Subtotal, Disaster Payments in New Mexico totaled $622 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Subtotal, Disaster Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Disaster Payments
Pct of
1Chaves County, New Mexico$57,850,9289.3%9.3%
2Quay County, New Mexico$48,245,6947.8%17.1%
3Curry County, New Mexico$47,738,7917.7%24.7%
4Lea County, New Mexico$41,415,7946.7%31.4%
5Torrance County, New Mexico$38,797,2846.2%37.6%
6Roosevelt County, New Mexico$35,729,4375.7%43.4%
7Union County, New Mexico$33,055,5595.3%48.7%
8Eddy County, New Mexico$27,027,3074.3%53.0%
9DeBaca County, New Mexico$25,909,4894.2%57.2%
10Lincoln County, New Mexico$22,213,6243.6%60.8%
11Guadalupe County, New Mexico$19,887,8323.2%64.0%
12Grant County, New Mexico$17,381,5422.8%66.8%
13Harding County, New Mexico$17,215,7102.8%69.5%
14Socorro County, New Mexico$16,549,0442.7%72.2%
15Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$16,237,5262.6%74.8%
16Colfax County, New Mexico$15,849,3422.5%77.4%
17Luna County, New Mexico$15,655,4902.5%79.9%
18Sierra County, New Mexico$14,460,4272.3%82.2%
19Otero County, New Mexico$13,149,5692.1%84.3%
20Catron County, New Mexico$11,202,4241.8%86.1%
21San Miguel County, New Mexico$11,202,3831.8%87.9%
22San Juan County, New Mexico$10,703,6841.7%89.6%
23Hidalgo County, New Mexico$10,660,8241.7%91.4%
24Dona Ana County, New Mexico$9,661,9581.6%92.9%
25McKinley County, New Mexico$9,479,2321.5%94.4%
26Sandoval County, New Mexico$8,978,1401.4%95.9%
27Cibola County, New Mexico$8,497,1621.4%97.2%
28Mora County, New Mexico$7,772,7041.2%98.5%
29Taos County, New Mexico$3,639,7610.6%99.1%
30Valencia County, New Mexico$3,213,8860.5%99.6%
31Santa Fe County, New Mexico$1,693,6730.3%99.9%
32Bernalillo County, New Mexico$804,4770.1%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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