USDA subsidies in Maryland totaled $1.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Queen Anne's County, Maryland$179,727,98311.9%11.9%
2Kent County, Maryland$141,423,6019.3%21.2%
3Frederick County, Maryland$130,090,1448.6%29.8%
4Talbot County, Maryland$120,193,1647.9%37.7%
5Caroline County, Maryland$118,626,0297.8%45.6%
6Dorchester County, Maryland$113,013,6857.5%53.0%
7Carroll County, Maryland$99,657,3946.6%59.6%
8Worcester County, Maryland$96,351,1426.4%66.0%
9Wicomico County, Maryland$68,763,5474.5%70.5%
10Washington County, Maryland$61,899,8584.1%74.6%
11Cecil County, Maryland$57,164,8333.8%78.4%
12Maryland NRCS$48,478,7363.2%81.6%
13Somerset County, Maryland$48,477,7613.2%84.8%
14Harford County, Maryland$41,285,9332.7%87.5%
15Baltimore County, Maryland$40,931,6892.7%90.2%
16Montgomery County, Maryland$37,413,4882.5%92.7%
17Saint Mary's County, Maryland$30,679,0682.0%94.7%
18Charles County, Maryland$23,017,1021.5%96.2%
19Howard County, Maryland$13,269,7490.9%97.1%
20Garrett County, Maryland$11,758,6560.8%97.9%
21Calvert County, Maryland$7,998,5580.5%98.4%
22Anne Arundel County, Maryland$7,728,8930.5%98.9%
23Prince George's County, Maryland$7,629,3810.5%99.4%
24Allegany County, Maryland$4,545,8000.3%99.7%

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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