Livestock Disaster / Emergency payments in South Carolina totaled $49.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Livestock Disaster / Emergency payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Livestock Disaster / Emergency
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Anderson County, South Carolina$6,723,16513.5%13.5%
2Saluda County, South Carolina$4,263,4968.6%22.1%
3Laurens County, South Carolina$4,098,5038.2%30.3%
4Abbeville County, South Carolina$4,069,0628.2%38.5%
5Newberry County, South Carolina$3,399,7586.8%45.3%
6Oconee County, South Carolina$2,538,1375.1%50.4%
7Chester County, South Carolina$1,979,4944.0%54.4%
8Spartanburg County, South Carolina$1,760,3563.5%57.9%
9York County, South Carolina$1,650,7073.3%61.2%
10Greenwood County, South Carolina$1,424,7372.9%64.1%
11Aiken County, South Carolina$1,386,5122.8%66.9%
12Edgefield County, South Carolina$1,296,4922.6%69.5%
13Cherokee County, South Carolina$1,167,8582.3%71.8%
14Union County, South Carolina$977,4002.0%73.8%
15Barnwell County, South Carolina$932,6311.9%75.6%
16Chesterfield County, South Carolina$930,5771.9%77.5%
17Lancaster County, South Carolina$927,1671.9%79.4%
18Greenville County, South Carolina$912,8211.8%81.2%
19Horry County, South Carolina$892,4791.8%83.0%
20Orangeburg County, South Carolina$818,1381.6%84.6%
21Marion County, South Carolina$703,0121.4%86.1%
22McCormick County, South Carolina$692,7841.4%87.4%
23Lexington County, South Carolina$687,0531.4%88.8%
24Pickens County, South Carolina$685,7401.4%90.2%
25Bamberg County, South Carolina$644,1331.3%91.5%
26Colleton County, South Carolina$460,3970.9%92.4%
27Dorchester County, South Carolina$422,3600.8%93.3%
28Clarendon County, South Carolina$348,5370.7%94.0%
29Lee County, South Carolina$339,2560.7%94.7%
30Kershaw County, South Carolina$336,7110.7%95.3%
31Allendale County, South Carolina$318,6520.6%96.0%
32Williamsburg County, South Carolina$307,4690.6%96.6%
33Fairfield County, South Carolina$304,9150.6%97.2%
34Sumter County, South Carolina$212,9810.4%97.6%
35Darlington County, South Carolina$187,5510.4%98.0%
36Calhoun County, South Carolina$185,3040.4%98.4%
37Dillon County, South Carolina$160,8350.3%98.7%
38Hampton County, South Carolina$144,1860.3%99.0%
39Florence County, South Carolina$94,4990.2%99.2%
40Georgetown County, South Carolina$83,3150.2%99.3%
41Berkeley County, South Carolina$75,3300.2%99.5%
42Marlboro County, South Carolina$75,3110.2%99.6%
43Richland County, South Carolina$64,4770.1%99.8%
44Jasper County, South Carolina$57,6760.1%99.9%
45Charleston County, South Carolina$44,5690.1%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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