Corn Subsidies in Kentucky totaled $1.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Kentucky Receiving corn subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Corn Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Union County, Kentucky$120,193,4606.6%6.6%
2Henderson County, Kentucky$105,586,5845.8%12.4%
3Christian County, Kentucky$103,406,6545.7%18.1%
4Daviess County, Kentucky$96,107,2515.3%23.3%
5Logan County, Kentucky$80,545,4154.4%27.8%
6Graves County, Kentucky$79,802,2054.4%32.2%
7McLean County, Kentucky$61,268,5533.4%35.5%
8Webster County, Kentucky$60,429,0543.3%38.8%
9Todd County, Kentucky$59,666,5623.3%42.1%
10Hickman County, Kentucky$54,255,5573.0%45.1%
11Calloway County, Kentucky$49,215,7172.7%47.8%
12Simpson County, Kentucky$48,066,4632.6%50.4%
13Warren County, Kentucky$40,822,3992.2%52.7%
14Ohio County, Kentucky$39,822,9792.2%54.9%
15Hardin County, Kentucky$38,736,5442.1%57.0%
16Hopkins County, Kentucky$36,421,7102.0%59.0%
17Caldwell County, Kentucky$34,482,1761.9%60.9%
18Breckinridge County, Kentucky$34,399,0171.9%62.8%
19Fulton County, Kentucky$33,980,9151.9%64.6%
20Ballard County, Kentucky$33,515,4411.8%66.5%
21Carlisle County, Kentucky$30,202,6161.7%68.1%
22Trigg County, Kentucky$28,041,8731.5%69.7%
23Larue County, Kentucky$24,571,7781.3%71.0%
24Butler County, Kentucky$23,513,6081.3%72.3%
25Barren County, Kentucky$23,325,6771.3%73.6%
26Grayson County, Kentucky$21,578,4621.2%74.8%
27Crittenden County, Kentucky$20,381,3911.1%75.9%
28Shelby County, Kentucky$19,864,2451.1%77.0%
29Muhlenberg County, Kentucky$18,904,9001.0%78.0%
30Nelson County, Kentucky$18,821,0531.0%79.1%
31Meade County, Kentucky$18,346,2961.0%80.1%
32Marion County, Kentucky$18,281,2761.0%81.1%
33McCracken County, Kentucky$18,090,3101.0%82.1%
34Livingston County, Kentucky$17,867,7661.0%83.0%
35Taylor County, Kentucky$16,324,9670.9%83.9%
36Marshall County, Kentucky$14,109,3790.8%84.7%
37Fleming County, Kentucky$11,753,6330.6%85.4%
38Pulaski County, Kentucky$11,599,3990.6%86.0%
39Lincoln County, Kentucky$11,140,6410.6%86.6%
40Adair County, Kentucky$10,997,9370.6%87.2%
41Hancock County, Kentucky$10,548,8560.6%87.8%
42Mason County, Kentucky$10,379,6980.6%88.4%
43Hart County, Kentucky$9,948,7180.5%88.9%
44Casey County, Kentucky$9,384,0580.5%89.4%
45Allen County, Kentucky$9,050,3560.5%89.9%
46Bourbon County, Kentucky$8,940,6950.5%90.4%
47Lyon County, Kentucky$8,590,0620.5%90.9%
48Green County, Kentucky$8,445,0400.5%91.3%
49Monroe County, Kentucky$7,844,5540.4%91.8%
50Wayne County, Kentucky$7,831,4880.4%92.2%
51Washington County, Kentucky$7,522,7980.4%92.6%
52Henry County, Kentucky$7,063,3270.4%93.0%
53Spencer County, Kentucky$6,299,9330.3%93.3%
54Harrison County, Kentucky$5,986,5390.3%93.7%
55Mercer County, Kentucky$5,840,7720.3%94.0%
56Edmonson County, Kentucky$5,671,1350.3%94.3%
57Fayette County, Kentucky$5,644,2640.3%94.6%
58Clark County, Kentucky$5,626,7230.3%94.9%
59Oldham County, Kentucky$5,296,5840.3%95.2%
60Russell County, Kentucky$5,141,0760.3%95.5%
61Metcalfe County, Kentucky$4,584,4050.3%95.8%
62Madison County, Kentucky$4,301,8980.2%96.0%
63Boyle County, Kentucky$4,138,8200.2%96.2%
64Boone County, Kentucky$4,134,2860.2%96.4%
65Scott County, Kentucky$4,061,8770.2%96.7%
66Bath County, Kentucky$3,759,3120.2%96.9%
67Cumberland County, Kentucky$3,403,9400.2%97.1%
68Montgomery County, Kentucky$3,334,8960.2%97.2%
69Lewis County, Kentucky$3,263,4290.2%97.4%
70Woodford County, Kentucky$3,007,3440.2%97.6%
71Bullitt County, Kentucky$2,734,4320.2%97.7%
72Owen County, Kentucky$2,658,0580.1%97.9%
73Clinton County, Kentucky$2,354,8820.1%98.0%
74Garrard County, Kentucky$2,191,9230.1%98.1%
75Rockcastle County, Kentucky$2,184,9930.1%98.3%
76Jessamine County, Kentucky$2,096,4810.1%98.4%
77Carroll County, Kentucky$1,961,8520.1%98.5%
78Estill County, Kentucky$1,839,7970.1%98.6%
79Pendleton County, Kentucky$1,822,9250.1%98.7%
80Trimble County, Kentucky$1,761,1820.1%98.8%
81Laurel County, Kentucky$1,676,4310.1%98.9%
82Bracken County, Kentucky$1,675,3480.1%99.0%
83Rowan County, Kentucky$1,590,5530.1%99.0%
84Jefferson County, Kentucky$1,543,9510.1%99.1%
85Greenup County, Kentucky$1,501,2040.1%99.2%
86Franklin County, Kentucky$1,335,2600.1%99.3%
87Anderson County, Kentucky$1,320,6920.1%99.4%
88Nicholas County, Kentucky$1,289,1920.1%99.4%
89Gallatin County, Kentucky$1,194,6910.1%99.5%
90Grant County, Kentucky$952,2030.1%99.5%
91Powell County, Kentucky$935,2340.1%99.6%
92Carter County, Kentucky$869,4650.0%99.6%
93Whitley County, Kentucky$754,9490.0%99.7%
94Wolfe County, Kentucky$721,4920.0%99.7%
95Morgan County, Kentucky$691,4320.0%99.8%
96Jackson County, Kentucky$567,6330.0%99.8%
97Robertson County, Kentucky$435,1750.0%99.8%
98Clay County, Kentucky$389,2690.0%99.8%
99Magoffin County, Kentucky$387,2460.0%99.9%
100Lee County, Kentucky$366,9420.0%99.9%
101Kenton County, Kentucky$351,9210.0%99.9%
102Breathitt County, Kentucky$340,6330.0%99.9%
103Knox County, Kentucky$314,5120.0%99.9%
104Campbell County, Kentucky$276,0210.0%100.0%
105Lawrence County, Kentucky$202,9720.0%100.0%
106McCreary County, Kentucky$137,1430.0%100.0%
107Menifee County, Kentucky$127,4630.0%100.0%
108Owsley County, Kentucky$110,7570.0%100.0%
109Boyd County, Kentucky$92,9800.0%100.0%
110Elliott County, Kentucky$71,4910.0%100.0%
111Bell County, Kentucky$45,8210.0%100.0%
112Johnson County, Kentucky$44,0500.0%100.0%
113Pike County, Kentucky$8,8850.0%100.0%
114Floyd County, Kentucky$5,7400.0%100.0%
115Knott County, Kentucky$2,7940.0%100.0%
116Perry County, Kentucky$9480.0%100.0%
117Letcher County, Kentucky$9290.0%100.0%
118Martin County, Kentucky$8950.0%100.0%
119Leslie County, Kentucky$3080.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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