Wheat Subsidies in Pennsylvania totaled $63.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Pennsylvania Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1York County, Pennsylvania$7,571,83811.9%11.9%
2Adams County, Pennsylvania$4,507,3207.1%19.0%
3Berks County, Pennsylvania$3,935,6676.2%25.2%
4Cumberland County, Pennsylvania$3,452,2735.4%30.6%
5Lehigh County, Pennsylvania$2,721,0604.3%34.9%
6Northampton County, Pennsylvania$2,669,6274.2%39.1%
7Franklin County, Pennsylvania$2,509,0623.9%43.0%
8Northumberland County, Pennsylvania$2,447,8783.8%46.8%
9Lancaster County, Pennsylvania$2,141,6563.4%50.2%
10Perry County, Pennsylvania$2,141,2523.4%53.6%
11Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania$1,925,8743.0%56.6%
12Dauphin County, Pennsylvania$1,921,9303.0%59.6%
13Columbia County, Pennsylvania$1,862,5292.9%62.5%
14Mercer County, Pennsylvania$1,666,8262.6%65.2%
15Chester County, Pennsylvania$1,581,5282.5%67.6%
16Centre County, Pennsylvania$1,527,4212.4%70.0%
17Bucks County, Pennsylvania$1,250,4322.0%72.0%
18Lebanon County, Pennsylvania$1,183,7341.9%73.9%
19Butler County, Pennsylvania$1,104,6491.7%75.6%
20Erie County, Pennsylvania$1,049,7191.6%77.2%
21Crawford County, Pennsylvania$959,7481.5%78.8%
22Cambria County, Pennsylvania$922,2091.4%80.2%
23Juniata County, Pennsylvania$862,7351.4%81.6%
24Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania$855,2641.3%82.9%
25Montgomery County, Pennsylvania$775,2501.2%84.1%
26Lawrence County, Pennsylvania$763,9251.2%85.3%
27Indiana County, Pennsylvania$740,0841.2%86.5%
28Fulton County, Pennsylvania$690,9431.1%87.6%
29Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania$614,6221.0%88.5%
30Armstrong County, Pennsylvania$614,5411.0%89.5%
31Luzerne County, Pennsylvania$558,7420.9%90.4%
32Union County, Pennsylvania$519,8580.8%91.2%
33Lycoming County, Pennsylvania$476,5870.7%91.9%
34Snyder County, Pennsylvania$475,9890.7%92.7%
35Bedford County, Pennsylvania$459,8220.7%93.4%
36Carbon County, Pennsylvania$458,6640.7%94.1%
37Montour County, Pennsylvania$448,2910.7%94.8%
38Clarion County, Pennsylvania$369,9250.6%95.4%
39Monroe County, Pennsylvania$361,7450.6%96.0%
40Clinton County, Pennsylvania$351,8070.6%96.5%
41Mifflin County, Pennsylvania$321,4240.5%97.0%
42Blair County, Pennsylvania$306,8030.5%97.5%
43Fayette County, Pennsylvania$249,9610.4%97.9%
44Beaver County, Pennsylvania$211,1760.3%98.3%
45Potter County, Pennsylvania$190,9820.3%98.6%
46Jefferson County, Pennsylvania$152,0840.2%98.8%
47Venango County, Pennsylvania$150,1140.2%99.0%
48Somerset County, Pennsylvania$132,5520.2%99.2%
49Washington County, Pennsylvania$111,3060.2%99.4%
50Clearfield County, Pennsylvania$69,8840.1%99.5%
51Tioga County, Pennsylvania$55,1410.1%99.6%
52Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania$52,6340.1%99.7%
53Delaware County, Pennsylvania$45,4800.1%99.8%
54Wyoming County, Pennsylvania$45,2960.1%99.8%
55Greene County, Pennsylvania$31,6400.0%99.9%
56Allegheny County, Pennsylvania$30,1090.0%99.9%
57Bradford County, Pennsylvania$22,7170.0%100.0%
58Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania$9,8850.0%100.0%
59Warren County, Pennsylvania$5,6830.0%100.0%
60McKean County, Pennsylvania$5,6480.0%100.0%
61Cameron County, Pennsylvania$1,2520.0%100.0%
62Elk County, Pennsylvania$3490.0%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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