Peanut Subsidies in North Carolina totaled $492 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving peanut subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Peanut Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Northampton County, North Carolina$74,607,86815.2%15.2%
2Halifax County, North Carolina$67,362,12213.7%28.8%
3Bertie County, North Carolina$61,284,17912.5%41.3%
4Martin County, North Carolina$52,961,45310.8%52.1%
5Edgecombe County, North Carolina$42,559,8558.6%60.7%
6Hertford County, North Carolina$37,238,8867.6%68.3%
7Gates County, North Carolina$25,992,8085.3%73.6%
8Chowan County, North Carolina$23,540,0824.8%78.3%
9Pitt County, North Carolina$19,181,4603.9%82.2%
10Bladen County, North Carolina$16,774,2033.4%85.7%
11Nash County, North Carolina$11,153,7062.3%87.9%
12Columbus County, North Carolina$10,026,3482.0%90.0%
13Perquimans County, North Carolina$9,878,2042.0%92.0%
14Washington County, North Carolina$8,414,6691.7%93.7%
15Sampson County, North Carolina$6,682,1591.4%95.0%
16Duplin County, North Carolina$4,815,2161.0%96.0%
17Robeson County, North Carolina$3,788,5940.8%96.8%
18Greene County, North Carolina$3,148,7780.6%97.4%
19Wayne County, North Carolina$2,906,3690.6%98.0%
20Wilson County, North Carolina$2,509,0010.5%98.5%
21Johnston County, North Carolina$1,091,6480.2%98.7%
22Craven County, North Carolina$914,2990.2%98.9%
23Beaufort County, North Carolina$809,4110.2%99.1%
24Jones County, North Carolina$747,1150.2%99.2%
25Scotland County, North Carolina$728,8780.1%99.4%
26Cumberland County, North Carolina$636,6250.1%99.5%
27Lenoir County, North Carolina$629,3890.1%99.6%
28Pender County, North Carolina$463,5310.1%99.7%
29Pasquotank County, North Carolina$324,3520.1%99.8%
30Harnett County, North Carolina$304,0380.1%99.9%
31Currituck County, North Carolina$184,4070.0%99.9%
32Onslow County, North Carolina$163,0820.0%99.9%
33Warren County, North Carolina$106,7920.0%100.0%
34Tyrrell County, North Carolina$70,1480.0%100.0%
35Wake County, North Carolina$42,2570.0%100.0%
36Hoke County, North Carolina$25,1610.0%100.0%
37Richmond County, North Carolina$15,1750.0%100.0%
38Anson County, North Carolina$14,9000.0%100.0%
39Carteret County, North Carolina$7,2370.0%100.0%
40Camden County, North Carolina$2,3410.0%100.0%
41Brunswick County, North Carolina$2,2450.0%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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