Env. Quality Incentive Program payments in South Carolina totaled $47.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Env. Quality Incentive Program payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Env. Quality Incentive Program
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1South Carolina NRCS$26,661,56456.1%56.1%
2Sumter County, South Carolina$1,487,5543.1%59.2%
3Kershaw County, South Carolina$1,202,7442.5%61.8%
4Clarendon County, South Carolina$1,166,3332.5%64.2%
5Edgefield County, South Carolina$1,102,8642.3%66.5%
6Saluda County, South Carolina$1,008,0422.1%68.6%
7Dillon County, South Carolina$1,007,4952.1%70.8%
8Lee County, South Carolina$1,004,9162.1%72.9%
9Marlboro County, South Carolina$971,2562.0%74.9%
10Marion County, South Carolina$950,1482.0%76.9%
11Orangeburg County, South Carolina$907,1221.9%78.8%
12Chesterfield County, South Carolina$603,1971.3%80.1%
13Oconee County, South Carolina$576,4841.2%81.3%
14Horry County, South Carolina$531,9151.1%82.4%
15Williamsburg County, South Carolina$498,9841.0%83.5%
16Florence County, South Carolina$474,2131.0%84.5%
17Hampton County, South Carolina$458,5511.0%85.4%
18Anderson County, South Carolina$453,9461.0%86.4%
19Newberry County, South Carolina$432,2540.9%87.3%
20Allendale County, South Carolina$412,2650.9%88.2%
21Darlington County, South Carolina$398,8660.8%89.0%
22Abbeville County, South Carolina$389,3500.8%89.8%
23Aiken County, South Carolina$363,0580.8%90.6%
24Bamberg County, South Carolina$353,2480.7%91.3%
25Dorchester County, South Carolina$349,4130.7%92.1%
26York County, South Carolina$342,5010.7%92.8%
27Pickens County, South Carolina$321,5190.7%93.5%
28Lexington County, South Carolina$305,2010.6%94.1%
29Calhoun County, South Carolina$259,9160.5%94.7%
30Barnwell County, South Carolina$257,1490.5%95.2%
31Lancaster County, South Carolina$237,2950.5%95.7%
32Chester County, South Carolina$235,6280.5%96.2%
33Cherokee County, South Carolina$203,8600.4%96.6%
34Spartanburg County, South Carolina$197,6880.4%97.0%
35Greenwood County, South Carolina$189,0270.4%97.4%
36Colleton County, South Carolina$177,5190.4%97.8%
37Laurens County, South Carolina$153,9540.3%98.1%
38Berkeley County, South Carolina$146,1870.3%98.4%
39McCormick County, South Carolina$141,8950.3%98.7%
40Greenville County, South Carolina$126,2590.3%99.0%
41Richland County, South Carolina$123,5690.3%99.3%
42Georgetown County, South Carolina$108,5150.2%99.5%
43Fairfield County, South Carolina$69,8220.1%99.6%
44Union County, South Carolina$59,9250.1%99.8%
45Beaufort County, South Carolina$45,3580.1%99.9%
46Charleston County, South Carolina$42,0690.1%100.0%
47Jasper County, South Carolina$21,5630.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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