USDA subsidies in Minnesota totaled $24.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Polk County, Minnesota$971,873,2393.9%3.9%
2Marshall County, Minnesota$855,109,1873.5%7.4%
3Renville County, Minnesota$694,321,8852.8%10.2%
4Redwood County, Minnesota$581,771,0782.4%12.6%
5Stearns County, Minnesota$572,726,0242.3%14.9%
6Martin County, Minnesota$553,047,7172.2%17.1%
7Otter Tail County, Minnesota$514,801,4132.1%19.2%
8Faribault County, Minnesota$513,580,6032.1%21.3%
9Mower County, Minnesota$512,991,8372.1%23.3%
10Clay County, Minnesota$510,370,2632.1%25.4%
11Norman County, Minnesota$508,249,7112.1%27.5%
12Kittson County, Minnesota$502,780,9882.0%29.5%
13Nobles County, Minnesota$498,040,3412.0%31.5%
14Freeborn County, Minnesota$495,527,5622.0%33.5%
15Blue Earth County, Minnesota$494,463,5572.0%35.5%
16Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota$491,995,2492.0%37.5%
17Swift County, Minnesota$475,172,3841.9%39.4%
18Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota$466,430,2831.9%41.3%
19Murray County, Minnesota$460,179,4071.9%43.2%
20Jackson County, Minnesota$459,277,4491.9%45.0%
21Roseau County, Minnesota$455,470,1791.8%46.9%
22Fillmore County, Minnesota$454,531,2741.8%48.7%
23Kandiyohi County, Minnesota$450,572,5461.8%50.5%
24Lyon County, Minnesota$446,333,0331.8%52.3%
25Cottonwood County, Minnesota$425,932,6761.7%54.1%
26Brown County, Minnesota$406,991,0791.6%55.7%
27Chippewa County, Minnesota$392,829,2921.6%57.3%
28Wilkin County, Minnesota$381,954,7981.5%58.8%
29Stevens County, Minnesota$380,531,9421.5%60.4%
30Traverse County, Minnesota$375,974,2571.5%61.9%
31Goodhue County, Minnesota$368,084,4011.5%63.4%
32Grant County, Minnesota$358,865,3281.5%64.8%
33Sibley County, Minnesota$357,277,2741.4%66.3%
34Lincoln County, Minnesota$341,094,1611.4%67.7%
35Rock County, Minnesota$319,133,3391.3%69.0%
36Watonwan County, Minnesota$318,018,5541.3%70.2%
37Olmsted County, Minnesota$316,905,1451.3%71.5%
38Meeker County, Minnesota$315,107,0071.3%72.8%
39Waseca County, Minnesota$311,521,2071.3%74.1%
40Pope County, Minnesota$309,889,3141.3%75.3%
41Steele County, Minnesota$297,368,1671.2%76.5%
42Dodge County, Minnesota$297,191,4301.2%77.7%
43Pennington County, Minnesota$283,733,0141.1%78.9%
44Le Sueur County, Minnesota$282,646,9421.1%80.0%
45Nicollet County, Minnesota$277,470,7801.1%81.1%
46McLeod County, Minnesota$265,740,9021.1%82.2%
47Becker County, Minnesota$261,835,5361.1%83.3%
48Pipestone County, Minnesota$254,055,7541.0%84.3%
49Big Stone County, Minnesota$250,111,7551.0%85.3%
50Rice County, Minnesota$248,761,6301.0%86.3%
51Morrison County, Minnesota$230,891,4590.9%87.2%
52Wabasha County, Minnesota$223,515,4760.9%88.2%
53Winona County, Minnesota$219,869,6580.9%89.0%
54Dakota County, Minnesota$218,923,4530.9%89.9%
55Wright County, Minnesota$211,178,1540.9%90.8%
56Todd County, Minnesota$197,129,9560.8%91.6%
57Douglas County, Minnesota$196,773,5400.8%92.4%
58Red Lake County, Minnesota$186,701,9580.8%93.1%
59Houston County, Minnesota$172,601,0440.7%93.8%
60Mahnomen County, Minnesota$172,412,5910.7%94.5%
61Carver County, Minnesota$153,593,1800.6%95.1%
62Benton County, Minnesota$146,381,0530.6%95.7%
63Minnesota NRCS$131,618,2060.5%96.3%
64Scott County, Minnesota$97,194,3430.4%96.7%
65Isanti County, Minnesota$73,222,1090.3%97.0%
66Chisago County, Minnesota$65,010,0210.3%97.2%
67Sherburne County, Minnesota$64,149,7090.3%97.5%
68Wadena County, Minnesota$58,430,2750.2%97.7%
69Mille Lacs County, Minnesota$55,624,6850.2%97.9%
70Washington County, Minnesota$53,604,4990.2%98.2%
71Beltrami County, Minnesota$53,354,1800.2%98.4%
72$50,248,2030.2%98.6%
73Pine County, Minnesota$49,072,7780.2%98.8%
74Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota$46,082,3090.2%99.0%
75Clearwater County, Minnesota$44,546,2550.2%99.1%
76Hennepin County, Minnesota$42,948,8900.2%99.3%
77Kanabec County, Minnesota$38,248,2590.2%99.5%
78Hubbard County, Minnesota$36,382,7820.1%99.6%
79Cass County, Minnesota$20,459,5360.1%99.7%
80Crow Wing County, Minnesota$19,232,5990.1%99.8%
81Anoka County, Minnesota$16,995,4110.1%99.9%
82Aitkin County, Minnesota$13,202,7840.1%99.9%
83Koochiching County, Minnesota$8,736,3580.0%99.9%
84Carlton County, Minnesota$5,100,4580.0%100.0%
85Itasca County, Minnesota$4,081,4320.0%100.0%
86Saint Louis County, Minnesota$3,869,4890.0%100.0%
87Ramsey County, Minnesota$202,2630.0%100.0%
88Cook County, Minnesota$150,2060.0%100.0%
89Lake County, Minnesota$52,4890.0%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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