Total Direct Payments in New Mexico totaled $176 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New Mexico Receiving Total Direct Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Direct Payments
Pct of
1Curry County, New Mexico$56,023,24731.8%31.8%
2Roosevelt County, New Mexico$35,174,57720.0%51.8%
3Quay County, New Mexico$14,978,7598.5%60.3%
4Lea County, New Mexico$13,460,6197.6%67.9%
5Union County, New Mexico$9,555,2855.4%73.4%
6Chaves County, New Mexico$8,325,5284.7%78.1%
7Luna County, New Mexico$8,102,5374.6%82.7%
8Dona Ana County, New Mexico$8,015,4634.6%87.3%
9Eddy County, New Mexico$6,280,2993.6%90.8%
10San Juan County, New Mexico$5,840,9023.3%94.1%
11Hidalgo County, New Mexico$5,296,0163.0%97.1%
12Torrance County, New Mexico$2,375,1941.3%98.5%
13DeBaca County, New Mexico$864,6800.5%99.0%
14Harding County, New Mexico$635,3850.4%99.3%
15Sierra County, New Mexico$365,2780.2%99.6%
16Santa Fe County, New Mexico$314,6740.2%99.7%
17Colfax County, New Mexico$276,3930.2%99.9%
18Otero County, New Mexico$73,8230.0%99.9%
19Rio Arriba County, New Mexico$50,5380.0%100.0%
20Taos County, New Mexico$34,7090.0%100.0%
21Guadalupe County, New Mexico$20,3380.0%100.0%
22San Miguel County, New Mexico$9,0190.0%100.0%
23Socorro County, New Mexico$3,0970.0%100.0%
24Cibola County, New Mexico$3390.0%100.0%
25Valencia County, New Mexico$2090.0%100.0%
26Mora County, New Mexico$1030.0%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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