USDA subsidies in North Dakota totaled $23.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in North Dakota by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Cass County, North Dakota$1,044,094,6634.5%4.5%
2Cavalier County, North Dakota$973,840,3334.2%8.8%
3Richland County, North Dakota$885,241,6083.8%12.6%
4Stutsman County, North Dakota$877,005,5993.8%16.4%
5Grand Forks County, North Dakota$772,439,7493.4%19.8%
6Barnes County, North Dakota$766,624,5503.3%23.1%
7Walsh County, North Dakota$709,858,0463.1%26.2%
8Ward County, North Dakota$682,129,9013.0%29.1%
9Bottineau County, North Dakota$680,442,6013.0%32.1%
10LaMoure County, North Dakota$636,951,1382.8%34.8%
11Ramsey County, North Dakota$636,054,8442.8%37.6%
12Pembina County, North Dakota$635,056,6732.8%40.4%
13McLean County, North Dakota$604,490,9202.6%43.0%
14Dickey County, North Dakota$575,125,9302.5%45.5%
15Wells County, North Dakota$537,253,9272.3%47.8%
16Traill County, North Dakota$536,937,0312.3%50.1%
17Towner County, North Dakota$525,746,4392.3%52.4%
18Sargent County, North Dakota$509,102,9832.2%54.6%
19Benson County, North Dakota$497,907,6702.2%56.8%
20Williams County, North Dakota$486,878,4602.1%58.9%
21Nelson County, North Dakota$453,079,0212.0%60.9%
22Ransom County, North Dakota$448,292,7511.9%62.8%
23McHenry County, North Dakota$446,526,2251.9%64.8%
24Emmons County, North Dakota$436,073,4061.9%66.6%
25Hettinger County, North Dakota$430,508,8701.9%68.5%
26Mountrail County, North Dakota$428,372,0041.9%70.4%
27Renville County, North Dakota$419,037,0821.8%72.2%
28Steele County, North Dakota$394,545,5721.7%73.9%
29Divide County, North Dakota$358,622,4701.6%75.5%
30Pierce County, North Dakota$349,649,7231.5%77.0%
31Morton County, North Dakota$336,172,0561.5%78.4%
32Stark County, North Dakota$322,409,8451.4%79.8%
33Burke County, North Dakota$312,177,8801.4%81.2%
34Burleigh County, North Dakota$307,573,4631.3%82.5%
35Foster County, North Dakota$299,652,8011.3%83.8%
36Griggs County, North Dakota$299,168,6731.3%85.1%
37Rolette County, North Dakota$292,752,4601.3%86.4%
38Grant County, North Dakota$273,536,2001.2%87.6%
39McIntosh County, North Dakota$264,485,2401.1%88.7%
40Kidder County, North Dakota$260,970,9041.1%89.9%
41Logan County, North Dakota$251,071,7381.1%90.9%
42Adams County, North Dakota$228,409,2941.0%91.9%
43Sheridan County, North Dakota$228,095,0821.0%92.9%
44Eddy County, North Dakota$213,665,7650.9%93.9%
45McKenzie County, North Dakota$212,952,9150.9%94.8%
46Dunn County, North Dakota$201,544,6930.9%95.7%
47Bowman County, North Dakota$199,597,5310.9%96.5%
48Slope County, North Dakota$172,113,7380.7%97.3%
49Mercer County, North Dakota$143,406,3360.6%97.9%
50Golden Valley County, North Dakota$137,662,5550.6%98.5%
51Oliver County, North Dakota$111,170,2890.5%99.0%
52North Dakota NRCS$95,563,3650.4%99.4%
53Sioux County, North Dakota$87,524,5090.4%99.8%
54Billings County, North Dakota$54,058,8830.2%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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