Total Direct Payments in Maine totaled $9.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving Total Direct Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Direct Payments
Pct of
1Aroostook County, Maine$2,205,80123.6%23.6%
2Penobscot County, Maine$1,850,22519.8%43.5%
3Somerset County, Maine$1,619,39417.4%60.8%
4Kennebec County, Maine$876,8739.4%70.2%
5Androscoggin County, Maine$600,5626.4%76.6%
6Waldo County, Maine$597,3116.4%83.0%
7Oxford County, Maine$487,7995.2%88.3%
8Piscataquis County, Maine$357,1223.8%92.1%
9Franklin County, Maine$306,8483.3%95.4%
10York County, Maine$183,7292.0%97.3%
11Cumberland County, Maine$148,1591.6%98.9%
12Lincoln County, Maine$53,4070.6%99.5%
13Sagadahoc County, Maine$20,8550.2%99.7%
14Knox County, Maine$20,5890.2%100.0%
15Hancock County, Maine$3,0020.0%100.0%
16Washington County, Maine$1,4890.0%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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