Total Organic Cost Share payments in South Carolina totaled $18,226 from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Total Organic Cost Share payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Organic Cost Share
Pct of
1Sumter County, South Carolina$2,62214.4%14.4%
2Lexington County, South Carolina$2,25012.3%26.7%
3Charleston County, South Carolina$1,81910.0%36.7%
4Spartanburg County, South Carolina$1,5218.3%45.1%
5Marion County, South Carolina$1,5008.2%53.3%
6Horry County, South Carolina$1,5008.2%61.5%
7York County, South Carolina$1,2747.0%68.5%
8Pickens County, South Carolina$1,1266.2%74.7%
9Richland County, South Carolina$1,0085.5%80.2%
10Anderson County, South Carolina$7504.1%84.3%
11Greenville County, South Carolina$7374.0%88.4%
12Laurens County, South Carolina$6863.8%92.1%
13Georgetown County, South Carolina$5633.1%95.2%
14Chester County, South Carolina$5633.1%98.3%
15Chesterfield County, South Carolina$3061.7%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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