Livestock Subsidies in Colorado totaled $322 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Colorado Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Baca County, Colorado$19,117,9855.9%5.9%
2Lincoln County, Colorado$18,951,3325.9%11.8%
3Otero County, Colorado$18,583,8435.8%17.6%
4Las Animas County, Colorado$18,170,5265.6%23.3%
5Yuma County, Colorado$17,516,9435.4%28.7%
6Bent County, Colorado$15,115,6334.7%33.4%
7Prowers County, Colorado$13,255,2184.1%37.5%
8Crowley County, Colorado$13,154,0234.1%41.6%
9Weld County, Colorado$12,277,1043.8%45.4%
10Kit Carson County, Colorado$11,562,4263.6%49.0%
11Washington County, Colorado$10,610,2513.3%52.3%
12Kiowa County, Colorado$10,214,8283.2%55.5%
13Moffat County, Colorado$9,721,0363.0%58.5%
14Logan County, Colorado$9,604,5323.0%61.5%
15Cheyenne County, Colorado$8,889,5602.8%64.3%
16Elbert County, Colorado$8,783,7752.7%67.0%
17Conejos County, Colorado$8,558,6852.7%69.6%
18Pueblo County, Colorado$8,391,6212.6%72.3%
19Rio Blanco County, Colorado$7,157,8672.2%74.5%
20Morgan County, Colorado$6,564,0572.0%76.5%
21Montrose County, Colorado$6,495,7572.0%78.5%
22El Paso County, Colorado$5,781,5241.8%80.3%
23Montezuma County, Colorado$5,753,7891.8%82.1%
24Saguache County, Colorado$5,430,8301.7%83.8%
25Mesa County, Colorado$4,915,0331.5%85.3%
26Routt County, Colorado$3,755,1611.2%86.5%
27Huerfano County, Colorado$3,697,3951.1%87.7%
28Garfield County, Colorado$3,651,5961.1%88.8%
29Sedgwick County, Colorado$3,177,6941.0%89.8%
30Delta County, Colorado$3,127,4011.0%90.8%
31La Plata County, Colorado$2,197,0140.7%91.4%
32Arapahoe County, Colorado$2,148,8000.7%92.1%
33Phillips County, Colorado$2,147,2590.7%92.8%
34Gunnison County, Colorado$2,076,1050.6%93.4%
35Custer County, Colorado$1,813,3390.6%94.0%
36Rio Grande County, Colorado$1,763,7140.5%94.5%
37Eagle County, Colorado$1,688,5220.5%95.1%
38Jackson County, Colorado$1,682,7990.5%95.6%
39Larimer County, Colorado$1,658,5550.5%96.1%
40Fremont County, Colorado$1,557,8470.5%96.6%
41Park County, Colorado$1,428,8240.4%97.0%
42Grand County, Colorado$1,312,5940.4%97.4%
43San Miguel County, Colorado$1,113,1780.3%97.8%
44Adams County, Colorado$1,102,1930.3%98.1%
45Chaffee County, Colorado$1,080,6460.3%98.5%
46Alamosa County, Colorado$966,4350.3%98.8%
47Costilla County, Colorado$835,4730.3%99.0%
48Archuleta County, Colorado$805,2350.3%99.3%
49Ouray County, Colorado$733,1200.2%99.5%
50Dolores County, Colorado$583,3160.2%99.7%
51Douglas County, Colorado$478,6750.1%99.8%
52Boulder County, Colorado$216,0400.1%99.9%
53Teller County, Colorado$99,2960.0%99.9%
54Pitkin County, Colorado$88,6650.0%99.9%
55Mineral County, Colorado$56,4640.0%100.0%
56Lake County, Colorado$44,0710.0%100.0%
57Jefferson County, Colorado$40,9340.0%100.0%
58Hinsdale County, Colorado$24,7100.0%100.0%
59Summit County, Colorado$14,0840.0%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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