Tobacco Payment Program payments in South Carolina totaled $3.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Tobacco Payment Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Tobacco Payment Program
Pct of
1Horry County, South Carolina$1,110,56028.4%28.4%
2Florence County, South Carolina$716,95118.3%46.7%
3Williamsburg County, South Carolina$451,72111.5%58.3%
4Marion County, South Carolina$356,8399.1%67.4%
5Dillon County, South Carolina$352,3409.0%76.4%
6Darlington County, South Carolina$314,9918.1%84.4%
7Clarendon County, South Carolina$201,9355.2%89.6%
8Georgetown County, South Carolina$92,9222.4%92.0%
9Sumter County, South Carolina$86,7832.2%94.2%
10Lee County, South Carolina$61,2781.6%95.8%
11Marlboro County, South Carolina$53,1821.4%97.1%
12Colleton County, South Carolina$29,2490.7%97.9%
13Dorchester County, South Carolina$25,2340.6%98.5%
14Chesterfield County, South Carolina$24,8060.6%99.1%
15Berkeley County, South Carolina$22,0080.6%99.7%
16Kershaw County, South Carolina$6,9740.2%99.9%
17Bamberg County, South Carolina$2,6360.1%100.0%
18Jasper County, South Carolina$1,7230.0%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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