Misc. Disaster Payments in Mississippi totaled $323 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Misc. Disaster Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Disaster Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Coahoma County, Mississippi$23,594,4567.3%7.3%
2Bolivar County, Mississippi$23,587,9257.3%14.6%
3Chickasaw County, Mississippi$23,227,0317.2%21.8%
4Quitman County, Mississippi$17,224,2555.3%27.1%
5Calhoun County, Mississippi$16,536,5645.1%32.2%
6Yazoo County, Mississippi$15,552,3164.8%37.0%
7Sunflower County, Mississippi$15,394,8384.8%41.8%
8Washington County, Mississippi$14,577,5194.5%46.3%
9Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$14,232,3814.4%50.7%
10Tunica County, Mississippi$11,606,4463.6%54.3%
11Leflore County, Mississippi$9,891,9963.1%57.3%
12Humphreys County, Mississippi$9,798,8303.0%60.4%
13Monroe County, Mississippi$8,163,7222.5%62.9%
14Panola County, Mississippi$6,533,2222.0%64.9%
15Lee County, Mississippi$6,319,4422.0%66.9%
16Sharkey County, Mississippi$6,206,3181.9%68.8%
17Holmes County, Mississippi$5,922,1821.8%70.6%
18Noxubee County, Mississippi$4,850,1201.5%72.1%
19Pontotoc County, Mississippi$4,434,3721.4%73.5%
20George County, Mississippi$4,391,7661.4%74.9%
21Warren County, Mississippi$3,707,1431.1%76.0%
22Issaquena County, Mississippi$3,636,0341.1%77.1%
23Clay County, Mississippi$3,569,7461.1%78.2%
24Webster County, Mississippi$3,569,0831.1%79.3%
25Lowndes County, Mississippi$3,567,1341.1%80.4%
26Marshall County, Mississippi$3,301,3291.0%81.5%
27Prentiss County, Mississippi$2,919,2630.9%82.4%
28Madison County, Mississippi$2,808,3680.9%83.2%
29DeSoto County, Mississippi$2,677,4260.8%84.1%
30Yalobusha County, Mississippi$2,265,3780.7%84.8%
31Carroll County, Mississippi$2,261,5000.7%85.5%
32Walthall County, Mississippi$2,240,2970.7%86.2%
33Adams County, Mississippi$2,179,1890.7%86.8%
34Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$2,103,4400.7%87.5%
35Grenada County, Mississippi$2,022,6750.6%88.1%
36Alcorn County, Mississippi$1,975,0480.6%88.7%
37Union County, Mississippi$1,809,6720.6%89.3%
38Tate County, Mississippi$1,669,2640.5%89.8%
39Lafayette County, Mississippi$1,648,1940.5%90.3%
40Itawamba County, Mississippi$1,589,6670.5%90.8%
41Jefferson County, Mississippi$1,528,0070.5%91.3%
42Hinds County, Mississippi$1,452,9430.4%91.7%
43Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$1,285,3530.4%92.1%
44Benton County, Mississippi$1,269,9510.4%92.5%
45Montgomery County, Mississippi$1,245,1400.4%92.9%
46Tippah County, Mississippi$1,228,7060.4%93.3%
47Lawrence County, Mississippi$1,189,0350.4%93.6%
48Winston County, Mississippi$1,187,9960.4%94.0%
49Amite County, Mississippi$1,100,1800.3%94.3%
50Pike County, Mississippi$1,097,7490.3%94.7%
51Kemper County, Mississippi$973,6520.3%95.0%
52Jackson County, Mississippi$937,5420.3%95.3%
53Neshoba County, Mississippi$922,1620.3%95.6%
54Attala County, Mississippi$886,3820.3%95.8%
55Covington County, Mississippi$873,3390.3%96.1%
56Tishomingo County, Mississippi$870,9630.3%96.4%
57Rankin County, Mississippi$832,5090.3%96.6%
58Claiborne County, Mississippi$777,1490.2%96.9%
59Newton County, Mississippi$762,3480.2%97.1%
60Marion County, Mississippi$756,1210.2%97.3%
61Perry County, Mississippi$739,2190.2%97.6%
62Wayne County, Mississippi$713,2660.2%97.8%
63Wilkinson County, Mississippi$655,9890.2%98.0%
64Choctaw County, Mississippi$593,8290.2%98.2%
65Simpson County, Mississippi$522,7970.2%98.3%
66Lamar County, Mississippi$513,8370.2%98.5%
67Pearl River County, Mississippi$503,2170.2%98.6%
68Leake County, Mississippi$495,9670.2%98.8%
69Smith County, Mississippi$489,8130.2%99.0%
70Forrest County, Mississippi$481,2630.1%99.1%
71Lincoln County, Mississippi$416,2340.1%99.2%
72Copiah County, Mississippi$401,1590.1%99.4%
73Clarke County, Mississippi$345,5120.1%99.5%
74Scott County, Mississippi$315,1120.1%99.6%
75Greene County, Mississippi$311,0690.1%99.7%
76Jones County, Mississippi$305,8530.1%99.8%
77Stone County, Mississippi$240,9370.1%99.8%
78Franklin County, Mississippi$127,4130.0%99.9%
79Jasper County, Mississippi$124,7130.0%99.9%
80Lauderdale County, Mississippi$124,2890.0%99.9%
81Hancock County, Mississippi$110,2320.0%100.0%
82Harrison County, Mississippi$76,0930.0%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.

 

Farm Subsidies Education

AgMag