Emergency Conservation payments in South Carolina totaled $23.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Emergency Conservation payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Emergency Conservation
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Clarendon County, South Carolina$7,296,10230.8%30.8%
2Williamsburg County, South Carolina$3,342,32814.1%44.9%
3Florence County, South Carolina$1,538,5726.5%51.4%
4Horry County, South Carolina$1,227,9805.2%56.6%
5Marion County, South Carolina$1,080,7124.6%61.2%
6Orangeburg County, South Carolina$827,3873.5%64.7%
7Barnwell County, South Carolina$704,6403.0%67.6%
8Dillon County, South Carolina$595,1382.5%70.2%
9Lee County, South Carolina$562,0512.4%72.5%
10Abbeville County, South Carolina$542,4832.3%74.8%
11Dorchester County, South Carolina$510,0972.2%77.0%
12Colleton County, South Carolina$427,0251.8%78.8%
13Saluda County, South Carolina$401,0951.7%80.5%
14Georgetown County, South Carolina$355,0401.5%82.0%
15Berkeley County, South Carolina$344,3741.5%83.4%
16Anderson County, South Carolina$308,0101.3%84.7%
17Aiken County, South Carolina$269,4761.1%85.9%
18Newberry County, South Carolina$252,9281.1%86.9%
19Greenwood County, South Carolina$223,6220.9%87.9%
20Allendale County, South Carolina$213,1850.9%88.8%
21Chesterfield County, South Carolina$203,7440.9%89.6%
22York County, South Carolina$178,1800.8%90.4%
23Bamberg County, South Carolina$176,4660.7%91.1%
24Edgefield County, South Carolina$174,3620.7%91.9%
25Laurens County, South Carolina$162,1370.7%92.6%
26Sumter County, South Carolina$158,1250.7%93.2%
27Marlboro County, South Carolina$156,5310.7%93.9%
28Calhoun County, South Carolina$145,5870.6%94.5%
29McCormick County, South Carolina$122,7380.5%95.0%
30Chester County, South Carolina$118,9300.5%95.5%
31Spartanburg County, South Carolina$115,6260.5%96.0%
32Hampton County, South Carolina$111,7570.5%96.5%
33Charleston County, South Carolina$108,0290.5%96.9%
34Darlington County, South Carolina$106,5770.5%97.4%
35Oconee County, South Carolina$100,5340.4%97.8%
36Lexington County, South Carolina$95,6320.4%98.2%
37Greenville County, South Carolina$70,7680.3%98.5%
38Pickens County, South Carolina$69,3460.3%98.8%
39Cherokee County, South Carolina$62,6350.3%99.1%
40Lancaster County, South Carolina$54,9680.2%99.3%
41Union County, South Carolina$47,4910.2%99.5%
42Kershaw County, South Carolina$38,8820.2%99.7%
43Fairfield County, South Carolina$27,5500.1%99.8%
44Richland County, South Carolina$23,6260.1%99.9%
45Jasper County, South Carolina$18,3730.1%100.0%
46Beaufort County, South Carolina$8,6560.0%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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