Loan Deficiency Payments in South Carolina totaled $159 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Loan Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Loan Deficiency Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Orangeburg County, South Carolina$23,663,67214.9%14.9%
2Calhoun County, South Carolina$13,605,6728.6%23.4%
3Williamsburg County, South Carolina$13,097,9508.2%31.7%
4Lee County, South Carolina$10,263,5216.5%38.1%
5Darlington County, South Carolina$9,663,9706.1%44.2%
6Marlboro County, South Carolina$9,161,1215.8%50.0%
7Clarendon County, South Carolina$7,148,2504.5%54.5%
8Horry County, South Carolina$6,896,5374.3%58.8%
9Florence County, South Carolina$6,662,0834.2%63.0%
10Hampton County, South Carolina$6,387,2844.0%67.0%
11Sumter County, South Carolina$6,362,8124.0%71.0%
12Dillon County, South Carolina$5,696,0753.6%74.6%
13Dorchester County, South Carolina$5,321,5223.3%78.0%
14Barnwell County, South Carolina$4,955,7143.1%81.1%
15Allendale County, South Carolina$4,237,0322.7%83.7%
16Bamberg County, South Carolina$3,958,3372.5%86.2%
17Aiken County, South Carolina$3,612,2662.3%88.5%
18Marion County, South Carolina$2,519,1901.6%90.1%
19Lexington County, South Carolina$2,478,5901.6%91.6%
20Colleton County, South Carolina$2,389,0521.5%93.1%
21Chesterfield County, South Carolina$1,442,8250.9%94.0%
22Newberry County, South Carolina$1,224,8320.8%94.8%
23Richland County, South Carolina$1,155,0910.7%95.5%
24York County, South Carolina$1,075,7210.7%96.2%
25Saluda County, South Carolina$955,6370.6%96.8%
26Chester County, South Carolina$844,2450.5%97.4%
27Anderson County, South Carolina$794,4580.5%97.9%
28Georgetown County, South Carolina$793,7470.5%98.4%
29Berkeley County, South Carolina$574,5310.4%98.7%
30Edgefield County, South Carolina$461,7910.3%99.0%
31Kershaw County, South Carolina$435,6300.3%99.3%
32Lancaster County, South Carolina$196,2790.1%99.4%
33Abbeville County, South Carolina$174,8640.1%99.5%
34Oconee County, South Carolina$148,4480.1%99.6%
35Spartanburg County, South Carolina$147,0630.1%99.7%
36Jasper County, South Carolina$133,6030.1%99.8%
37Laurens County, South Carolina$85,8020.1%99.8%
38Greenville County, South Carolina$71,2580.0%99.9%
39Cherokee County, South Carolina$63,9090.0%99.9%
40Charleston County, South Carolina$53,6220.0%100.0%
41Greenwood County, South Carolina$29,3370.0%100.0%
42Pickens County, South Carolina$20,3800.0%100.0%
43Beaufort County, South Carolina$16,4480.0%100.0%
44Union County, South Carolina$1,5880.0%100.0%
45Fairfield County, South Carolina$1,3600.0%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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