Commodity subsidies in California totaled $287 million in 2019

Counties in California Receiving Commodity Payments, 2019

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
2019
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Tulare County, California$44,801,55715.6%15.6%
2Kings County, California$36,669,42812.8%28.4%
3Fresno County, California$32,550,22011.3%39.7%
4Merced County, California$32,227,32311.2%50.9%
5San Joaquin County, California$25,293,3428.8%59.7%
6Kern County, California$22,074,8427.7%67.4%
7Stanislaus County, California$20,078,1777.0%74.4%
8Madera County, California$11,866,0294.1%78.6%
9Colusa County, California$9,250,2043.2%81.8%
10Glenn County, California$7,073,9862.5%84.2%
11Riverside County, California$6,707,2052.3%86.6%
12Butte County, California$6,344,5552.2%88.8%
13Sutter County, California$5,587,0321.9%90.7%
14Imperial County, California$3,609,8841.3%92.0%
15Yolo County, California$3,591,5651.3%93.2%
16Sacramento County, California$2,854,2451.0%94.2%
17San Bernardino County, California$2,558,0440.9%95.1%
18Solano County, California$2,042,5020.7%95.8%
19Sonoma County, California$1,990,0850.7%96.5%
20Yuba County, California$1,413,1600.5%97.0%
21Modoc County, California$1,349,1650.5%97.5%
22Humboldt County, California$1,305,9550.5%98.0%
23Tehama County, California$947,7200.3%98.3%
24San Luis Obispo County, California$832,3800.3%98.6%
25Marin County, California$635,0300.2%98.8%
26Siskiyou County, California$598,1440.2%99.0%
27Contra Costa County, California$397,3690.1%99.1%
28Santa Clara County, California$352,4470.1%99.3%
29Lassen County, California$343,4830.1%99.4%
30Lake County, California$209,9460.1%99.5%
31Placer County, California$195,6260.1%99.5%
32Del Norte County, California$176,5820.1%99.6%
33Los Angeles County, California$154,3340.1%99.6%
34Mono County, California$134,9980.0%99.7%
35Calaveras County, California$133,1430.0%99.7%
36Monterey County, California$123,0060.0%99.8%
37San Diego County, California$118,8660.0%99.8%
38San Benito County, California$107,0100.0%99.9%
39Santa Barbara County, California$103,3100.0%99.9%
40Mendocino County, California$94,7390.0%99.9%
41Ventura County, California$78,4370.0%100.0%
42Alameda County, California$43,0170.0%100.0%
43Plumas County, California$32,1720.0%100.0%
44Sierra County, California$18,8940.0%100.0%
45Shasta County, California$17,1420.0%100.0%
46Inyo County, California$12,3680.0%100.0%
47Alpine County, California$10,4990.0%100.0%
48Amador County, California$3,4290.0%100.0%
49Orange County, California$1,0160.0%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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