Dairy Program Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $16.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving dairy program subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Dairy Program Subsidies
Pct of
1Newberry County, South Carolina$3,522,24520.8%20.8%
2Orangeburg County, South Carolina$2,686,73115.9%36.7%
3Bamberg County, South Carolina$1,820,39410.8%47.5%
4Saluda County, South Carolina$1,541,4539.1%56.6%
5Laurens County, South Carolina$1,179,9647.0%63.5%
6Spartanburg County, South Carolina$1,036,4936.1%69.7%
7Anderson County, South Carolina$864,3675.1%74.8%
8York County, South Carolina$631,3303.7%78.5%
9Edgefield County, South Carolina$627,4753.7%82.2%
10Chester County, South Carolina$538,7253.2%85.4%
11Abbeville County, South Carolina$419,1652.5%87.9%
12Sumter County, South Carolina$407,4512.4%90.3%
13Greenville County, South Carolina$351,9402.1%92.4%
14Darlington County, South Carolina$295,1701.7%94.1%
15Oconee County, South Carolina$280,0201.7%95.8%
16Dorchester County, South Carolina$211,9531.3%97.0%
17Lexington County, South Carolina$181,8491.1%98.1%
18Barnwell County, South Carolina$103,7930.6%98.7%
19Pickens County, South Carolina$99,9860.6%99.3%
20Fairfield County, South Carolina$94,2660.6%99.8%
21Greenwood County, South Carolina$14,5340.1%99.9%
22Aiken County, South Carolina$5,7240.0%100.0%
23Florence County, South Carolina$3,3280.0%100.0%
24Lancaster County, South Carolina$1,9960.0%100.0%
25Marion County, South Carolina$6270.0%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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