Loan Deficiency Payments in Maine totaled $12.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Maine Receiving Loan Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Loan Deficiency Payments
Pct of
1Aroostook County, Maine$3,953,69932.2%32.2%
2Penobscot County, Maine$2,348,02919.1%51.2%
3Somerset County, Maine$1,993,73716.2%67.5%
4Kennebec County, Maine$1,088,5268.9%76.3%
5Waldo County, Maine$749,6646.1%82.4%
6Androscoggin County, Maine$636,0735.2%87.6%
7Piscataquis County, Maine$472,6463.8%91.4%
8Oxford County, Maine$415,5173.4%94.8%
9Franklin County, Maine$204,6571.7%96.5%
10York County, Maine$184,7871.5%98.0%
11Cumberland County, Maine$141,4851.2%99.1%
12Lincoln County, Maine$52,5440.4%99.6%
13Sagadahoc County, Maine$32,7100.3%99.8%
14Knox County, Maine$18,8680.2%100.0%
15Washington County, Maine$1,7360.0%100.0%
16Hancock County, Maine$1,5610.0%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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