USDA subsidies in Massachusetts totaled $190 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Plymouth County, Massachusetts$30,040,70315.8%15.8%
2Franklin County, Massachusetts$26,024,18113.7%29.5%
3Worcester County, Massachusetts$23,788,27312.5%42.0%
4Hampshire County, Massachusetts$20,980,87211.0%53.1%
5Hampden County, Massachusetts$19,573,82910.3%63.4%
6Bristol County, Massachusetts$14,962,3477.9%71.2%
7Middlesex County, Massachusetts$12,687,1456.7%77.9%
8Massachusetts NRCS$12,301,6786.5%84.4%
9Berkshire County, Massachusetts$11,309,4456.0%90.3%
10Essex County, Massachusetts$8,329,5574.4%94.7%
11Barnstable County, Massachusetts$8,174,6204.3%99.0%
12Norfolk County, Massachusetts$923,1320.5%99.5%
13Dukes County, Massachusetts$155,0350.1%99.6%
14Suffolk County, Massachusetts$28,9410.0%99.6%
15Nantucket County, Massachusetts$3,9150.0%99.6%

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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