USDA subsidies in New Mexico totaled $2.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in New Mexico by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$515,465,21522.0%22.0%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$357,781,76015.3%37.2%
3Quay County, New Mexico$223,523,2489.5%46.8%
4Lea County, New Mexico$177,231,8487.6%54.3%
5Chaves County, New Mexico$148,462,8646.3%60.6%
6Union County, New Mexico$115,028,9564.9%65.5%
7Dona Ana County, New Mexico$90,740,9013.9%69.4%
8New Mexico NRCS$69,658,0493.0%72.4%
9Eddy County, New Mexico$68,304,5112.9%75.3%
10Torrance County, New Mexico$60,162,0972.6%77.9%
11Luna County, New Mexico$59,546,4542.5%80.4%
12San Juan County, New Mexico$53,012,4282.3%82.7%
13DeBaca County, New Mexico$37,126,2001.6%84.2%
14Hidalgo County, New Mexico$35,705,3761.5%85.8%
15Harding County, New Mexico$34,388,0181.5%87.2%
16Lincoln County, New Mexico$29,656,0941.3%88.5%
17Guadalupe County, New Mexico$26,367,4561.1%89.6%
18Socorro County, New Mexico$25,551,2231.1%90.7%
19Otero County, New Mexico$22,730,3831.0%91.7%
20Colfax County, New Mexico$21,745,1780.9%92.6%
21Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$21,069,3690.9%93.5%
22Grant County, New Mexico$20,407,6810.9%94.4%
23Sierra County, New Mexico$18,850,8980.8%95.2%
24Catron County, New Mexico$17,637,7160.8%95.9%
25San Miguel County, New Mexico$16,645,4200.7%96.6%
26McKinley County, New Mexico$15,153,0640.6%97.3%
27Cibola County, New Mexico$12,488,8200.5%97.8%
28Sandoval County, New Mexico$10,342,9140.4%98.3%
29Mora County, New Mexico$9,168,3620.4%98.7%
30Valencia County, New Mexico$8,080,9220.3%99.0%
31Santa Fe County, New Mexico$6,760,1030.3%99.3%
32Taos County, New Mexico$5,143,7560.2%99.5%
33Bernalillo County, New Mexico$2,876,1550.1%99.6%

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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