Deficiency Payments in New Jersey totaled $1.6 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in New Jersey Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Deficiency Payments
Pct of
1Warren County, New Jersey$365,57323.1%23.1%
2Hunterdon County, New Jersey$286,20118.1%41.1%
3Salem County, New Jersey$172,93210.9%52.1%
4Burlington County, New Jersey$151,8979.6%61.6%
5Mercer County, New Jersey$145,9109.2%70.9%
6Somerset County, New Jersey$111,7487.1%77.9%
7Monmouth County, New Jersey$100,6786.4%84.3%
8Middlesex County, New Jersey$87,8695.5%89.8%
9Sussex County, New Jersey$64,7644.1%93.9%
10Gloucester County, New Jersey$52,5593.3%97.2%
11Morris County, New Jersey$21,7541.4%98.6%
12Cumberland County, New Jersey$15,9831.0%99.6%
13Ocean County, New Jersey$6,2690.4%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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