Emergency Conservation payments in North Carolina totaled $69.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Duplin County, North Carolina$7,146,83210.3%10.3%
2Sampson County, North Carolina$6,030,5888.7%19.0%
3Wayne County, North Carolina$4,572,3296.6%25.5%
4Jones County, North Carolina$3,247,0294.7%30.2%
5Lenoir County, North Carolina$2,750,0194.0%34.2%
6Columbus County, North Carolina$2,688,6863.9%38.0%
7Johnston County, North Carolina$2,460,6383.5%41.6%
8Pender County, North Carolina$2,135,0053.1%44.6%
9Beaufort County, North Carolina$1,945,4482.8%47.4%
10Henderson County, North Carolina$1,853,8962.7%50.1%
11Greene County, North Carolina$1,591,9072.3%52.4%
12Edgecombe County, North Carolina$1,570,8022.3%54.7%
13Martin County, North Carolina$1,464,6602.1%56.8%
14Bladen County, North Carolina$1,437,5522.1%58.8%
15Bertie County, North Carolina$1,290,2051.9%60.7%
16Robeson County, North Carolina$1,229,3561.8%62.5%
17Franklin County, North Carolina$1,120,8321.6%64.1%
18Hyde County, North Carolina$983,6631.4%65.5%
19Cumberland County, North Carolina$928,8181.3%66.8%
20Orange County, North Carolina$858,7991.2%68.1%
21Harnett County, North Carolina$815,3501.2%69.2%
22Wilson County, North Carolina$786,1011.1%70.4%
23Craven County, North Carolina$762,0891.1%71.5%
24Onslow County, North Carolina$762,0551.1%72.6%
25Burke County, North Carolina$723,6021.0%73.6%
26Northampton County, North Carolina$698,0331.0%74.6%
27Haywood County, North Carolina$693,2981.0%75.6%
28Halifax County, North Carolina$693,2911.0%76.6%
29Nash County, North Carolina$679,9531.0%77.6%
30Transylvania County, North Carolina$662,2891.0%78.5%
31Chowan County, North Carolina$653,2440.9%79.5%
32Perquimans County, North Carolina$613,0190.9%80.4%
33Madison County, North Carolina$612,8200.9%81.2%
34Wake County, North Carolina$608,5840.9%82.1%
35Warren County, North Carolina$581,7450.8%82.9%
36Person County, North Carolina$549,4030.8%83.7%
37Buncombe County, North Carolina$542,5460.8%84.5%
38Pitt County, North Carolina$526,4360.8%85.3%
39Washington County, North Carolina$511,8360.7%86.0%
40Durham County, North Carolina$490,2450.7%86.7%
41Rutherford County, North Carolina$475,0510.7%87.4%
42Cleveland County, North Carolina$433,3720.6%88.0%
43Rockingham County, North Carolina$421,0440.6%88.6%
44Randolph County, North Carolina$375,5440.5%89.2%
45Pamlico County, North Carolina$368,6880.5%89.7%
46Lee County, North Carolina$353,0640.5%90.2%
47Gates County, North Carolina$351,7430.5%90.7%
48Brunswick County, North Carolina$332,2370.5%91.2%
49Avery County, North Carolina$326,6160.5%91.7%
50Tyrrell County, North Carolina$316,3100.5%92.1%
51Hertford County, North Carolina$284,9730.4%92.5%
52Caldwell County, North Carolina$281,7290.4%92.9%
53Jackson County, North Carolina$276,3830.4%93.3%
54Chatham County, North Carolina$276,0640.4%93.7%
55Union County, North Carolina$270,5480.4%94.1%
56Watauga County, North Carolina$258,3930.4%94.5%
57Pasquotank County, North Carolina$245,1450.4%94.8%
58Yancey County, North Carolina$237,8800.3%95.2%
59McDowell County, North Carolina$228,3600.3%95.5%
60Granville County, North Carolina$195,2410.3%95.8%
61Alamance County, North Carolina$185,9760.3%96.1%
62Guilford County, North Carolina$176,9220.3%96.3%
63Moore County, North Carolina$173,9830.3%96.6%
64Lincoln County, North Carolina$166,4320.2%96.8%
65Mitchell County, North Carolina$154,6750.2%97.0%
66Vance County, North Carolina$142,9590.2%97.2%
67Camden County, North Carolina$127,9330.2%97.4%
68Cherokee County, North Carolina$126,5030.2%97.6%
69Cabarrus County, North Carolina$117,8940.2%97.8%
70Polk County, North Carolina$115,8120.2%97.9%
71Macon County, North Carolina$114,7900.2%98.1%
72Carteret County, North Carolina$111,5760.2%98.3%
73Surry County, North Carolina$107,8690.2%98.4%
74Wilkes County, North Carolina$106,4330.2%98.6%
75Caswell County, North Carolina$97,2730.1%98.7%
76Anson County, North Carolina$86,1250.1%98.8%
77Gaston County, North Carolina$70,4680.1%98.9%
78Alexander County, North Carolina$70,1280.1%99.0%
79Currituck County, North Carolina$57,5080.1%99.1%
80Stanly County, North Carolina$55,9890.1%99.2%
81Montgomery County, North Carolina$53,8100.1%99.3%
82Swain County, North Carolina$53,0940.1%99.4%
83Hoke County, North Carolina$52,9990.1%99.4%
84Catawba County, North Carolina$52,5460.1%99.5%
85Scotland County, North Carolina$52,0160.1%99.6%
86Ashe County, North Carolina$51,2770.1%99.7%
87Iredell County, North Carolina$49,8850.1%99.7%
88Yadkin County, North Carolina$44,4410.1%99.8%
89Rowan County, North Carolina$31,6450.0%99.8%
90Richmond County, North Carolina$31,2680.0%99.9%
91Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$17,9150.0%99.9%
92Davidson County, North Carolina$16,8250.0%99.9%
93Clay County, North Carolina$15,0490.0%100.0%
94Alleghany County, North Carolina$11,9880.0%100.0%
95Graham County, North Carolina$9,0300.0%100.0%
96Davie County, North Carolina$7,1940.0%100.0%
97New Hanover County, North Carolina$3,2180.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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