USDA subsidies in Maine totaled $335 million from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Maine by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
Pct of
1Aroostook County, Maine$164,685,22449.1%49.1%
2Penobscot County, Maine$26,821,1728.0%57.1%
3Maine NRCS$26,437,5727.9%65.0%
4Somerset County, Maine$19,952,4705.9%70.9%
5Kennebec County, Maine$17,860,9255.3%76.3%
6Waldo County, Maine$11,459,5073.4%79.7%
7Androscoggin County, Maine$11,360,5303.4%83.1%
8Washington County, Maine$11,358,3203.4%86.4%
9Oxford County, Maine$9,668,1712.9%89.3%
10Cumberland County, Maine$6,868,8482.0%91.4%
11York County, Maine$5,834,0411.7%93.1%
12Franklin County, Maine$5,539,4371.7%94.8%
13Piscataquis County, Maine$5,416,9581.6%96.4%
14Hancock County, Maine$4,238,3061.3%97.7%
15Knox County, Maine$3,119,2030.9%98.6%
16Lincoln County, Maine$3,078,2260.9%99.5%
17Sagadahoc County, Maine$1,604,8290.5%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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