Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $7.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Staplcotn$1,684,423,97822.5%22.5%
2Bolivar County, Mississippi$660,319,8088.8%31.3%
3Washington County, Mississippi$563,609,2057.5%38.9%
4Sunflower County, Mississippi$508,945,0626.8%45.7%
5Coahoma County, Mississippi$473,621,8356.3%52.0%
6Leflore County, Mississippi$428,228,4625.7%57.7%
7Yazoo County, Mississippi$304,589,4164.1%61.8%
8Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$298,108,7474.0%65.8%
9Tunica County, Mississippi$244,762,4563.3%69.0%
10Humphreys County, Mississippi$220,691,2722.9%72.0%
11Sharkey County, Mississippi$202,829,0092.7%74.7%
12Quitman County, Mississippi$198,027,4472.6%77.3%
13Holmes County, Mississippi$174,802,2472.3%79.7%
14Panola County, Mississippi$148,591,4002.0%81.6%
15Issaquena County, Mississippi$112,795,5001.5%83.2%
16Madison County, Mississippi$86,705,8671.2%84.3%
17Calhoun County, Mississippi$67,082,8160.9%85.2%
18Noxubee County, Mississippi$64,949,1070.9%86.1%
19Monroe County, Mississippi$60,546,4430.8%86.9%
20DeSoto County, Mississippi$57,380,4550.8%87.7%
21Warren County, Mississippi$55,703,0160.7%88.4%
22Tate County, Mississippi$52,196,2920.7%89.1%
23Carroll County, Mississippi$49,367,0630.7%89.8%
24Marshall County, Mississippi$46,776,6810.6%90.4%
25Lee County, Mississippi$40,957,7540.5%90.9%
26Hinds County, Mississippi$39,057,6280.5%91.4%
27Grenada County, Mississippi$38,789,1180.5%92.0%
28Chickasaw County, Mississippi$35,366,1970.5%92.4%
29Pontotoc County, Mississippi$35,341,7070.5%92.9%
30Webster County, Mississippi$34,047,5270.5%93.4%
31Montgomery County, Mississippi$30,631,8460.4%93.8%
32Lowndes County, Mississippi$30,351,7060.4%94.2%
33Union County, Mississippi$26,679,5230.4%94.5%
34Yalobusha County, Mississippi$24,811,3670.3%94.9%
35Prentiss County, Mississippi$22,973,8090.3%95.2%
36Attala County, Mississippi$21,472,3420.3%95.5%
37Adams County, Mississippi$21,143,0980.3%95.7%
38Rankin County, Mississippi$20,414,6140.3%96.0%
39Benton County, Mississippi$19,946,1770.3%96.3%
40Alcorn County, Mississippi$19,827,9020.3%96.5%
41Lafayette County, Mississippi$18,165,0690.2%96.8%
42George County, Mississippi$18,075,7380.2%97.0%
43Tippah County, Mississippi$17,727,1310.2%97.3%
44Jefferson County, Mississippi$15,079,5800.2%97.5%
45Claiborne County, Mississippi$14,791,3400.2%97.7%
46Clay County, Mississippi$14,202,5910.2%97.9%
47Itawamba County, Mississippi$12,485,7340.2%98.0%
48Forrest County, Mississippi$9,274,3680.1%98.1%
49Scott County, Mississippi$9,273,1510.1%98.3%
50Jackson County, Mississippi$9,086,0430.1%98.4%
51Walthall County, Mississippi$8,574,8270.1%98.5%
52Covington County, Mississippi$8,518,6030.1%98.6%
53Leake County, Mississippi$8,405,4560.1%98.7%
54Tishomingo County, Mississippi$8,301,8950.1%98.8%
55Copiah County, Mississippi$7,176,5480.1%98.9%
56Perry County, Mississippi$6,279,9720.1%99.0%
57Newton County, Mississippi$5,009,7180.1%99.1%
58Winston County, Mississippi$4,921,2720.1%99.2%
59Lincoln County, Mississippi$4,898,5110.1%99.2%
60Pike County, Mississippi$4,815,6210.1%99.3%
61Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$4,620,7240.1%99.3%
62Lawrence County, Mississippi$4,564,6990.1%99.4%
63Choctaw County, Mississippi$4,350,1440.1%99.5%
64Amite County, Mississippi$4,213,8570.1%99.5%
65Marion County, Mississippi$3,941,0040.1%99.6%
66Harrison County, Mississippi$3,419,3200.0%99.6%
67Simpson County, Mississippi$2,877,0770.0%99.7%
68Wilkinson County, Mississippi$2,863,1560.0%99.7%
69Jones County, Mississippi$2,628,4230.0%99.7%
70Franklin County, Mississippi$2,333,8630.0%99.8%
71Pearl River County, Mississippi$1,984,5180.0%99.8%
72Neshoba County, Mississippi$1,982,5620.0%99.8%
73Kemper County, Mississippi$1,707,8390.0%99.8%
74Smith County, Mississippi$1,647,5810.0%99.9%
75Clarke County, Mississippi$1,634,1580.0%99.9%
76Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$1,484,0890.0%99.9%
77Hancock County, Mississippi$1,463,1690.0%99.9%
78Jasper County, Mississippi$1,445,1240.0%99.9%
79Greene County, Mississippi$1,212,1860.0%100.0%
80Wayne County, Mississippi$942,7550.0%100.0%
81Stone County, Mississippi$870,3480.0%100.0%
82Lamar County, Mississippi$723,4020.0%100.0%
83Lauderdale County, Mississippi$595,1190.0%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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