USDA subsidies in New Mexico totaled $2.1 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in New Mexico by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$476,190,38222.4%22.4%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$336,502,04315.8%38.2%
3Quay County, New Mexico$210,736,0299.9%48.1%
4Lea County, New Mexico$162,051,3327.6%55.7%
5Chaves County, New Mexico$125,328,3895.9%61.6%
6Union County, New Mexico$107,167,0565.0%66.6%
7Dona Ana County, New Mexico$74,547,6353.5%70.1%
8New Mexico NRCS$69,658,0493.3%73.4%
9Eddy County, New Mexico$62,293,2782.9%76.3%
10Luna County, New Mexico$53,536,1422.5%78.8%
11Torrance County, New Mexico$52,329,4352.5%81.3%
12San Juan County, New Mexico$47,924,0222.3%83.5%
13Hidalgo County, New Mexico$32,366,5911.5%85.1%
14DeBaca County, New Mexico$32,342,6711.5%86.6%
15Harding County, New Mexico$31,749,2541.5%88.1%
16Lincoln County, New Mexico$26,881,7571.3%89.3%
17Guadalupe County, New Mexico$23,798,2711.1%90.4%
18Otero County, New Mexico$19,321,9710.9%91.4%
19Socorro County, New Mexico$19,079,7330.9%92.2%
20Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$18,679,2170.9%93.1%
21Colfax County, New Mexico$18,529,6110.9%94.0%
22Grant County, New Mexico$17,336,7210.8%94.8%
23Sierra County, New Mexico$16,161,9870.8%95.6%
24San Miguel County, New Mexico$14,109,5340.7%96.2%
25Catron County, New Mexico$13,089,7180.6%96.8%
26McKinley County, New Mexico$11,840,7120.6%97.4%
27Cibola County, New Mexico$9,106,3380.4%97.8%
28Sandoval County, New Mexico$8,877,6920.4%98.2%
29Mora County, New Mexico$8,053,4400.4%98.6%
30Santa Fe County, New Mexico$6,600,8750.3%98.9%
31Valencia County, New Mexico$6,568,5450.3%99.2%
32Taos County, New Mexico$4,745,0710.2%99.5%
33Bernalillo County, New Mexico$2,644,4120.1%99.6%

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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