Commodity subsidies in California totaled $8.2 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in California Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Colusa County, California$763,697,6739.4%9.4%
2Fresno County, California$757,377,6419.3%18.6%
3Fambro Warehouse Company$652,500,2388.0%26.6%
4Tulare County, California$606,140,3727.4%34.1%
5Kern County, California$600,279,6627.4%41.4%
6Kings County, California$538,312,1846.6%48.0%
7Sutter County, California$516,379,2736.3%54.4%
8Butte County, California$478,014,0035.9%60.2%
9Glenn County, California$473,293,8165.8%66.0%
10Merced County, California$428,721,3885.3%71.3%
11Calcot$394,971,0804.8%76.1%
12Yolo County, California$257,122,3923.2%79.3%
13San Joaquin County, California$205,259,7552.5%81.8%
14Stanislaus County, California$195,223,4962.4%84.2%
15Madera County, California$165,457,0122.0%86.2%
16Yuba County, California$164,100,7422.0%88.2%
17Imperial County, California$147,119,9661.8%90.0%
18$146,174,3141.8%91.8%
19Sacramento County, California$131,181,5661.6%93.4%
20Riverside County, California$99,951,5221.2%94.7%
21Solano County, California$69,674,0300.9%95.5%
22Placer County, California$67,648,9240.8%96.3%
23San Bernardino County, California$46,030,8220.6%96.9%
24Tehama County, California$31,428,1370.4%97.3%
25Sonoma County, California$28,048,6300.3%97.6%
26San Luis Obispo County, California$26,139,8220.3%98.0%
27Siskiyou County, California$24,399,4790.3%98.3%
28Modoc County, California$20,611,0220.3%98.5%
29Humboldt County, California$18,740,0260.2%98.7%
30$13,509,9030.2%98.9%
31Monterey County, California$13,182,1760.2%99.1%
32$10,197,6090.1%99.2%
33Marin County, California$9,083,2280.1%99.3%
34San Benito County, California$8,730,3340.1%99.4%
35Contra Costa County, California$8,629,3740.1%99.5%
36Santa Barbara County, California$6,518,3340.1%99.6%
37Lassen County, California$4,845,4710.1%99.7%
38Ventura County, California$3,722,3820.0%99.7%
39San Diego County, California$3,615,1480.0%99.7%
40Santa Clara County, California$2,583,0640.0%99.8%
41Los Angeles County, California$2,401,0160.0%99.8%
42Alameda County, California$2,221,2160.0%99.8%
43Shasta County, California$2,129,6580.0%99.9%
44Del Norte County, California$1,948,8520.0%99.9%
45Mendocino County, California$1,811,5750.0%99.9%
46Santa Cruz County, California$1,555,2090.0%99.9%
47Amador County, California$1,102,8210.0%99.9%
48$743,7310.0%99.9%
49Inyo County, California$662,3850.0%100.0%
50Lake County, California$599,6230.0%100.0%
51Mono County, California$596,3960.0%100.0%
52Mariposa County, California$456,1180.0%100.0%
53Calaveras County, California$384,7700.0%100.0%
54Tuolumne County, California$348,0380.0%100.0%
55El Dorado County, California$333,0480.0%100.0%
56Napa County, California$241,2180.0%100.0%
57Orange County, California$219,4790.0%100.0%
58Plumas County, California$214,5940.0%100.0%
59Alpine County, California$142,2270.0%100.0%
60$117,5460.0%100.0%
61Sierra County, California$112,1040.0%100.0%
62Nevada County, California$41,2680.0%100.0%
63San Mateo County, California$30,6160.0%100.0%
64Trinity County, California$12,2390.0%100.0%

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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