Peanut Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $124 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Peanut Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Orangeburg County, South Carolina$16,762,04013.5%13.5%
2Calhoun County, South Carolina$13,667,09711.0%24.6%
3Hampton County, South Carolina$10,832,5088.8%33.3%
4Barnwell County, South Carolina$10,076,9608.1%41.5%
5Lee County, South Carolina$8,123,9026.6%48.1%
6Sumter County, South Carolina$7,079,1185.7%53.8%
7Allendale County, South Carolina$6,868,0225.6%59.3%
8Bamberg County, South Carolina$5,516,6304.5%63.8%
9Horry County, South Carolina$5,078,5554.1%67.9%
10Marlboro County, South Carolina$4,911,2014.0%71.9%
11Darlington County, South Carolina$4,373,1623.5%75.4%
12Dorchester County, South Carolina$3,905,6543.2%78.6%
13Aiken County, South Carolina$3,691,4253.0%81.5%
14Marion County, South Carolina$3,634,1272.9%84.5%
15Florence County, South Carolina$3,577,6222.9%87.4%
16Clarendon County, South Carolina$3,292,1332.7%90.0%
17Dillon County, South Carolina$3,029,0552.4%92.5%
18Williamsburg County, South Carolina$2,992,0112.4%94.9%
19Colleton County, South Carolina$2,705,1432.2%97.1%
20Lexington County, South Carolina$1,277,5451.0%98.1%
21Richland County, South Carolina$691,0600.6%98.7%
22Georgetown County, South Carolina$631,5280.5%99.2%
23Jasper County, South Carolina$305,5420.2%99.4%
24Kershaw County, South Carolina$196,3660.2%99.6%
25Chesterfield County, South Carolina$186,5230.2%99.7%
26Berkeley County, South Carolina$148,2950.1%99.9%
27Saluda County, South Carolina$85,8370.1%99.9%
28Edgefield County, South Carolina$34,2110.0%100.0%
29Chester County, South Carolina$21,5050.0%100.0%
30York County, South Carolina$18,6460.0%100.0%
31Charleston County, South Carolina$18,1490.0%100.0%
32Newberry County, South Carolina$2,1520.0%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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