Cotton Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $5.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Staplcotn$1,684,423,97833.8%33.8%
2Coahoma County, Mississippi$300,506,4816.0%39.9%
3Washington County, Mississippi$278,836,3425.6%45.5%
4Yazoo County, Mississippi$270,821,7955.4%50.9%
5Leflore County, Mississippi$253,739,2885.1%56.0%
6Sunflower County, Mississippi$210,398,7414.2%60.2%
7Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$182,838,7193.7%63.9%
8Bolivar County, Mississippi$171,430,1153.4%67.3%
9Humphreys County, Mississippi$164,135,3813.3%70.6%
10Holmes County, Mississippi$148,883,4383.0%73.6%
11Sharkey County, Mississippi$130,540,6152.6%76.2%
12Tunica County, Mississippi$113,750,8362.3%78.5%
13Panola County, Mississippi$110,528,1892.2%80.7%
14Quitman County, Mississippi$94,521,0471.9%82.6%
15Madison County, Mississippi$76,589,0481.5%84.2%
16Issaquena County, Mississippi$73,429,5231.5%85.6%
17Calhoun County, Mississippi$53,940,1141.1%86.7%
18Warren County, Mississippi$48,388,6791.0%87.7%
19Carroll County, Mississippi$44,092,9910.9%88.6%
20Monroe County, Mississippi$36,763,0910.7%89.3%
21Webster County, Mississippi$32,575,1790.7%90.0%
22Tate County, Mississippi$30,553,5850.6%90.6%
23Hinds County, Mississippi$29,728,2590.6%91.2%
24Montgomery County, Mississippi$29,711,4110.6%91.8%
25Grenada County, Mississippi$28,985,9840.6%92.4%
26DeSoto County, Mississippi$28,636,4040.6%92.9%
27Marshall County, Mississippi$28,634,6460.6%93.5%
28Noxubee County, Mississippi$26,183,4510.5%94.0%
29Chickasaw County, Mississippi$22,822,2170.5%94.5%
30Yalobusha County, Mississippi$21,810,6010.4%94.9%
31Pontotoc County, Mississippi$19,933,3650.4%95.3%
32Attala County, Mississippi$18,046,4280.4%95.7%
33Lee County, Mississippi$16,789,0300.3%96.0%
34Rankin County, Mississippi$16,240,2080.3%96.4%
35Lowndes County, Mississippi$15,211,6810.3%96.7%
36Adams County, Mississippi$15,042,8110.3%97.0%
37Lafayette County, Mississippi$15,003,8450.3%97.3%
38Union County, Mississippi$14,070,2410.3%97.6%
39Benton County, Mississippi$13,373,8480.3%97.8%
40Jefferson County, Mississippi$11,429,6860.2%98.1%
41Prentiss County, Mississippi$10,681,9480.2%98.3%
42George County, Mississippi$9,415,6220.2%98.5%
43Claiborne County, Mississippi$8,980,9470.2%98.6%
44Tippah County, Mississippi$7,765,8860.2%98.8%
45Itawamba County, Mississippi$7,171,0510.1%98.9%
46Clay County, Mississippi$5,909,1170.1%99.1%
47Scott County, Mississippi$5,904,7390.1%99.2%
48Leake County, Mississippi$5,831,6550.1%99.3%
49Alcorn County, Mississippi$5,646,9660.1%99.4%
50Tishomingo County, Mississippi$3,803,5960.1%99.5%
51Jackson County, Mississippi$3,642,3860.1%99.6%
52Copiah County, Mississippi$2,896,4110.1%99.6%
53Winston County, Mississippi$2,749,1940.1%99.7%
54Choctaw County, Mississippi$2,198,7110.0%99.7%
55Forrest County, Mississippi$2,110,7540.0%99.8%
56Wilkinson County, Mississippi$1,690,3400.0%99.8%
57Lawrence County, Mississippi$1,671,6960.0%99.8%
58Covington County, Mississippi$1,354,2040.0%99.9%
59Perry County, Mississippi$1,348,9880.0%99.9%
60Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$1,294,9220.0%99.9%
61Newton County, Mississippi$1,059,2820.0%99.9%
62Greene County, Mississippi$708,1110.0%99.9%
63Franklin County, Mississippi$700,0870.0%100.0%
64Smith County, Mississippi$484,2520.0%100.0%
65Pearl River County, Mississippi$401,2800.0%100.0%
66Simpson County, Mississippi$312,6750.0%100.0%
67Pike County, Mississippi$309,6720.0%100.0%
68Lauderdale County, Mississippi$141,7890.0%100.0%
69Stone County, Mississippi$127,6060.0%100.0%
70Jones County, Mississippi$114,1450.0%100.0%
71Clarke County, Mississippi$79,8770.0%100.0%
72Kemper County, Mississippi$71,1160.0%100.0%
73Hancock County, Mississippi$24,8780.0%100.0%
74Neshoba County, Mississippi$24,0500.0%100.0%
75Jasper County, Mississippi$19,8940.0%100.0%
76Harrison County, Mississippi$17,2280.0%100.0%
77Amite County, Mississippi$11,9660.0%100.0%
78Lincoln County, Mississippi$1,0010.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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