USDA subsidies in Pennsylvania totaled $2.6 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Pennsylvania by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$157,043,9236.0%6.0%
2Adams County, Pennsylvania$135,967,2675.2%11.3%
3Franklin County, Pennsylvania$135,736,2705.2%16.5%
4York County, Pennsylvania$114,229,0394.4%20.9%
5Berks County, Pennsylvania$106,772,5644.1%25.0%
6Bradford County, Pennsylvania$86,833,2813.3%28.3%
7Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$76,784,7153.0%31.3%
8Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$75,814,3382.9%34.2%
9Bedford County, Pennsylvania$63,779,4092.5%36.6%
10Erie County, Pennsylvania$63,753,5832.4%39.1%
11Crawford County, Pennsylvania$61,298,2022.4%41.4%
12Columbia County, Pennsylvania$60,714,1342.3%43.8%
13Mercer County, Pennsylvania$57,461,1632.2%46.0%
14Pennsylvania NRCS$55,565,2302.1%48.1%
15Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$55,436,5802.1%50.2%
16Chester County, Pennsylvania$55,138,7742.1%52.4%
17Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$54,726,9392.1%54.5%
18Blair County, Pennsylvania$52,674,0232.0%56.5%
19Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$52,166,8812.0%58.5%
20Indiana County, Pennsylvania$50,798,4902.0%60.4%
21Somerset County, Pennsylvania$50,176,8881.9%62.4%
22Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$48,178,6861.9%64.2%
23Centre County, Pennsylvania$48,154,8471.9%66.1%
24Northampton County, Pennsylvania$45,221,5281.7%67.8%
25Tioga County, Pennsylvania$45,167,9041.7%69.5%
26Perry County, Pennsylvania$44,627,6821.7%71.3%
27Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$42,053,8221.6%72.9%
28Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$40,317,4741.5%74.4%
29Juniata County, Pennsylvania$39,155,6671.5%75.9%
30Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$36,927,0821.4%77.3%
31Butler County, Pennsylvania$33,704,8641.3%78.6%
32Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$33,120,6201.3%79.9%
33Snyder County, Pennsylvania$31,473,8561.2%81.1%
34Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$30,106,4041.2%82.3%
35Fulton County, Pennsylvania$29,501,9571.1%83.4%
36Cambria County, Pennsylvania$29,222,5121.1%84.5%
37Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$28,785,9321.1%85.6%
38Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$26,476,2911.0%86.7%
39Potter County, Pennsylvania$25,985,3161.0%87.7%
40Union County, Pennsylvania$25,505,4951.0%88.6%
41Bucks County, Pennsylvania$24,896,9891.0%89.6%
42Montour County, Pennsylvania$24,300,1030.9%90.5%
43Clarion County, Pennsylvania$23,470,6580.9%91.4%
44Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$22,171,8680.9%92.3%
45Fayette County, Pennsylvania$20,823,8240.8%93.1%
46Washington County, Pennsylvania$19,166,1710.7%93.8%
47Clinton County, Pennsylvania$17,687,8080.7%94.5%
48Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$14,809,4600.6%95.1%
49Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$13,817,6340.5%95.6%
50Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$12,358,1160.5%96.1%
51Wayne County, Pennsylvania$11,653,1320.4%96.5%
52Venango County, Pennsylvania$11,491,4360.4%97.0%
53Warren County, Pennsylvania$10,522,9960.4%97.4%
54Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$10,414,6840.4%97.8%
55Beaver County, Pennsylvania$9,792,8580.4%98.1%
56Carbon County, Pennsylvania$9,672,6320.4%98.5%
57Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$8,331,2350.3%98.8%
58Monroe County, Pennsylvania$6,942,5430.3%99.1%
59McKean County, Pennsylvania$6,298,6390.2%99.3%
60Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$5,258,4890.2%99.5%
61Greene County, Pennsylvania$3,917,8760.2%99.7%
62Elk County, Pennsylvania$1,764,6710.1%99.8%
63Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$1,469,1580.1%99.8%
64Delaware County, Pennsylvania$1,294,6530.0%99.9%
65Forest County, Pennsylvania$993,0830.0%99.9%
66Pike County, Pennsylvania$670,5770.0%99.9%
67Cameron County, Pennsylvania$383,7570.0%99.9%
68Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania$9,0510.0%99.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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