Conservation payments in North Carolina totaled $335 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in North Carolina Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1North Carolina NRCS$67,635,32820.2%20.2%
2Hyde County, North Carolina$15,228,7674.5%24.8%
3Halifax County, North Carolina$15,130,8724.5%29.3%
4Anson County, North Carolina$8,877,8512.7%31.9%
5Martin County, North Carolina$8,860,6312.6%34.6%
6Cleveland County, North Carolina$8,612,0412.6%37.1%
7Edgecombe County, North Carolina$8,072,9432.4%39.6%
8Johnston County, North Carolina$7,834,3922.3%41.9%
9Sampson County, North Carolina$7,479,0752.2%44.1%
10Northampton County, North Carolina$6,726,6512.0%46.1%
11Duplin County, North Carolina$6,255,4641.9%48.0%
12Beaufort County, North Carolina$6,071,0861.8%49.8%
13Franklin County, North Carolina$5,859,2931.8%51.6%
14Wayne County, North Carolina$5,685,1371.7%53.3%
15Warren County, North Carolina$5,667,6931.7%55.0%
16Union County, North Carolina$5,436,1351.6%56.6%
17Robeson County, North Carolina$5,034,1151.5%58.1%
18Nash County, North Carolina$4,990,9021.5%59.6%
19Lenoir County, North Carolina$4,917,5261.5%61.1%
20Harnett County, North Carolina$4,530,0421.4%62.4%
21Stanly County, North Carolina$4,474,6631.3%63.7%
22Columbus County, North Carolina$4,452,4391.3%65.1%
23Bertie County, North Carolina$4,138,8951.2%66.3%
24Granville County, North Carolina$4,084,9281.2%67.5%
25Hertford County, North Carolina$3,893,6881.2%68.7%
26Randolph County, North Carolina$3,727,6751.1%69.8%
27Washington County, North Carolina$3,673,7491.1%70.9%
28Bladen County, North Carolina$3,668,4381.1%72.0%
29Craven County, North Carolina$3,657,4741.1%73.1%
30Greene County, North Carolina$3,462,3641.0%74.1%
31Gates County, North Carolina$3,398,3111.0%75.1%
32Rutherford County, North Carolina$3,180,8131.0%76.1%
33Jones County, North Carolina$2,987,8970.9%77.0%
34Dare County, North Carolina$2,835,6390.8%77.8%
35Wilson County, North Carolina$2,718,3880.8%78.6%
36Cumberland County, North Carolina$2,596,5700.8%79.4%
37Iredell County, North Carolina$2,477,3810.7%80.2%
38Richmond County, North Carolina$2,457,8220.7%80.9%
39Lincoln County, North Carolina$2,330,1190.7%81.6%
40Pender County, North Carolina$2,312,9480.7%82.3%
41Henderson County, North Carolina$2,233,2180.7%82.9%
42Moore County, North Carolina$2,200,1370.7%83.6%
43Chatham County, North Carolina$2,152,4000.6%84.2%
44Vance County, North Carolina$2,102,3280.6%84.9%
45Hoke County, North Carolina$2,015,0850.6%85.5%
46Wilkes County, North Carolina$1,965,0550.6%86.1%
47Pitt County, North Carolina$1,876,5290.6%86.6%
48Tyrrell County, North Carolina$1,872,2710.6%87.2%
49Catawba County, North Carolina$1,763,7830.5%87.7%
50Scotland County, North Carolina$1,624,2150.5%88.2%
51Rowan County, North Carolina$1,587,7790.5%88.7%
52Caswell County, North Carolina$1,365,8300.4%89.1%
53Montgomery County, North Carolina$1,358,0570.4%89.5%
54Onslow County, North Carolina$1,320,3150.4%89.9%
55Pamlico County, North Carolina$1,266,0850.4%90.3%
56Wake County, North Carolina$1,211,0000.4%90.6%
57Orange County, North Carolina$1,199,0070.4%91.0%
58Durham County, North Carolina$1,167,2970.3%91.3%
59Gaston County, North Carolina$1,160,7570.3%91.7%
60Cabarrus County, North Carolina$1,159,2330.3%92.0%
61Yadkin County, North Carolina$1,100,8930.3%92.3%
62Rockingham County, North Carolina$1,079,0050.3%92.7%
63Person County, North Carolina$1,071,5150.3%93.0%
64Lee County, North Carolina$1,071,2060.3%93.3%
65Chowan County, North Carolina$1,066,7890.3%93.6%
66Buncombe County, North Carolina$1,060,7730.3%93.9%
67Davidson County, North Carolina$1,016,3040.3%94.2%
68Transylvania County, North Carolina$981,3370.3%94.5%
69Surry County, North Carolina$973,3510.3%94.8%
70Haywood County, North Carolina$970,3960.3%95.1%
71Madison County, North Carolina$915,6820.3%95.4%
72Burke County, North Carolina$856,8120.3%95.6%
73Alamance County, North Carolina$845,2230.3%95.9%
74Alleghany County, North Carolina$725,3400.2%96.1%
75Cherokee County, North Carolina$641,2160.2%96.3%
76Alexander County, North Carolina$598,8180.2%96.5%
77Perquimans County, North Carolina$569,1360.2%96.7%
78Ashe County, North Carolina$567,6050.2%96.8%
79Avery County, North Carolina$562,1300.2%97.0%
80Caldwell County, North Carolina$525,6120.2%97.2%
81Polk County, North Carolina$513,4420.2%97.3%
82Jackson County, North Carolina$480,7360.1%97.5%
83Clay County, North Carolina$427,1090.1%97.6%
84Brunswick County, North Carolina$377,3760.1%97.7%
85Davie County, North Carolina$376,4510.1%97.8%
86McDowell County, North Carolina$370,3990.1%97.9%
87Guilford County, North Carolina$363,6220.1%98.0%
88Macon County, North Carolina$359,9650.1%98.1%
89Watauga County, North Carolina$348,0150.1%98.2%
90Yancey County, North Carolina$341,5690.1%98.3%
91Pasquotank County, North Carolina$333,5210.1%98.4%
92Mitchell County, North Carolina$300,6910.1%98.5%
93Swain County, North Carolina$258,4280.1%98.6%
94Stokes County, North Carolina$223,2900.1%98.7%
95Camden County, North Carolina$184,3990.1%98.7%
96Mecklenburg County, North Carolina$137,8930.0%98.8%
97Forsyth County, North Carolina$134,6770.0%98.8%
98Carteret County, North Carolina$110,7290.0%98.8%
99Currituck County, North Carolina$99,2660.0%98.9%
100Graham County, North Carolina$85,5170.0%98.9%
101New Hanover County, North Carolina$12,2040.0%98.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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