Conservation payments in Colorado totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Colorado Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Baca County, Colorado$200,525,1969.9%9.9%
2Weld County, Colorado$198,154,9819.8%19.7%
3Washington County, Colorado$166,925,4898.3%28.0%
4Kiowa County, Colorado$160,446,9127.9%35.9%
5Kit Carson County, Colorado$159,288,2567.9%43.8%
6Prowers County, Colorado$133,023,8496.6%50.4%
7Colorado NRCS$125,433,5036.2%56.6%
8Lincoln County, Colorado$107,057,1865.3%61.9%
9Yuma County, Colorado$99,752,9934.9%66.9%
10Cheyenne County, Colorado$99,611,8994.9%71.8%
11Logan County, Colorado$97,527,9574.8%76.6%
12Morgan County, Colorado$70,412,6043.5%80.1%
13Phillips County, Colorado$38,082,2471.9%82.0%
14Adams County, Colorado$34,517,3861.7%83.7%
15Elbert County, Colorado$31,617,5381.6%85.3%
16Moffat County, Colorado$26,398,8061.3%86.6%
17Pueblo County, Colorado$25,967,2361.3%87.9%
18Dolores County, Colorado$25,555,3291.3%89.1%
19Bent County, Colorado$22,236,9321.1%90.2%
20Montezuma County, Colorado$20,103,0121.0%91.2%
21Las Animas County, Colorado$18,417,2310.9%92.1%
22Crowley County, Colorado$17,855,7540.9%93.0%
23Arapahoe County, Colorado$17,293,3530.9%93.9%
24Routt County, Colorado$16,266,3210.8%94.7%
25Sedgwick County, Colorado$15,974,0350.8%95.5%
26La Plata County, Colorado$14,546,2960.7%96.2%
27El Paso County, Colorado$12,162,9210.6%96.8%
28Montrose County, Colorado$6,586,0220.3%97.1%
29Mesa County, Colorado$6,254,4380.3%97.4%
30Delta County, Colorado$5,656,6680.3%97.7%
31Saguache County, Colorado$5,402,8530.3%98.0%
32Otero County, Colorado$5,034,0510.2%98.2%
33Garfield County, Colorado$4,563,2550.2%98.4%
34Gunnison County, Colorado$4,278,0310.2%98.7%
35Alamosa County, Colorado$3,970,4800.2%98.9%
36San Miguel County, Colorado$3,238,4420.2%99.0%
37Rio Blanco County, Colorado$3,210,4180.2%99.2%
38Huerfano County, Colorado$2,524,9590.1%99.3%
39Rio Grande County, Colorado$2,253,0070.1%99.4%
40Conejos County, Colorado$2,235,8460.1%99.5%
41Eagle County, Colorado$1,523,2680.1%99.6%
42Larimer County, Colorado$1,337,6320.1%99.7%
43Archuleta County, Colorado$1,040,3340.1%99.7%
44Boulder County, Colorado$999,9530.0%99.8%
45Costilla County, Colorado$860,8590.0%99.8%
46Fremont County, Colorado$701,5870.0%99.8%
47Jackson County, Colorado$406,8850.0%99.9%
48Grand County, Colorado$394,2560.0%99.9%
49Custer County, Colorado$376,1880.0%99.9%
50Pitkin County, Colorado$372,6490.0%99.9%
51Douglas County, Colorado$345,3920.0%99.9%
52Teller County, Colorado$279,0110.0%99.9%
53Ouray County, Colorado$271,0140.0%100.0%
54Park County, Colorado$271,0000.0%100.0%
55Chaffee County, Colorado$189,9240.0%100.0%
56Mineral County, Colorado$103,1580.0%100.0%
57Denver County, Colorado$82,2350.0%100.0%
58Jefferson County, Colorado$65,4640.0%100.0%
59Hinsdale County, Colorado$59,8070.0%100.0%
60Gilpin County, Colorado$14,5360.0%100.0%
61Summit County, Colorado$14,2080.0%100.0%
62Lake County, Colorado$1,0680.0%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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