USDA subsidies in Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Pennsylvania by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$184,345,0726.4%6.4%
2Franklin County, Pennsylvania$153,580,4315.3%11.7%
3Adams County, Pennsylvania$152,366,5225.3%17.0%
4York County, Pennsylvania$126,232,7514.4%21.4%
5Berks County, Pennsylvania$121,297,6944.2%25.6%
6Bradford County, Pennsylvania$95,665,9353.3%28.9%
7Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$84,801,7412.9%31.9%
8Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$82,457,0832.9%34.7%
9Bedford County, Pennsylvania$69,584,2492.4%37.1%
10Erie County, Pennsylvania$68,052,3032.4%39.5%
11Crawford County, Pennsylvania$67,816,2542.4%41.9%
12Columbia County, Pennsylvania$66,435,5862.3%44.2%
13Chester County, Pennsylvania$64,995,8412.3%46.4%
14Mercer County, Pennsylvania$63,768,2422.2%48.6%
15Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$63,653,6442.2%50.8%
16Blair County, Pennsylvania$61,967,7752.2%53.0%
17Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$59,417,3842.1%55.0%
18Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$56,862,5312.0%57.0%
19Indiana County, Pennsylvania$55,793,4531.9%59.0%
20Pennsylvania NRCS$55,565,2301.9%60.9%
21Somerset County, Pennsylvania$55,135,2501.9%62.8%
22Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$54,944,0211.9%64.7%
23Centre County, Pennsylvania$54,341,2681.9%66.6%
24Perry County, Pennsylvania$49,186,8781.7%68.3%
25Tioga County, Pennsylvania$49,011,6501.7%70.0%
26Northampton County, Pennsylvania$48,879,0171.7%71.7%
27Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$45,745,2221.6%73.3%
28Juniata County, Pennsylvania$43,688,9161.5%74.8%
29Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$43,476,5011.5%76.3%
30Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$40,140,7691.4%77.7%
31Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$37,597,5951.3%79.0%
32Butler County, Pennsylvania$36,893,2161.3%80.3%
33Snyder County, Pennsylvania$34,752,4901.2%81.5%
34Cambria County, Pennsylvania$32,220,4231.1%82.6%
35Fulton County, Pennsylvania$32,063,4201.1%83.7%
36Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$31,903,0751.1%84.8%
37Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$31,767,2821.1%85.9%
38Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$29,355,9941.0%86.9%
39Potter County, Pennsylvania$28,472,3211.0%87.9%
40Union County, Pennsylvania$28,450,0961.0%88.9%
41Bucks County, Pennsylvania$26,858,5290.9%89.8%
42Montour County, Pennsylvania$25,623,9960.9%90.7%
43Clarion County, Pennsylvania$25,127,9530.9%91.6%
44Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$23,425,2900.8%92.4%
45Fayette County, Pennsylvania$22,912,0600.8%93.2%
46Clinton County, Pennsylvania$20,781,4300.7%93.9%
47Washington County, Pennsylvania$20,209,2570.7%94.6%
48Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$15,295,6690.5%95.2%
49Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$15,179,8370.5%95.7%
50Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$12,892,8330.4%96.1%
51Venango County, Pennsylvania$12,694,4480.4%96.6%
52Wayne County, Pennsylvania$12,641,7800.4%97.0%
53Warren County, Pennsylvania$11,981,5230.4%97.4%
54Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$11,469,1650.4%97.8%
55Carbon County, Pennsylvania$10,633,5530.4%98.2%
56Beaver County, Pennsylvania$10,543,4140.4%98.6%
57Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$8,722,5210.3%98.9%
58Monroe County, Pennsylvania$7,331,4650.3%99.1%
59McKean County, Pennsylvania$6,664,1980.2%99.4%
60Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$5,570,3880.2%99.6%
61Greene County, Pennsylvania$4,456,8240.2%99.7%
62Elk County, Pennsylvania$1,949,7580.1%99.8%
63Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$1,548,4520.1%99.8%
64Delaware County, Pennsylvania$1,338,2920.0%99.9%
65Forest County, Pennsylvania$1,097,1180.0%99.9%
66Pike County, Pennsylvania$688,1810.0%99.9%
67Cameron County, Pennsylvania$386,2080.0%99.9%
68Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania$9,0510.0%99.9%

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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