaw County, Alabama$49,359,1331.1%81.2%
29Marengo County, Alabama$45,935,7741.0%82.3%
30Montgomery County, Alabama$45,764,3991.0%83.3%
31Talladega County, Alabama$41,654,6120.9%84.2%
32Russell County, Alabama$37,007,1620.8%85.0%
33Conecuh County, Alabama$36,807,3430.8%85.8%
34Hale County, Alabama$34,769,8990.8%86.6%
35Cullman County, Alabama$33,995,5690.8%87.4%
36Morgan County, Alabama$33,760,9720.8%88.1%
37Wilcox County, Alabama$30,144,9100.7%88.8%
38Macon County, Alabama$29,613,3620.7%89.5%
39Marshall County, Alabama$29,370,1870.7%90.1%
40Sumter County, Alabama$27,685,8690.6%90.7%
41Tuscaloosa County, Alabama$25,860,0590.6%91.3%
42Bullock County, Alabama$25,265,9010.6%91.9%
43Butler County, Alabama$24,925,5210.6%92.4%
44Pickens County, Alabama$24,106,0760.5%92.9%
45Etowah County, Alabama$22,552,0000.5%93.5%
46Blount County, Alabama$22,544,8970.5%94.0%
47Chilton County, Alabama$21,260,4510.5%94.4%
48Greene County, Alabama$20,987,2070.5%94.9%
49Franklin County, Alabama$20,885,0310.5%95.4%
50Calhoun County, Alabama$20,754,3660.5%95.8%
51Marion County, Alabama$19,356,1050.4%96.2%
52Shelby County, Alabama$18,109,5240.4%96.7%
53Fayette County, Alabama$18,058,7390.4%97.1%
54Randolph County, Alabama$16,118,5760.4%97.4%
55Lee County, Alabama$16,072,9580.4%97.8%
56Washington County, Alabama$12,802,5820.3%98.1%
57Lamar County, Alabama$12,397,2860.3%98.3%
58Chambers County, Alabama$11,970,7070.3%98.6%
59Clay County, Alabama$9,906,1560.2%98.8%
60Tallapoosa County, Alabama$9,736,2620.2%99.0%
61Cleburne County, Alabama$6,309,2720.1%99.2%
62Clarke County, Alabama$6,060,9150.1%99.3%
63Saint Clair County, Alabama$5,035,0630.1%99.4%
64Bibb County, Alabama$4,522,1330.1%99.5%
65Winston County, Alabama$4,303,9600.1%99.6%
66Choctaw County, Alabama$3,971,3550.1%99.7%
67Walker County, Alabama$3,714,7790.1%99.8%
68Tennessee Valley$3,290,4800.1%99.9%
69Coosa County, Alabama$1,866,5360.0%99.9%
70Jefferson County, Alabama$1,246,8360.0%99.9%

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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