Peanut Subsidies in North Carolina totaled $485 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving peanut subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Peanut Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Northampton County, North Carolina$74,038,74415.3%15.3%
2Halifax County, North Carolina$66,701,64813.7%29.0%
3Bertie County, North Carolina$60,460,21412.5%41.5%
4Martin County, North Carolina$52,304,10410.8%52.2%
5Edgecombe County, North Carolina$42,272,4898.7%60.9%
6Hertford County, North Carolina$36,907,2347.6%68.5%
7Gates County, North Carolina$25,597,9715.3%73.8%
8Chowan County, North Carolina$23,508,9504.8%78.7%
9Pitt County, North Carolina$18,706,2793.9%82.5%
10Bladen County, North Carolina$16,506,2103.4%85.9%
11Nash County, North Carolina$11,034,6732.3%88.2%
12Perquimans County, North Carolina$9,865,3702.0%90.2%
13Columbus County, North Carolina$9,553,9452.0%92.2%
14Washington County, North Carolina$8,340,3791.7%93.9%
15Sampson County, North Carolina$6,384,8741.3%95.2%
16Duplin County, North Carolina$4,415,0990.9%96.1%
17Robeson County, North Carolina$3,628,7770.7%96.9%
18Greene County, North Carolina$3,063,2640.6%97.5%
19Wayne County, North Carolina$2,645,6060.5%98.1%
20Wilson County, North Carolina$2,352,7280.5%98.6%
21Johnston County, North Carolina$1,070,4360.2%98.8%
22Craven County, North Carolina$855,7700.2%98.9%
23Beaufort County, North Carolina$794,7240.2%99.1%
24Jones County, North Carolina$722,8550.1%99.3%
25Scotland County, North Carolina$704,3720.1%99.4%
26Cumberland County, North Carolina$630,1690.1%99.5%
27Lenoir County, North Carolina$571,4390.1%99.7%
28Pender County, North Carolina$463,0980.1%99.7%
29Pasquotank County, North Carolina$324,3520.1%99.8%
30Harnett County, North Carolina$264,5540.1%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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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