Wheat Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $260 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Mississippi Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Bolivar County, Mississippi$32,020,10512.3%12.3%
2Coahoma County, Mississippi$23,596,0809.1%21.4%
3Sunflower County, Mississippi$20,382,0367.8%29.2%
4Washington County, Mississippi$20,344,4117.8%37.1%
5Tunica County, Mississippi$16,362,5836.3%43.4%
6Quitman County, Mississippi$11,174,2224.3%47.7%
7Panola County, Mississippi$9,629,7573.7%51.4%
8DeSoto County, Mississippi$9,581,8153.7%55.0%
9Tallahatchie County, Mississippi$9,025,8213.5%58.5%
10Humphreys County, Mississippi$7,903,4893.0%61.6%
11Leflore County, Mississippi$7,288,4442.8%64.4%
12Sharkey County, Mississippi$6,499,9912.5%66.9%
13Yazoo County, Mississippi$6,334,1572.4%69.3%
14Monroe County, Mississippi$6,093,8612.3%71.6%
15Issaquena County, Mississippi$5,143,9902.0%73.6%
16Noxubee County, Mississippi$4,864,4571.9%75.5%
17Lowndes County, Mississippi$4,672,3761.8%77.3%
18Tate County, Mississippi$4,359,1651.7%79.0%
19Lee County, Mississippi$4,316,3601.7%80.6%
20Marshall County, Mississippi$3,442,3871.3%82.0%
21Pontotoc County, Mississippi$2,973,0401.1%83.1%
22Clay County, Mississippi$2,938,5941.1%84.2%
23Holmes County, Mississippi$2,715,1131.0%85.3%
24Prentiss County, Mississippi$2,660,8541.0%86.3%
25Chickasaw County, Mississippi$2,372,1750.9%87.2%
26Calhoun County, Mississippi$2,162,7920.8%88.0%
27Warren County, Mississippi$1,935,5080.7%88.8%
28Hinds County, Mississippi$1,821,1630.7%89.5%
29Alcorn County, Mississippi$1,782,0950.7%90.2%
30Carroll County, Mississippi$1,581,4100.6%90.8%
31Adams County, Mississippi$1,365,7270.5%91.3%
32Madison County, Mississippi$1,314,3730.5%91.8%
33Tishomingo County, Mississippi$1,069,7860.4%92.2%
34Union County, Mississippi$1,050,4340.4%92.6%
35Claiborne County, Mississippi$999,1680.4%93.0%
36Grenada County, Mississippi$781,1340.3%93.3%
37Kemper County, Mississippi$769,7680.3%93.6%
38Itawamba County, Mississippi$763,1910.3%93.9%
39Benton County, Mississippi$672,0060.3%94.2%
40Yalobusha County, Mississippi$624,6080.2%94.4%
41Oktibbeha County, Mississippi$607,1080.2%94.6%
42Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi$583,5000.2%94.9%
43George County, Mississippi$571,4570.2%95.1%
44Rankin County, Mississippi$554,3090.2%95.3%
45Clarke County, Mississippi$544,8740.2%95.5%
46Tippah County, Mississippi$544,8270.2%95.7%
47Covington County, Mississippi$513,9340.2%95.9%
48Forrest County, Mississippi$507,5580.2%96.1%
49Lafayette County, Mississippi$488,0050.2%96.3%
50Leake County, Mississippi$474,7140.2%96.5%
51Lawrence County, Mississippi$469,0240.2%96.7%
52Jasper County, Mississippi$453,5280.2%96.8%
53Jones County, Mississippi$450,7020.2%97.0%
54Webster County, Mississippi$434,3780.2%97.2%
55Winston County, Mississippi$414,2660.2%97.3%
56Perry County, Mississippi$409,5390.2%97.5%
57Choctaw County, Mississippi$408,3550.2%97.6%
58Jefferson County, Mississippi$406,5200.2%97.8%
59Pearl River County, Mississippi$396,3710.2%98.0%
60Walthall County, Mississippi$395,1710.2%98.1%
61Attala County, Mississippi$369,4670.1%98.2%
62Pike County, Mississippi$368,9710.1%98.4%
63Amite County, Mississippi$368,0850.1%98.5%
64Neshoba County, Mississippi$348,8000.1%98.7%
65Wilkinson County, Mississippi$335,8010.1%98.8%
66Newton County, Mississippi$310,7710.1%98.9%
67Copiah County, Mississippi$292,7840.1%99.0%
68Simpson County, Mississippi$277,5690.1%99.1%
69Hancock County, Mississippi$246,3720.1%99.2%
70Marion County, Mississippi$246,1900.1%99.3%
71Lincoln County, Mississippi$244,9280.1%99.4%
72Franklin County, Mississippi$233,6180.1%99.5%
73Montgomery County, Mississippi$213,5390.1%99.6%
74Jackson County, Mississippi$181,1820.1%99.7%
75Wayne County, Mississippi$162,3680.1%99.7%
76Lamar County, Mississippi$148,4500.1%99.8%
77Stone County, Mississippi$143,7740.1%99.8%
78Smith County, Mississippi$139,6050.1%99.9%
79Scott County, Mississippi$138,1710.1%99.9%
80Lauderdale County, Mississippi$84,8840.0%100.0%
81Harrison County, Mississippi$40,7970.0%100.0%
82Greene County, Mississippi$24,9930.0%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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