USDA subsidies in North Carolina totaled $6.5 billion from 1995-2016.

Total USDA - Subsidies in North Carolina by county, 1995-2016

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Sampson County, North Carolina$304,964,0284.7%4.7%
2Robeson County, North Carolina$253,440,7213.9%8.6%
3Halifax County, North Carolina$236,618,0163.6%12.2%
4Edgecombe County, North Carolina$225,523,7063.5%15.7%
5Pitt County, North Carolina$223,235,4613.4%19.2%
6Northampton County, North Carolina$216,138,9673.3%22.5%
7$204,069,7813.1%25.6%
8Beaufort County, North Carolina$202,418,3823.1%28.8%
9Martin County, North Carolina$200,687,2393.1%31.8%
10Wayne County, North Carolina$198,363,7103.1%34.9%
11Duplin County, North Carolina$189,372,4462.9%37.8%
12Columbus County, North Carolina$185,774,9952.9%40.7%
13Bertie County, North Carolina$173,970,4892.7%43.4%
14Johnston County, North Carolina$173,436,6642.7%46.0%
15Lenoir County, North Carolina$170,795,3722.6%48.7%
16Nash County, North Carolina$141,213,2242.2%50.8%
17Wilson County, North Carolina$136,908,6962.1%52.9%
18Greene County, North Carolina$121,016,8111.9%54.8%
19Hyde County, North Carolina$115,796,5581.8%56.6%
20Bladen County, North Carolina$110,734,9701.7%58.3%
21Jones County, North Carolina$110,234,5011.7%60.0%
22Harnett County, North Carolina$109,087,1931.7%61.7%
23Washington County, North Carolina$106,900,2931.6%63.3%
24Craven County, North Carolina$105,876,6311.6%65.0%
25Hertford County, North Carolina$101,515,4791.6%66.5%
26Union County, North Carolina$97,688,7361.5%68.0%
27Perquimans County, North Carolina$92,245,5741.4%69.4%
28Chowan County, North Carolina$80,870,1911.2%70.7%
29Gates County, North Carolina$79,955,5761.2%71.9%
30Cumberland County, North Carolina$73,553,8661.1%73.1%
31Pasquotank County, North Carolina$72,323,9041.1%74.2%
32Tyrrell County, North Carolina$72,078,5731.1%75.3%
33North Carolina NRCS$67,635,3281.0%76.3%
34Henderson County, North Carolina$63,268,5321.0%77.3%
35Wake County, North Carolina$57,265,2420.9%78.2%
36Onslow County, North Carolina$53,129,8930.8%79.0%
37Franklin County, North Carolina$51,799,4520.8%79.8%
38Hoke County, North Carolina$50,517,7520.8%80.6%
39Stanly County, North Carolina$50,233,7310.8%81.3%
40Person County, North Carolina$47,914,9300.7%82.1%
41$47,531,7690.7%82.8%
42Pamlico County, North Carolina$46,226,2210.7%83.5%
43Scotland County, North Carolina$46,201,4600.7%84.2%
44Yadkin County, North Carolina$45,062,7610.7%84.9%
45Pender County, North Carolina$43,398,2090.7%85.6%
46Camden County, North Carolina$41,756,7880.6%86.2%
47Surry County, North Carolina$41,752,4120.6%86.9%
48Granville County, North Carolina$41,335,6170.6%87.5%
49Iredell County, North Carolina$37,212,1670.6%88.1%
50Cleveland County, North Carolina$36,418,5500.6%88.7%
51Guilford County, North Carolina$36,308,9020.6%89.2%
52Anson County, North Carolina$35,979,0310.6%89.8%
53Rockingham County, North Carolina$34,964,2110.5%90.3%
54Warren County, North Carolina$30,333,3070.5%90.8%
55Caswell County, North Carolina$28,463,2170.4%91.2%
56Brunswick County, North Carolina$27,528,9120.4%91.6%
57Rowan County, North Carolina$26,233,0640.4%92.0%
58Randolph County, North Carolina$25,391,3300.4%92.4%
59Currituck County, North Carolina$24,259,5210.4%92.8%
60Carteret County, North Carolina$24,117,8840.4%93.2%
61Vance County, North Carolina$23,633,6830.4%93.5%
62Stokes County, North Carolina$23,060,1170.4%93.9%
63Lee County, North Carolina$22,824,3660.4%94.3%
64Orange County, North Carolina$21,134,9890.3%94.6%
65Davidson County, North Carolina$20,400,9370.3%94.9%
66Alamance County, North Carolina$19,207,5090.3%95.2%
67Moore County, North Carolina$17,429,6700.3%95.5%
68Madison County, North Carolina$16,315,7540.3%95.7%
69Richmond County, North Carolina$15,714,6880.2%95.9%
70Chatham County, North Carolina$14,421,1700.2%96.2%
71Davie County, North Carolina$13,768,4710.2%96.4%
72Wilkes County, North Carolina$13,542,5360.2%96.6%
73Buncombe County, North Carolina$13,155,0170.2%96.8%
74Forsyth County, North Carolina$12,591,8320.2%97.0%
75Lincoln County, North Carolina$12,424,9860.2%97.2%
76Cabarrus County, North Carolina$12,191,5350.2%97.4%
77Catawba County, North Carolina$12,138,2350.2%97.6%
78Alexander County, North Carolina$11,833,0030.2%97.7%
79Haywood County, North Carolina$10,899,9340.2%97.9%
80Caldwell County, North Carolina$9,562,1380.1%98.1%
81Yancey County, North Carolina$9,402,3180.1%98.2%
82Rutherford County, North Carolina$8,743,0460.1%98.3%
83Alleghany County, North Carolina$8,248,1600.1%98.5%
84Durham County, North Carolina$8,011,4710.1%98.6%
85Burke County, North Carolina$7,398,1340.1%98.7%
86Montgomery County, North Carolina$7,087,3860.1%98.8%
87Ashe County, North Carolina$6,828,6940.1%98.9%
88Polk County, North Carolina$6,331,6540.1%99.0%
89Gaston County, North Carolina$5,753,9150.1%99.1%
90Cherokee County, North Carolina$5,352,1810.1%99.2%
91Dare County, North Carolina$4,752,2540.1%99.3%
92Watauga County, North Carolina$4,722,6270.1%99.3%
93Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$4,389,3170.1%99.4%
94Mitchell County, North Carolina$3,905,7630.1%99.5%
95$3,296,1660.1%99.5%
96McDowell County, North Carolina$3,199,3340.0%99.6%
97Transylvania County, North Carolina$3,166,7850.0%99.6%
98Macon County, North Carolina$2,265,3530.0%99.6%
99Clay County, North Carolina$2,145,9510.0%99.7%
100Jackson County, North Carolina$2,126,2410.0%99.7%
101Avery County, North Carolina$2,040,3590.0%99.7%
102Swain County, North Carolina$1,550,0560.0%99.8%
103New Hanover County, North Carolina$939,7370.0%99.8%
104Graham County, North Carolina$926,8260.0%99.8%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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