Conservation payments in Pennsylvania totaled $509 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Pennsylvania Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Pennsylvania NRCS$55,565,23010.9%10.9%
2Bradford County, Pennsylvania$36,536,9897.2%18.1%
3Columbia County, Pennsylvania$22,335,0994.4%22.5%
4Tioga County, Pennsylvania$22,121,1544.3%26.8%
5Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$21,974,2234.3%31.1%
6Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$19,664,6493.9%35.0%
7Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$15,793,0703.1%38.1%
8Somerset County, Pennsylvania$14,060,6902.8%40.9%
9Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$13,031,3392.6%43.4%
10Potter County, Pennsylvania$12,790,7112.5%45.9%
11Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$12,769,8672.5%48.4%
12Berks County, Pennsylvania$11,956,4162.3%50.8%
13Montour County, Pennsylvania$11,878,2622.3%53.1%
14Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$11,361,7672.2%55.3%
15York County, Pennsylvania$11,302,5622.2%57.6%
16Bedford County, Pennsylvania$10,549,7242.1%59.6%
17Franklin County, Pennsylvania$10,048,9072.0%61.6%
18Juniata County, Pennsylvania$9,827,2741.9%63.5%
19Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$9,360,6131.8%65.4%
20Perry County, Pennsylvania$8,246,5431.6%67.0%
21Fulton County, Pennsylvania$7,994,5291.6%68.6%
22Erie County, Pennsylvania$7,898,7001.6%70.1%
23Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$7,857,5251.5%71.7%
24Adams County, Pennsylvania$7,563,1171.5%73.1%
25Washington County, Pennsylvania$7,528,3211.5%74.6%
26Snyder County, Pennsylvania$7,477,6081.5%76.1%
27Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$7,326,6681.4%77.5%
28Centre County, Pennsylvania$7,207,8571.4%78.9%
29Cambria County, Pennsylvania$7,106,3281.4%80.3%
30Indiana County, Pennsylvania$6,554,1331.3%81.6%
31Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$6,474,5611.3%82.9%
32Chester County, Pennsylvania$6,116,2651.2%84.1%
33Union County, Pennsylvania$5,216,3271.0%85.1%
34Crawford County, Pennsylvania$5,021,0431.0%86.1%
35Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$4,996,1801.0%87.1%
36Clarion County, Pennsylvania$4,798,7070.9%88.0%
37Butler County, Pennsylvania$4,682,7760.9%89.0%
38Blair County, Pennsylvania$4,594,8450.9%89.9%
39Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$4,576,7900.9%90.8%
40Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$4,271,0190.8%91.6%
41Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$3,945,8240.8%92.4%
42Fayette County, Pennsylvania$3,812,1210.7%93.1%
43McKean County, Pennsylvania$3,259,8180.6%93.8%
44Wayne County, Pennsylvania$2,949,0280.6%94.3%
45Mercer County, Pennsylvania$2,815,9630.6%94.9%
46Venango County, Pennsylvania$2,381,4360.5%95.4%
47Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$2,317,2570.5%95.8%
48Warren County, Pennsylvania$2,292,0580.5%96.3%
49Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$2,212,2390.4%96.7%
50Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$2,178,7580.4%97.1%
51Beaver County, Pennsylvania$1,920,2080.4%97.5%
52Clinton County, Pennsylvania$1,790,1290.4%97.9%
53Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$1,743,0890.3%98.2%
54Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$1,632,4770.3%98.5%
55Carbon County, Pennsylvania$1,619,1500.3%98.8%
56Bucks County, Pennsylvania$1,457,7710.3%99.1%
57Greene County, Pennsylvania$1,283,2670.3%99.4%
58Northampton County, Pennsylvania$871,2740.2%99.5%
59Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$788,6290.2%99.7%
60Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$671,6020.1%99.8%
61Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$301,7770.1%99.9%
62Cameron County, Pennsylvania$153,0340.0%99.9%
63Monroe County, Pennsylvania$117,6200.0%99.9%
64Elk County, Pennsylvania$110,9600.0%100.0%
65Delaware County, Pennsylvania$73,7790.0%100.0%
66Forest County, Pennsylvania$54,3860.0%100.0%
67Pike County, Pennsylvania$29,5580.0%100.0%

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 October 31, 2019.

 

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