Commodity subsidies in New Jersey totaled $130 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Jersey Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
1Salem County, New Jersey$28,840,57722.2%22.2%
2Warren County, New Jersey$23,228,47817.9%40.1%
3Burlington County, New Jersey$18,429,39314.2%54.3%
4Hunterdon County, New Jersey$12,244,7919.4%63.7%
5Gloucester County, New Jersey$8,316,3866.4%70.2%
6Cumberland County, New Jersey$7,956,5236.1%76.3%
7Sussex County, New Jersey$6,392,0214.9%81.2%
8Mercer County, New Jersey$6,251,5134.8%86.0%
9Monmouth County, New Jersey$5,993,2674.6%90.6%
10Middlesex County, New Jersey$5,290,9614.1%94.7%
11Somerset County, New Jersey$4,490,5293.5%98.2%
12Morris County, New Jersey$1,255,0891.0%99.1%
13Ocean County, New Jersey$598,6950.5%99.6%
14Atlantic County, New Jersey$228,5920.2%99.8%
15Camden County, New Jersey$171,6310.1%99.9%
16Cape May County, New Jersey$115,9850.1%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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