Emergency Conservation payments in North Carolina totaled $94.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Duplin County, North Carolina$14,400,00415.2%15.2%
2Sampson County, North Carolina$7,842,0728.3%23.4%
3Jones County, North Carolina$6,935,1007.3%30.7%
4Wayne County, North Carolina$6,276,3396.6%37.3%
5Pender County, North Carolina$4,569,1944.8%42.2%
6Columbus County, North Carolina$3,937,7204.1%46.3%
7Johnston County, North Carolina$3,038,8533.2%49.5%
8Lenoir County, North Carolina$2,761,5622.9%52.4%
9Onslow County, North Carolina$2,447,7922.6%55.0%
10Bladen County, North Carolina$2,261,1252.4%57.4%
11Henderson County, North Carolina$2,235,3722.4%59.7%
12Beaufort County, North Carolina$1,945,4482.0%61.8%
13Greene County, North Carolina$1,663,9751.8%63.5%
14Edgecombe County, North Carolina$1,570,8021.7%65.2%
15Robeson County, North Carolina$1,497,0061.6%66.8%
16Martin County, North Carolina$1,464,6601.5%68.3%
17Bertie County, North Carolina$1,290,2051.4%69.7%
18Harnett County, North Carolina$1,218,2581.3%70.9%
19Craven County, North Carolina$1,187,9681.3%72.2%
20Franklin County, North Carolina$1,120,8321.2%73.4%
21Pamlico County, North Carolina$1,063,9131.1%74.5%
22Hyde County, North Carolina$983,6631.0%75.5%
23Cumberland County, North Carolina$932,5681.0%76.5%
24Orange County, North Carolina$886,3400.9%77.4%
25Wilson County, North Carolina$786,1010.8%78.3%
26Burke County, North Carolina$780,2240.8%79.1%
27Transylvania County, North Carolina$760,5050.8%79.9%
28Northampton County, North Carolina$698,0330.7%80.6%
29Haywood County, North Carolina$693,2980.7%81.4%
30Halifax County, North Carolina$693,2910.7%82.1%
31Rockingham County, North Carolina$691,3780.7%82.8%
32Nash County, North Carolina$679,9530.7%83.5%
33Chowan County, North Carolina$677,2460.7%84.3%
34Madison County, North Carolina$618,8590.7%84.9%
35Perquimans County, North Carolina$613,7610.6%85.6%
36Wake County, North Carolina$608,5840.6%86.2%
37Warren County, North Carolina$581,7450.6%86.8%
38Person County, North Carolina$565,7340.6%87.4%
39Buncombe County, North Carolina$549,4550.6%88.0%
40Pitt County, North Carolina$526,4360.6%88.5%
41Brunswick County, North Carolina$525,5310.6%89.1%
42Washington County, North Carolina$511,8360.5%89.6%
43Lee County, North Carolina$494,1270.5%90.1%
44Durham County, North Carolina$490,2450.5%90.7%
45Rutherford County, North Carolina$475,0510.5%91.2%
46Cleveland County, North Carolina$449,4890.5%91.6%
47McDowell County, North Carolina$443,6910.5%92.1%
48Randolph County, North Carolina$375,5440.4%92.5%
49Caldwell County, North Carolina$357,9560.4%92.9%
50Gates County, North Carolina$351,7430.4%93.2%
51Avery County, North Carolina$326,6160.3%93.6%
52Tyrrell County, North Carolina$316,3100.3%93.9%
53Hertford County, North Carolina$284,9730.3%94.2%
54Jackson County, North Carolina$276,3830.3%94.5%
55Chatham County, North Carolina$276,0640.3%94.8%
56Union County, North Carolina$270,5480.3%95.1%
57Alamance County, North Carolina$259,0920.3%95.4%
58Watauga County, North Carolina$258,3930.3%95.6%
59Yancey County, North Carolina$257,9780.3%95.9%
60Pasquotank County, North Carolina$245,1450.3%96.2%
61Moore County, North Carolina$215,1230.2%96.4%
62Surry County, North Carolina$213,7010.2%96.6%
63Carteret County, North Carolina$206,1850.2%96.8%
64Granville County, North Carolina$195,2410.2%97.0%
65Guilford County, North Carolina$187,8500.2%97.2%
66Lincoln County, North Carolina$166,6600.2%97.4%
67Mitchell County, North Carolina$154,6750.2%97.6%
68Vance County, North Carolina$142,9590.2%97.7%
69Forsyth County, North Carolina$136,2730.1%97.9%
70Yadkin County, North Carolina$128,2910.1%98.0%
71Camden County, North Carolina$127,9330.1%98.1%
72Cherokee County, North Carolina$126,5030.1%98.3%
73Polk County, North Carolina$123,0780.1%98.4%
74Cabarrus County, North Carolina$117,8940.1%98.5%
75Macon County, North Carolina$114,7900.1%98.6%
76Anson County, North Carolina$111,0590.1%98.8%
77Alexander County, North Carolina$110,2210.1%98.9%
78Wilkes County, North Carolina$106,4330.1%99.0%
79Caswell County, North Carolina$97,2730.1%99.1%
80Scotland County, North Carolina$72,8970.1%99.2%
81Gaston County, North Carolina$70,4680.1%99.2%
82New Hanover County, North Carolina$66,7450.1%99.3%
83Hoke County, North Carolina$58,8320.1%99.4%
84Currituck County, North Carolina$58,7580.1%99.4%
85Stanly County, North Carolina$55,9890.1%99.5%
86Montgomery County, North Carolina$53,8100.1%99.6%
87Swain County, North Carolina$53,0940.1%99.6%
88Catawba County, North Carolina$52,5460.1%99.7%
89Ashe County, North Carolina$51,2770.1%99.7%
90Iredell County, North Carolina$49,8850.1%99.8%
91Davidson County, North Carolina$39,8730.0%99.8%
92Richmond County, North Carolina$36,2860.0%99.9%
93Rowan County, North Carolina$31,6450.0%99.9%
94Stokes County, North Carolina$29,1290.0%99.9%
95Davie County, North Carolina$22,4870.0%99.9%
96Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$17,9150.0%100.0%
97Clay County, North Carolina$15,0490.0%100.0%
98Alleghany County, North Carolina$11,9880.0%100.0%
99Graham County, North Carolina$9,0300.0%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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