Commodity subsidies in Pennsylvania totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Pennsylvania Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$138,073,5288.9%8.9%
2Franklin County, Pennsylvania$86,348,2005.5%14.4%
3Berks County, Pennsylvania$74,858,4554.8%19.2%
4York County, Pennsylvania$72,938,7024.7%23.9%
5Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$49,748,2083.2%27.1%
6Bradford County, Pennsylvania$47,273,3873.0%30.1%
7Chester County, Pennsylvania$46,351,8323.0%33.1%
8Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$42,154,8552.7%35.8%
9Adams County, Pennsylvania$41,917,2832.7%38.5%
10Mercer County, Pennsylvania$41,647,4452.7%41.1%
11Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$41,242,9872.6%43.8%
12Crawford County, Pennsylvania$41,017,3262.6%46.4%
13Blair County, Pennsylvania$37,285,1112.4%48.8%
14Centre County, Pennsylvania$36,899,0352.4%51.2%
15Bedford County, Pennsylvania$36,484,3672.3%53.5%
16Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$33,129,5952.1%55.6%
17Somerset County, Pennsylvania$33,006,0712.1%57.8%
18Perry County, Pennsylvania$30,423,0362.0%59.7%
19Northampton County, Pennsylvania$30,260,0261.9%61.7%
20Indiana County, Pennsylvania$29,841,3291.9%63.6%
21Erie County, Pennsylvania$27,345,2651.8%65.3%
22Columbia County, Pennsylvania$26,881,7421.7%67.0%
23Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$26,564,3921.7%68.8%
24Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$26,550,5901.7%70.5%
25Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$25,816,5241.7%72.1%
26Juniata County, Pennsylvania$25,622,2941.6%73.8%
27Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$24,948,6231.6%75.4%
28Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$22,610,1601.5%76.8%
29Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$22,474,4731.4%78.2%
30Tioga County, Pennsylvania$22,156,3941.4%79.7%
31Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$19,922,4061.3%80.9%
32Butler County, Pennsylvania$19,745,7471.3%82.2%
33Snyder County, Pennsylvania$19,095,1201.2%83.4%
34Union County, Pennsylvania$16,860,8501.1%84.5%
35Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$16,804,3031.1%85.6%
36Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$16,303,6671.0%86.6%
37Clinton County, Pennsylvania$15,640,0031.0%87.6%
38Bucks County, Pennsylvania$15,602,8641.0%88.6%
39Fulton County, Pennsylvania$15,464,2831.0%89.6%
40Cambria County, Pennsylvania$14,960,5821.0%90.6%
41Clarion County, Pennsylvania$13,795,3880.9%91.5%
42Fayette County, Pennsylvania$13,000,0010.8%92.3%
43Potter County, Pennsylvania$10,557,1290.7%93.0%
44Montour County, Pennsylvania$9,383,5540.6%93.6%
45Washington County, Pennsylvania$9,130,0630.6%94.2%
46Wayne County, Pennsylvania$8,644,5980.6%94.7%
47Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$8,612,2850.6%95.3%
48Warren County, Pennsylvania$7,726,6320.5%95.8%
49Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$7,612,9280.5%96.3%
50Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$7,366,6150.5%96.7%
51Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$7,337,0850.5%97.2%
52Venango County, Pennsylvania$7,248,1610.5%97.7%
53Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$6,001,4580.4%98.1%
54Beaver County, Pennsylvania$5,376,4620.3%98.4%
55Sullivan County, Pennsylvania$5,088,4000.3%98.7%
56Carbon County, Pennsylvania$4,149,6910.3%99.0%
57Monroe County, Pennsylvania$4,101,3880.3%99.3%
58McKean County, Pennsylvania$2,604,2180.2%99.4%
59Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$2,277,5630.1%99.6%
60Greene County, Pennsylvania$2,264,8810.1%99.7%
61Elk County, Pennsylvania$1,195,3340.1%99.8%
62Delaware County, Pennsylvania$912,9800.1%99.9%
63Forest County, Pennsylvania$704,1110.0%99.9%
64Pike County, Pennsylvania$621,4260.0%99.9%
65Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$602,6130.0%100.0%
66Cameron County, Pennsylvania$196,8250.0%100.0%
67Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania$9,0510.0%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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