Wheat Subsidies in Colorado totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Colorado Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Kit Carson County, Colorado$259,654,24713.0%13.0%
2Washington County, Colorado$225,297,40611.3%24.2%
3Baca County, Colorado$150,113,9117.5%31.7%
4Kiowa County, Colorado$147,969,5657.4%39.1%
5Cheyenne County, Colorado$129,533,2836.5%45.6%
6Yuma County, Colorado$121,374,4846.1%51.7%
7Lincoln County, Colorado$119,931,0426.0%57.7%
8Adams County, Colorado$115,964,7785.8%63.5%
9Logan County, Colorado$108,401,6345.4%68.9%
10Weld County, Colorado$107,363,8055.4%74.2%
11Prowers County, Colorado$101,956,8635.1%79.3%
12Phillips County, Colorado$98,593,7054.9%84.3%
13Sedgwick County, Colorado$63,652,0413.2%87.4%
14Morgan County, Colorado$55,098,0272.8%90.2%
15Arapahoe County, Colorado$49,378,6282.5%92.7%
16Elbert County, Colorado$30,505,9901.5%94.2%
17Saguache County, Colorado$18,627,3120.9%95.1%
18Rio Grande County, Colorado$14,554,7020.7%95.8%
19Bent County, Colorado$10,384,6870.5%96.4%
20Alamosa County, Colorado$9,816,2120.5%96.8%
21Dolores County, Colorado$8,171,1890.4%97.3%
22Moffat County, Colorado$7,684,0010.4%97.6%
23Otero County, Colorado$7,338,6150.4%98.0%
24Montezuma County, Colorado$4,845,5740.2%98.2%
25Routt County, Colorado$4,512,9550.2%98.5%
26Larimer County, Colorado$3,890,1940.2%98.7%
27Las Animas County, Colorado$3,737,6550.2%98.9%
28Costilla County, Colorado$3,525,1370.2%99.0%
29Conejos County, Colorado$2,545,6600.1%99.2%
30Crowley County, Colorado$2,538,5030.1%99.3%
31Pueblo County, Colorado$2,251,9240.1%99.4%
32Mesa County, Colorado$1,735,7600.1%99.5%
33Rio Blanco County, Colorado$1,721,6440.1%99.6%
34Boulder County, Colorado$1,684,6550.1%99.7%
35Denver County, Colorado$1,268,7100.1%99.7%
36La Plata County, Colorado$1,238,6160.1%99.8%
37Montrose County, Colorado$820,5480.0%99.8%
38Douglas County, Colorado$814,6360.0%99.9%
39El Paso County, Colorado$794,6430.0%99.9%
40Garfield County, Colorado$655,2890.0%99.9%
41San Miguel County, Colorado$400,7810.0%100.0%
42Delta County, Colorado$376,3910.0%100.0%
43Archuleta County, Colorado$176,5070.0%100.0%
44Huerfano County, Colorado$133,2350.0%100.0%
45$91,2980.0%100.0%
46Fremont County, Colorado$59,7400.0%100.0%
47Jefferson County, Colorado$48,7390.0%100.0%
48Grand County, Colorado$11,9980.0%100.0%
49Ouray County, Colorado$7,5670.0%100.0%
50Custer County, Colorado$5,2780.0%100.0%
51Pitkin County, Colorado$1,3140.0%100.0%
52Eagle County, Colorado$960.0%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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