Deficiency Payments in Pennsylvania totaled $12.2 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Pennsylvania Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Deficiency Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$696,8715.7%5.7%
2Franklin County, Pennsylvania$538,2114.4%10.1%
3Northampton County, Pennsylvania$507,6444.2%14.3%
4Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$502,0494.1%18.4%
5Mercer County, Pennsylvania$440,5353.6%22.0%
6Columbia County, Pennsylvania$410,7623.4%25.4%
7Perry County, Pennsylvania$383,7213.1%28.6%
8Crawford County, Pennsylvania$382,3403.1%31.7%
9Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$368,2873.0%34.7%
10York County, Pennsylvania$366,4683.0%37.7%
11Berks County, Pennsylvania$355,6352.9%40.6%
12Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$323,2102.7%43.3%
13Indiana County, Pennsylvania$312,4232.6%45.9%
14Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$288,7722.4%48.2%
15Juniata County, Pennsylvania$282,8542.3%50.5%
16Erie County, Pennsylvania$264,9082.2%52.7%
17Centre County, Pennsylvania$253,2592.1%54.8%
18Adams County, Pennsylvania$252,0852.1%56.9%
19Butler County, Pennsylvania$251,0152.1%58.9%
20Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$242,9082.0%60.9%
21Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$239,1372.0%62.9%
22Bradford County, Pennsylvania$226,7951.9%64.7%
23Fulton County, Pennsylvania$225,0671.8%66.6%
24Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$223,0881.8%68.4%
25Chester County, Pennsylvania$215,1491.8%70.2%
26Cambria County, Pennsylvania$207,6941.7%71.9%
27Bedford County, Pennsylvania$206,9801.7%73.6%
28Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$205,1811.7%75.3%
29Blair County, Pennsylvania$203,1981.7%76.9%
30Somerset County, Pennsylvania$197,4561.6%78.6%
31Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$196,0531.6%80.2%
32Clarion County, Pennsylvania$194,8341.6%81.8%
33Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$154,7311.3%83.0%
34Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$150,1261.2%84.3%
35Montour County, Pennsylvania$145,6931.2%85.5%
36Fayette County, Pennsylvania$130,6801.1%86.5%
37Clinton County, Pennsylvania$126,2751.0%87.6%
38Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$110,9510.9%88.5%
39Union County, Pennsylvania$103,5570.8%89.3%
40Snyder County, Pennsylvania$98,4710.8%90.1%
41Venango County, Pennsylvania$94,0570.8%90.9%
42Tioga County, Pennsylvania$90,6390.7%91.7%
43Washington County, Pennsylvania$89,1010.7%92.4%
44Bucks County, Pennsylvania$84,1240.7%93.1%
45Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$80,2500.7%93.7%
46Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$79,9210.7%94.4%
47Monroe County, Pennsylvania$78,2530.6%95.0%
48Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$77,8410.6%95.7%
49Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$73,3160.6%96.3%
50Carbon County, Pennsylvania$69,8550.6%96.8%
51Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$56,1960.5%97.3%
52Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$52,1110.4%97.7%
53Potter County, Pennsylvania$42,2330.3%98.1%
54Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$40,9570.3%98.4%
55Delaware County, Pennsylvania$30,0310.2%98.7%
56Beaver County, Pennsylvania$27,0530.2%98.9%
57Greene County, Pennsylvania$26,0090.2%99.1%
58McKean County, Pennsylvania$24,8400.2%99.3%
59Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$22,2600.2%99.5%
60Warren County, Pennsylvania$19,6570.2%99.6%
61Pike County, Pennsylvania$15,7340.1%99.8%
62Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$9,2580.1%99.9%
63Forest County, Pennsylvania$8,7020.1%99.9%
64Elk County, Pennsylvania$5,9920.0%100.0%
65Cameron County, Pennsylvania$2,7970.0%100.0%
66Wayne County, Pennsylvania$4010.0%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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