Deficiency Payments in Mississippi totaled $67.0 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Deficiency Payments
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Bolivar County, Mississippi$19,629,03829.3%29.3%
2Sunflower County, Mississippi$11,009,57016.4%45.7%
3Washington County, Mississippi$8,491,56312.7%58.4%
4Leflore County, Mississippi$5,102,0727.6%66.0%
5Coahoma County, Mississippi$4,850,6477.2%73.2%
6Tunica County, Mississippi$4,797,6457.2%80.4%
7Quitman County, Mississippi$4,421,9356.6%87.0%
8Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$2,874,6924.3%91.3%
9Sharkey County, Mississippi$2,439,8103.6%94.9%
10Humphreys County, Mississippi$1,662,4842.5%97.4%
11Issaquena County, Mississippi$656,5441.0%98.4%
12DeSoto County, Mississippi$450,1570.7%99.0%
13Grenada County, Mississippi$371,1780.6%99.6%
14Panola County, Mississippi$218,2510.3%99.9%
15Tate County, Mississippi$212,0810.3%100.2%
16Alcorn County, Mississippi$120,9180.2%100.4%
17Noxubee County, Mississippi$87,5630.1%100.5%
18Prentiss County, Mississippi$61,6020.1%100.6%
19Lee County, Mississippi$61,4480.1%100.7%
20Pontotoc County, Mississippi$55,0910.1%100.8%
21Union County, Mississippi$53,9850.1%100.9%
22Tishomingo County, Mississippi$51,3940.1%101.0%
23Jefferson County, Mississippi$50,6330.1%101.0%
24Tippah County, Mississippi$43,3000.1%101.1%
25Lowndes County, Mississippi$42,0380.1%101.2%
26Monroe County, Mississippi$34,4310.1%101.2%
27Clay County, Mississippi$32,9560.0%101.3%
28Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$30,1180.0%101.3%
29Marshall County, Mississippi$28,0150.0%101.4%
30Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$26,4180.0%101.4%
31Itawamba County, Mississippi$22,2730.0%101.4%
32Lawrence County, Mississippi$21,8190.0%101.5%
33Winston County, Mississippi$21,3940.0%101.5%
34Kemper County, Mississippi$21,3880.0%101.5%
35Franklin County, Mississippi$19,7310.0%101.6%
36Claiborne County, Mississippi$16,7280.0%101.6%
37Pearl River County, Mississippi$16,4160.0%101.6%
38Hancock County, Mississippi$15,7280.0%101.6%
39Newton County, Mississippi$15,6520.0%101.6%
40Jasper County, Mississippi$15,5610.0%101.7%
41Forrest County, Mississippi$12,9140.0%101.7%
42Simpson County, Mississippi$9,4270.0%101.7%
43Lincoln County, Mississippi$9,2040.0%101.7%
44Choctaw County, Mississippi$8,5860.0%101.7%
45Copiah County, Mississippi$7,6020.0%101.7%
46Marion County, Mississippi$7,1440.0%101.8%
47Clarke County, Mississippi$6,9790.0%101.8%
48Walthall County, Mississippi$6,6010.0%101.8%
49Amite County, Mississippi$6,5270.0%101.8%
50Pike County, Mississippi$6,4970.0%101.8%
51Covington County, Mississippi$6,3710.0%101.8%
52Neshoba County, Mississippi$6,1320.0%101.8%
53Jones County, Mississippi$5,0520.0%101.8%
54George County, Mississippi$4,9570.0%101.8%
55Greene County, Mississippi$4,8360.0%101.8%
56Carroll County, Mississippi$3,7910.0%101.8%
57Perry County, Mississippi$3,3640.0%101.8%
58Smith County, Mississippi$3,3140.0%101.8%
59Jackson County, Mississippi$3,1930.0%101.9%
60Leake County, Mississippi$2,4670.0%101.9%
61Wayne County, Mississippi$1,4590.0%101.9%
62Stone County, Mississippi$1,0070.0%101.9%
63Harrison County, Mississippi$8860.0%101.9%
64Lamar County, Mississippi$5570.0%101.9%
65Lauderdale County, Mississippi$4980.0%101.9%
66Rankin County, Mississippi$-1,499-0.0%101.9%
67Wilkinson County, Mississippi$-2,961-0.0%101.9%
68Holmes County, Mississippi$-7,665-0.0%101.8%
69Scott County, Mississippi$-8,233-0.0%101.8%
70Benton County, Mississippi$-13,650-0.0%101.8%
71Lafayette County, Mississippi$-15,056-0.0%101.8%
72Chickasaw County, Mississippi$-19,556-0.0%101.8%
73Yalobusha County, Mississippi$-22,983-0.0%101.7%
74Adams County, Mississippi$-23,064-0.0%101.7%
75Calhoun County, Mississippi$-23,575-0.0%101.7%
76Montgomery County, Mississippi$-56,972-0.1%101.6%
77Hinds County, Mississippi$-79,175-0.1%101.5%
78Attala County, Mississippi$-82,803-0.1%101.3%
79Webster County, Mississippi$-103,860-0.2%101.2%
80Warren County, Mississippi$-219,054-0.3%100.9%
81Madison County, Mississippi$-236,969-0.4%100.5%
82Yazoo County, Mississippi$-332,945-0.5%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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