Dairy Program Subsidies in North Carolina totaled $50.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving dairy program subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Dairy Program Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Iredell County, North Carolina$9,093,47817.9%17.9%
2Alleghany County, North Carolina$2,968,8005.9%23.8%
3Randolph County, North Carolina$2,912,0805.7%29.5%
4Rowan County, North Carolina$2,365,6014.7%34.2%
5Alexander County, North Carolina$2,159,1754.3%38.4%
6Haywood County, North Carolina$2,133,9454.2%42.7%
7Alamance County, North Carolina$2,090,4484.1%46.8%
8Guilford County, North Carolina$1,973,7333.9%50.7%
9Orange County, North Carolina$1,900,7473.7%54.4%
10Buncombe County, North Carolina$1,812,9813.6%58.0%
11Chatham County, North Carolina$1,687,0243.3%61.3%
12Davidson County, North Carolina$1,661,6693.3%64.6%
13Yadkin County, North Carolina$1,462,0662.9%67.5%
14Lincoln County, North Carolina$1,272,7722.5%70.0%
15Gaston County, North Carolina$1,112,6362.2%72.2%
16Henderson County, North Carolina$1,097,4202.2%74.3%
17Catawba County, North Carolina$1,045,5362.1%76.4%
18Wilkes County, North Carolina$903,7821.8%78.2%
19Cleveland County, North Carolina$840,3321.7%79.8%
20Granville County, North Carolina$834,7781.6%81.5%
21Davie County, North Carolina$828,4291.6%83.1%
22Cabarrus County, North Carolina$771,2141.5%84.6%
23Surry County, North Carolina$744,5111.5%86.1%
24Stanly County, North Carolina$658,4711.3%87.4%
25Rockingham County, North Carolina$631,8091.2%88.7%
26Caswell County, North Carolina$500,9981.0%89.7%
27Person County, North Carolina$488,0031.0%90.6%
28Warren County, North Carolina$450,0790.9%91.5%
29Halifax County, North Carolina$376,7800.7%92.2%
30Sampson County, North Carolina$321,2710.6%92.9%
31McDowell County, North Carolina$285,2190.6%93.4%
32Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$281,6300.6%94.0%
33Forsyth County, North Carolina$233,2480.5%94.5%
34Rutherford County, North Carolina$221,6970.4%94.9%
35Stokes County, North Carolina$221,6100.4%95.3%
36Ashe County, North Carolina$208,4340.4%95.7%
37Caldwell County, North Carolina$195,1490.4%96.1%
38Anson County, North Carolina$194,3360.4%96.5%
39Cherokee County, North Carolina$192,9720.4%96.9%
40Wayne County, North Carolina$178,3760.4%97.2%
41Union County, North Carolina$172,9750.3%97.6%
42Polk County, North Carolina$161,9770.3%97.9%
43Yancey County, North Carolina$146,3870.3%98.2%
44Harnett County, North Carolina$131,5620.3%98.4%
45Wake County, North Carolina$102,6300.2%98.7%
46Franklin County, North Carolina$83,8200.2%98.8%
47Burke County, North Carolina$76,7910.2%99.0%
48Clay County, North Carolina$75,1120.1%99.1%
49Madison County, North Carolina$71,9270.1%99.3%
50Watauga County, North Carolina$65,3710.1%99.4%
51Macon County, North Carolina$48,4710.1%99.5%
52Nash County, North Carolina$48,1930.1%99.6%
53Greene County, North Carolina$45,1510.1%99.7%
54Durham County, North Carolina$44,6970.1%99.8%
55Jackson County, North Carolina$44,0370.1%99.8%
56Duplin County, North Carolina$27,6850.1%99.9%
57Beaufort County, North Carolina$22,1850.0%99.9%
58Montgomery County, North Carolina$12,6030.0%100.0%
59Columbus County, North Carolina$7,5770.0%100.0%
60Edgecombe County, North Carolina$6,1030.0%100.0%
61Mitchell County, North Carolina$2,6370.0%100.0%
62Vance County, North Carolina$1,7900.0%100.0%
63Graham County, North Carolina$1410.0%100.0%
64Onslow County, North Carolina$1150.0%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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