USDA subsidies in South Carolina totaled $2.5 billion from 1995-2017.

Total USDA - Subsidies in South Carolina by county, 1995-2017

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Orangeburg County, South Carolina$215,380,9038.7%8.7%
2Williamsburg County, South Carolina$166,410,4916.8%15.5%
3Lee County, South Carolina$155,252,9386.3%21.8%
4Horry County, South Carolina$154,310,3476.3%28.1%
5Darlington County, South Carolina$145,472,4475.9%34.0%
6Florence County, South Carolina$136,156,0905.5%39.5%
7Clarendon County, South Carolina$133,550,3555.4%44.9%
8Calhoun County, South Carolina$119,167,3934.8%49.8%
9Marlboro County, South Carolina$111,820,1664.5%54.3%
10Dillon County, South Carolina$111,807,7734.5%58.8%
11Sumter County, South Carolina$110,660,6164.5%63.3%
12Hampton County, South Carolina$74,587,6123.0%66.3%
13Marion County, South Carolina$64,400,9952.6%69.0%
14Bamberg County, South Carolina$61,450,6392.5%71.5%
15Barnwell County, South Carolina$61,417,4532.5%74.0%
16Allendale County, South Carolina$60,246,5212.4%76.4%
17South Carolina NRCS$48,390,5062.0%78.4%
18Edgefield County, South Carolina$45,681,0061.9%80.2%
19Saluda County, South Carolina$45,330,0851.8%82.1%
20Aiken County, South Carolina$44,765,9121.8%83.9%
21Dorchester County, South Carolina$44,283,1951.8%85.7%
22Chesterfield County, South Carolina$38,232,3811.6%87.2%
23Colleton County, South Carolina$37,722,2841.5%88.8%
24Anderson County, South Carolina$27,013,0501.1%89.8%
25Spartanburg County, South Carolina$24,695,8271.0%90.9%
26Newberry County, South Carolina$22,255,0490.9%91.8%
27Richland County, South Carolina$21,820,2430.9%92.6%
28Georgetown County, South Carolina$18,959,1780.8%93.4%
29Lexington County, South Carolina$18,372,4100.7%94.2%
30York County, South Carolina$17,901,1850.7%94.9%
31Laurens County, South Carolina$14,166,8650.6%95.5%
32Berkeley County, South Carolina$13,581,9150.6%96.0%
33Kershaw County, South Carolina$13,420,8560.5%96.6%
34Chester County, South Carolina$11,929,1090.5%97.0%
35Abbeville County, South Carolina$11,157,2370.5%97.5%
36Oconee County, South Carolina$7,987,9900.3%97.8%
37Cherokee County, South Carolina$7,941,3440.3%98.1%
38Charleston County, South Carolina$7,004,2100.3%98.4%
39Greenville County, South Carolina$6,558,8690.3%98.7%
40Lancaster County, South Carolina$4,707,0340.2%98.9%
41Jasper County, South Carolina$4,579,7740.2%99.1%
42Beaufort County, South Carolina$4,086,1320.2%99.2%
43Greenwood County, South Carolina$3,958,7150.2%99.4%
44Pickens County, South Carolina$2,821,7950.1%99.5%
45Union County, South Carolina$2,445,2280.1%99.6%
46McCormick County, South Carolina$1,735,8770.1%99.7%
47Fairfield County, South Carolina$1,260,5890.1%99.7%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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