USDA subsidies in North Carolina totaled $6.8 billion from 1995-2017.

Total USDA - Subsidies in North Carolina by county, 1995-2017

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Sampson County, North Carolina$315,456,7984.7%4.7%
2Robeson County, North Carolina$262,783,7713.9%8.6%
3Halifax County, North Carolina$245,299,8663.6%12.2%
4Edgecombe County, North Carolina$234,470,0593.5%15.7%
5Pitt County, North Carolina$231,147,1843.4%19.1%
6Northampton County, North Carolina$225,176,3443.3%22.4%
7Beaufort County, North Carolina$212,920,0653.2%25.6%
8Martin County, North Carolina$209,043,1103.1%28.7%
9Wayne County, North Carolina$208,103,8783.1%31.8%
10$204,069,7813.0%34.8%
11Duplin County, North Carolina$199,126,0162.9%37.7%
12Columbus County, North Carolina$193,894,5672.9%40.6%
13Bertie County, North Carolina$182,827,6142.7%43.3%
14Johnston County, North Carolina$179,517,7352.7%46.0%
15Lenoir County, North Carolina$177,211,1712.6%48.6%
16Nash County, North Carolina$147,497,2962.2%50.8%
17Wilson County, North Carolina$140,768,3852.1%52.9%
18Greene County, North Carolina$124,996,1851.9%54.7%
19Hyde County, North Carolina$121,853,1711.8%56.5%
20Bladen County, North Carolina$117,755,7781.7%58.3%
21Jones County, North Carolina$115,207,8021.7%60.0%
22Washington County, North Carolina$114,019,0501.7%61.7%
23Harnett County, North Carolina$113,352,6341.7%63.3%
24Craven County, North Carolina$109,699,5101.6%65.0%
25Hertford County, North Carolina$105,554,9831.6%66.5%
26Union County, North Carolina$102,336,8381.5%68.0%
27Perquimans County, North Carolina$96,513,4461.4%69.5%
28Chowan County, North Carolina$84,144,5731.2%70.7%
29Gates County, North Carolina$83,465,2311.2%71.9%
30Pasquotank County, North Carolina$77,041,5091.1%73.1%
31Cumberland County, North Carolina$76,960,7131.1%74.2%
32Tyrrell County, North Carolina$76,014,4521.1%75.4%
33Henderson County, North Carolina$68,333,2681.0%76.4%
34North Carolina NRCS$67,635,3281.0%77.4%
35Wake County, North Carolina$58,486,2980.9%78.2%
36Onslow County, North Carolina$55,544,7140.8%79.1%
37Franklin County, North Carolina$53,746,7220.8%79.9%
38Stanly County, North Carolina$52,044,9410.8%80.6%
39Hoke County, North Carolina$51,668,6190.8%81.4%
40Person County, North Carolina$50,346,5120.7%82.1%
41Pamlico County, North Carolina$48,073,4520.7%82.8%
42$47,531,7690.7%83.5%
43Scotland County, North Carolina$47,436,8670.7%84.3%
44Yadkin County, North Carolina$46,769,2950.7%84.9%
45Pender County, North Carolina$45,866,3340.7%85.6%
46Camden County, North Carolina$44,056,2340.7%86.3%
47Surry County, North Carolina$43,235,8170.6%86.9%
48Granville County, North Carolina$42,457,0700.6%87.5%
49Iredell County, North Carolina$38,889,5420.6%88.1%
50Cleveland County, North Carolina$38,312,7010.6%88.7%
51Guilford County, North Carolina$37,791,9560.6%89.2%
52Anson County, North Carolina$37,554,0210.6%89.8%
53Rockingham County, North Carolina$36,252,1820.5%90.3%
54Warren County, North Carolina$31,146,6900.5%90.8%
55Caswell County, North Carolina$29,549,5260.4%91.2%
56Brunswick County, North Carolina$28,693,7240.4%91.7%
57Rowan County, North Carolina$27,914,5240.4%92.1%
58Randolph County, North Carolina$26,176,1000.4%92.5%
59Currituck County, North Carolina$25,723,1250.4%92.8%
60Carteret County, North Carolina$25,510,4230.4%93.2%
61Vance County, North Carolina$24,200,8460.4%93.6%
62Lee County, North Carolina$23,782,6050.4%93.9%
63Stokes County, North Carolina$23,428,1720.3%94.3%
64Orange County, North Carolina$21,781,7760.3%94.6%
65Davidson County, North Carolina$21,261,6090.3%94.9%
66Alamance County, North Carolina$19,902,0530.3%95.2%
67Moore County, North Carolina$17,912,6830.3%95.5%
68Madison County, North Carolina$16,602,3010.2%95.7%
69Richmond County, North Carolina$16,095,3180.2%96.0%
70Chatham County, North Carolina$14,864,9100.2%96.2%
71Davie County, North Carolina$14,530,2770.2%96.4%
72Wilkes County, North Carolina$14,195,4220.2%96.6%
73Buncombe County, North Carolina$13,511,6060.2%96.8%
74Lincoln County, North Carolina$13,113,3800.2%97.0%
75Forsyth County, North Carolina$13,050,7600.2%97.2%
76Catawba County, North Carolina$12,806,7620.2%97.4%
77Cabarrus County, North Carolina$12,701,1030.2%97.6%
78Alexander County, North Carolina$12,306,4670.2%97.8%
79Haywood County, North Carolina$11,638,3060.2%97.9%
80Caldwell County, North Carolina$9,671,2050.1%98.1%
81Yancey County, North Carolina$9,629,1220.1%98.2%
82Rutherford County, North Carolina$9,068,9090.1%98.3%
83Alleghany County, North Carolina$8,318,8090.1%98.5%
84Durham County, North Carolina$8,116,1450.1%98.6%
85Burke County, North Carolina$7,600,8290.1%98.7%
86Montgomery County, North Carolina$7,254,5720.1%98.8%
87Ashe County, North Carolina$6,835,9150.1%98.9%
88Polk County, North Carolina$6,649,6740.1%99.0%
89Gaston County, North Carolina$6,081,2560.1%99.1%
90Cherokee County, North Carolina$5,567,9310.1%99.2%
91Dare County, North Carolina$5,053,9750.1%99.3%
92Watauga County, North Carolina$4,964,1950.1%99.3%
93Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$4,474,0760.1%99.4%
94Mitchell County, North Carolina$3,906,4650.1%99.5%
95$3,296,1660.0%99.5%
96McDowell County, North Carolina$3,290,5070.0%99.6%
97Transylvania County, North Carolina$3,248,2260.0%99.6%
98Macon County, North Carolina$2,455,7960.0%99.6%
99Clay County, North Carolina$2,258,7880.0%99.7%
100Jackson County, North Carolina$2,194,0530.0%99.7%
101Avery County, North Carolina$2,068,1070.0%99.7%
102Swain County, North Carolina$1,558,2030.0%99.8%
103New Hanover County, North Carolina$975,0490.0%99.8%
104Graham County, North Carolina$943,0310.0%99.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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