Misc. Conservation Payments in North Carolina totaled $826,804 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving Misc. Conservation Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Misc. Conservation Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Cherokee County, North Carolina$148,84218.0%18.0%
2Clay County, North Carolina$91,56311.1%29.1%
3Caswell County, North Carolina$47,9085.8%34.9%
4Granville County, North Carolina$41,9075.1%39.9%
5Montgomery County, North Carolina$37,1914.5%44.4%
6Alamance County, North Carolina$30,9703.7%48.2%
7Martin County, North Carolina$27,9423.4%51.6%
8Vance County, North Carolina$26,6103.2%54.8%
9Graham County, North Carolina$23,8842.9%57.7%
10Davidson County, North Carolina$20,3422.5%60.1%
11Lincoln County, North Carolina$19,5842.4%62.5%
12Nash County, North Carolina$19,4542.4%64.9%
13Anson County, North Carolina$16,5242.0%66.9%
14Richmond County, North Carolina$14,2791.7%68.6%
15Moore County, North Carolina$13,2811.6%70.2%
16Sampson County, North Carolina$13,1661.6%71.8%
17Haywood County, North Carolina$12,3771.5%73.3%
18Johnston County, North Carolina$11,9331.4%74.7%
19Franklin County, North Carolina$11,8751.4%76.2%
20Cumberland County, North Carolina$11,0821.3%77.5%
21Cabarrus County, North Carolina$10,3731.3%78.7%
22Northampton County, North Carolina$9,4251.1%79.9%
23Cleveland County, North Carolina$9,4101.1%81.0%
24Randolph County, North Carolina$8,8071.1%82.1%
25Yadkin County, North Carolina$8,4701.0%83.1%
26Hertford County, North Carolina$8,0521.0%84.1%
27Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$7,5080.9%85.0%
28Robeson County, North Carolina$7,0840.9%85.9%
29Polk County, North Carolina$6,7700.8%86.7%
30Person County, North Carolina$6,7090.8%87.5%
31Burke County, North Carolina$6,4110.8%88.3%
32Wilson County, North Carolina$5,9700.7%89.0%
33Catawba County, North Carolina$5,8560.7%89.7%
34Rutherford County, North Carolina$5,4850.7%90.4%
35Warren County, North Carolina$5,3400.6%91.0%
36Rockingham County, North Carolina$5,2220.6%91.6%
37Rowan County, North Carolina$4,7930.6%92.2%
38Stanly County, North Carolina$4,6620.6%92.8%
39Wayne County, North Carolina$4,2230.5%93.3%
40Gaston County, North Carolina$4,1810.5%93.8%
41Craven County, North Carolina$3,8750.5%94.3%
42Hyde County, North Carolina$3,8500.5%94.7%
43Columbus County, North Carolina$3,7360.5%95.2%
44Lenoir County, North Carolina$3,3000.4%95.6%
45Chatham County, North Carolina$3,2090.4%96.0%
46Surry County, North Carolina$3,1680.4%96.3%
47Durham County, North Carolina$3,1660.4%96.7%
48Orange County, North Carolina$3,0130.4%97.1%
49Perquimans County, North Carolina$2,5200.3%97.4%
50Brunswick County, North Carolina$2,0650.2%97.6%
51Bertie County, North Carolina$1,9950.2%97.9%
52Lee County, North Carolina$1,9250.2%98.1%
53Pamlico County, North Carolina$1,9120.2%98.4%
54Duplin County, North Carolina$1,8800.2%98.6%
55Buncombe County, North Carolina$1,6730.2%98.8%
56Wilkes County, North Carolina$1,3300.2%98.9%
57Washington County, North Carolina$1,2990.2%99.1%
58Halifax County, North Carolina$1,2190.1%99.2%
59Greene County, North Carolina$1,2150.1%99.4%
60Wake County, North Carolina$1,0380.1%99.5%
61Alleghany County, North Carolina$9600.1%99.6%
62Chowan County, North Carolina$8700.1%99.7%
63Gates County, North Carolina$8530.1%99.8%
64Davie County, North Carolina$7380.1%99.9%
65Camden County, North Carolina$5310.1%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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