Commodity subsidies in South Carolina totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Orangeburg County, South Carolina$131,111,74210.2%10.2%
2Lee County, South Carolina$98,712,1527.7%17.8%
3Darlington County, South Carolina$90,547,0687.0%24.9%
4Williamsburg County, South Carolina$88,972,4506.9%31.8%
5Calhoun County, South Carolina$86,473,3676.7%38.5%
6Florence County, South Carolina$76,045,6055.9%44.4%
7Marlboro County, South Carolina$74,016,3315.7%50.1%
8Horry County, South Carolina$71,112,3355.5%55.7%
9Dillon County, South Carolina$68,076,4985.3%60.9%
10Clarendon County, South Carolina$64,971,6245.0%66.0%
11Sumter County, South Carolina$63,189,1584.9%70.9%
12Hampton County, South Carolina$52,252,0724.1%75.0%
13Allendale County, South Carolina$34,994,1652.7%77.7%
14Marion County, South Carolina$34,899,4512.7%80.4%
15Barnwell County, South Carolina$34,563,3282.7%83.1%
16Bamberg County, South Carolina$31,937,6362.5%85.5%
17Dorchester County, South Carolina$26,403,8802.0%87.6%
18Aiken County, South Carolina$21,006,6901.6%89.2%
19Colleton County, South Carolina$17,429,1581.4%90.6%
20Lexington County, South Carolina$12,325,8021.0%91.5%
21Newberry County, South Carolina$11,217,6180.9%92.4%
22Richland County, South Carolina$10,807,3490.8%93.2%
23Chesterfield County, South Carolina$10,321,5880.8%94.0%
24Georgetown County, South Carolina$8,848,1920.7%94.7%
25York County, South Carolina$8,843,1580.7%95.4%
26Saluda County, South Carolina$8,264,6730.6%96.1%
27Anderson County, South Carolina$7,956,5220.6%96.7%
28Berkeley County, South Carolina$6,173,5940.5%97.2%
29Kershaw County, South Carolina$6,036,7140.5%97.6%
30Chester County, South Carolina$5,561,3300.4%98.1%
31Laurens County, South Carolina$3,788,4800.3%98.4%
32Edgefield County, South Carolina$3,737,5420.3%98.6%
33Spartanburg County, South Carolina$3,275,6220.3%98.9%
34Jasper County, South Carolina$2,651,8760.2%99.1%
35Beaufort County, South Carolina$2,124,2720.2%99.3%
36Abbeville County, South Carolina$1,704,7050.1%99.4%
37Cherokee County, South Carolina$1,408,1100.1%99.5%
38Lancaster County, South Carolina$1,333,5010.1%99.6%
39Oconee County, South Carolina$1,279,3020.1%99.7%
40Greenville County, South Carolina$1,027,4200.1%99.8%
41Charleston County, South Carolina$944,8400.1%99.9%
42Greenwood County, South Carolina$615,8650.0%99.9%
43Fairfield County, South Carolina$337,3660.0%99.9%
44Pickens County, South Carolina$304,2670.0%100.0%
45Union County, South Carolina$299,2250.0%100.0%
46McCormick County, South Carolina$153,5390.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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