Livestock Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $51.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Anderson County, South Carolina$6,746,74613.0%13.0%
2Saluda County, South Carolina$4,308,1178.3%21.3%
3Laurens County, South Carolina$4,124,7208.0%29.3%
4Abbeville County, South Carolina$4,120,5637.9%37.2%
5Newberry County, South Carolina$3,540,5706.8%44.1%
6Oconee County, South Carolina$2,573,7355.0%49.0%
7Chester County, South Carolina$2,021,2673.9%52.9%
8Spartanburg County, South Carolina$1,791,5523.5%56.4%
9York County, South Carolina$1,674,6753.2%59.6%
10Aiken County, South Carolina$1,488,2422.9%62.5%
11Greenwood County, South Carolina$1,424,7372.7%65.2%
12Edgefield County, South Carolina$1,311,1552.5%67.8%
13Cherokee County, South Carolina$1,207,7372.3%70.1%
14Orangeburg County, South Carolina$1,009,3441.9%72.0%
15Union County, South Carolina$996,1551.9%74.0%
16Barnwell County, South Carolina$965,1861.9%75.8%
17Chesterfield County, South Carolina$954,3041.8%77.7%
18Lancaster County, South Carolina$935,3491.8%79.5%
19Greenville County, South Carolina$923,8841.8%81.3%
20Horry County, South Carolina$923,8821.8%83.0%
21Marion County, South Carolina$803,7121.6%84.6%
22Lexington County, South Carolina$770,9101.5%86.1%
23Bamberg County, South Carolina$726,1571.4%87.5%
24Pickens County, South Carolina$705,8851.4%88.8%
25McCormick County, South Carolina$692,7841.3%90.2%
26Dorchester County, South Carolina$529,4171.0%91.2%
27Colleton County, South Carolina$498,3501.0%92.2%
28Clarendon County, South Carolina$439,7060.8%93.0%
29Dillon County, South Carolina$435,8050.8%93.9%
30Lee County, South Carolina$375,9960.7%94.6%
31Kershaw County, South Carolina$355,2410.7%95.3%
32Williamsburg County, South Carolina$331,4980.6%95.9%
33Allendale County, South Carolina$321,1320.6%96.5%
34Fairfield County, South Carolina$304,9150.6%97.1%
35Sumter County, South Carolina$248,1160.5%97.6%
36Calhoun County, South Carolina$223,6930.4%98.0%
37Darlington County, South Carolina$214,2480.4%98.4%
38Florence County, South Carolina$172,1470.3%98.8%
39Hampton County, South Carolina$159,8230.3%99.1%
40Marlboro County, South Carolina$102,0170.2%99.3%
41Berkeley County, South Carolina$98,1640.2%99.5%
42Georgetown County, South Carolina$93,5900.2%99.6%
43Richland County, South Carolina$68,9910.1%99.8%
44Jasper County, South Carolina$62,4100.1%99.9%
45Charleston County, South Carolina$45,2590.1%100.0%
46Beaufort County, South Carolina$9,1820.0%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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