Wheat Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $180 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in South Carolina Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Darlington County, South Carolina$15,891,1978.8%8.8%
2Dillon County, South Carolina$15,880,0918.8%17.6%
3Clarendon County, South Carolina$14,487,0618.0%25.6%
4Orangeburg County, South Carolina$13,348,7267.4%33.0%
5Lee County, South Carolina$12,889,2847.1%40.2%
6Sumter County, South Carolina$10,804,9686.0%46.2%
7Florence County, South Carolina$9,710,8265.4%51.6%
8Marlboro County, South Carolina$7,922,4434.4%56.0%
9Allendale County, South Carolina$7,363,2154.1%60.0%
10Horry County, South Carolina$7,285,1594.0%64.1%
11Williamsburg County, South Carolina$5,867,7413.3%67.3%
12Marion County, South Carolina$5,811,4213.2%70.6%
13Chesterfield County, South Carolina$4,477,6742.5%73.0%
14Barnwell County, South Carolina$4,470,0262.5%75.5%
15Calhoun County, South Carolina$4,463,8982.5%78.0%
16Anderson County, South Carolina$3,828,9302.1%80.1%
17Hampton County, South Carolina$3,731,7062.1%82.2%
18Newberry County, South Carolina$3,311,1461.8%84.0%
19Bamberg County, South Carolina$2,970,3481.6%85.7%
20Richland County, South Carolina$2,899,1821.6%87.3%
21Saluda County, South Carolina$2,332,0791.3%88.6%
22Aiken County, South Carolina$2,285,8041.3%89.8%
23Lexington County, South Carolina$2,252,8841.2%91.1%
24Colleton County, South Carolina$1,751,6921.0%92.1%
25Kershaw County, South Carolina$1,603,0780.9%92.9%
26York County, South Carolina$1,570,4280.9%93.8%
27Laurens County, South Carolina$1,416,8560.8%94.6%
28Spartanburg County, South Carolina$1,189,7170.7%95.3%
29Georgetown County, South Carolina$1,059,9700.6%95.9%
30Chester County, South Carolina$985,2300.5%96.4%
31Dorchester County, South Carolina$983,2700.5%96.9%
32Berkeley County, South Carolina$827,3560.5%97.4%
33Abbeville County, South Carolina$740,2620.4%97.8%
34Edgefield County, South Carolina$716,0750.4%98.2%
35Cherokee County, South Carolina$547,6530.3%98.5%
36Lancaster County, South Carolina$449,0540.2%98.8%
37Jasper County, South Carolina$441,0630.2%99.0%
38Oconee County, South Carolina$439,6330.2%99.2%
39Beaufort County, South Carolina$337,5510.2%99.4%
40Greenwood County, South Carolina$321,0120.2%99.6%
41Greenville County, South Carolina$197,0740.1%99.7%
42Union County, South Carolina$167,5400.1%99.8%
43Charleston County, South Carolina$105,3040.1%99.9%
44McCormick County, South Carolina$88,3480.0%99.9%
45Fairfield County, South Carolina$73,0930.0%100.0%
46Pickens County, South Carolina$64,9440.0%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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