Commodity subsidies in California totaled $7.3 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in California Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Colusa County, California$727,939,41310.0%10.0%
2Fresno County, California$667,851,5399.1%19.1%
3$652,500,2388.9%28.1%
4Kern County, California$541,768,4957.4%35.5%
5Sutter County, California$492,986,9456.8%42.2%
6Tulare County, California$479,875,6066.6%48.8%
7Kings County, California$454,266,2416.2%55.0%
8Butte County, California$453,918,4486.2%61.3%
9Glenn County, California$447,782,0646.1%67.4%
10$394,971,0805.4%72.8%
11Merced County, California$353,902,1674.8%77.6%
12Yolo County, California$246,786,3043.4%81.0%
13Yuba County, California$157,828,0522.2%83.2%
14$146,174,3142.0%85.2%
15San Joaquin County, California$145,785,0702.0%87.2%
16Madera County, California$132,824,5221.8%89.0%
17Imperial County, California$126,369,0331.7%90.7%
18Stanislaus County, California$119,945,1551.6%92.4%
19Sacramento County, California$118,323,9171.6%94.0%
20Riverside County, California$82,540,3631.1%95.1%
21Placer County, California$66,347,3880.9%96.0%
22Solano County, California$62,801,3120.9%96.9%
23San Bernardino County, California$36,604,5080.5%97.4%
24Tehama County, California$26,227,1420.4%97.8%
25Sonoma County, California$21,435,2960.3%98.1%
26Siskiyou County, California$21,294,5820.3%98.4%
27San Luis Obispo County, California$18,969,2660.3%98.6%
28Modoc County, California$15,619,5580.2%98.8%
29$13,509,9030.2%99.0%
30Humboldt County, California$12,793,6260.2%99.2%
31$10,197,6090.1%99.3%
32Monterey County, California$7,858,7620.1%99.4%
33Contra Costa County, California$7,323,3200.1%99.5%
34San Benito County, California$7,157,7740.1%99.6%
35Marin County, California$7,135,7660.1%99.7%
36San Diego County, California$2,673,0560.0%99.8%
37Lassen County, California$2,544,9700.0%99.8%
38Alameda County, California$2,072,9510.0%99.8%
39Shasta County, California$1,564,3370.0%99.9%
40Los Angeles County, California$1,560,8810.0%99.9%
41Santa Cruz County, California$1,502,4940.0%99.9%
42Del Norte County, California$1,500,2350.0%99.9%
43Santa Clara County, California$1,088,4750.0%99.9%
44Santa Barbara County, California$1,019,5050.0%99.9%
45Ventura County, California$961,8110.0%100.0%
46Mendocino County, California$941,6340.0%100.0%
47$743,7310.0%100.0%
48Amador County, California$526,4080.0%100.0%
49El Dorado County, California$272,8420.0%100.0%
50$117,5460.0%100.0%
51Lake County, California$116,8490.0%100.0%
52Tuolumne County, California$110,2660.0%100.0%
53Napa County, California$103,3560.0%100.0%
54Calaveras County, California$100,7050.0%100.0%
55Mono County, California$78,3020.0%100.0%
56Plumas County, California$36,8790.0%100.0%
57Mariposa County, California$22,9670.0%100.0%
58Nevada County, California$17,8020.0%100.0%
59Inyo County, California$16,9390.0%100.0%
60Alpine County, California$11,5700.0%100.0%
61Sierra County, California$10,5900.0%100.0%
62Orange County, California$6,4710.0%100.0%
63San Mateo County, California$1,3860.0%100.0%
64Trinity County, California$1690.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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