USDA subsidies in South Dakota totaled $16.6 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in South Dakota by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Brown County, South Dakota$945,587,0645.7%5.7%
2Spink County, South Dakota$701,054,6834.2%9.9%
3Beadle County, South Dakota$503,068,5603.0%13.0%
4Hand County, South Dakota$431,519,0762.6%15.6%
5Sully County, South Dakota$424,850,2032.6%18.1%
6Roberts County, South Dakota$420,262,3372.5%20.7%
7Day County, South Dakota$416,994,7862.5%23.2%
8Edmunds County, South Dakota$406,688,4702.5%25.6%
9Hutchinson County, South Dakota$406,091,1012.4%28.1%
10Charles Mix County, South Dakota$385,762,4972.3%30.4%
11Minnehaha County, South Dakota$356,362,0602.1%32.5%
12Clark County, South Dakota$349,533,0612.1%34.6%
13Marshall County, South Dakota$345,088,1842.1%36.7%
14Brookings County, South Dakota$337,650,1092.0%38.8%
15Kingsbury County, South Dakota$337,334,1752.0%40.8%
16Lyman County, South Dakota$329,851,9432.0%42.8%
17Turner County, South Dakota$327,079,2672.0%44.8%
18Potter County, South Dakota$307,948,5391.9%46.6%
19Lincoln County, South Dakota$300,888,1591.8%48.4%
20Faulk County, South Dakota$297,807,3831.8%50.2%
21Tripp County, South Dakota$290,223,2271.7%52.0%
22Union County, South Dakota$284,422,6221.7%53.7%
23McCook County, South Dakota$282,201,4051.7%55.4%
24Moody County, South Dakota$274,449,2281.7%57.0%
25Codington County, South Dakota$262,370,7491.6%58.6%
26Lake County, South Dakota$256,798,1121.5%60.2%
27Grant County, South Dakota$252,401,7781.5%61.7%
28Deuel County, South Dakota$250,574,8661.5%63.2%
29Perkins County, South Dakota$245,412,3411.5%64.7%
30Haakon County, South Dakota$233,731,9781.4%66.1%
31Clay County, South Dakota$232,861,8791.4%67.5%
32Hamlin County, South Dakota$232,467,1631.4%68.9%
33McPherson County, South Dakota$230,015,6711.4%70.3%
34Aurora County, South Dakota$223,877,2751.3%71.6%
35Hughes County, South Dakota$223,111,7011.3%73.0%
36Bon Homme County, South Dakota$219,931,8801.3%74.3%
37Brule County, South Dakota$217,263,3221.3%75.6%
38Yankton County, South Dakota$216,647,5521.3%76.9%
39Meade County, South Dakota$213,673,1241.3%78.2%
40Campbell County, South Dakota$208,999,6641.3%79.5%
41Miner County, South Dakota$207,620,4311.3%80.7%
42Hanson County, South Dakota$203,784,3921.2%82.0%
43Walworth County, South Dakota$201,719,7321.2%83.2%
44Davison County, South Dakota$200,332,7991.2%84.4%
45Sanborn County, South Dakota$194,032,9451.2%85.5%
46Corson County, South Dakota$192,289,5711.2%86.7%
47Stanley County, South Dakota$188,896,1771.1%87.8%
48Douglas County, South Dakota$184,205,2021.1%89.0%
49Hyde County, South Dakota$179,560,2661.1%90.0%
50Gregory County, South Dakota$149,498,3940.9%90.9%
51Pennington County, South Dakota$140,789,6520.8%91.8%
52Dewey County, South Dakota$140,464,9610.8%92.6%
53Ziebach County, South Dakota$132,855,9930.8%93.4%
54Jerauld County, South Dakota$127,120,9870.8%94.2%
55Jones County, South Dakota$118,522,9940.7%94.9%
56Harding County, South Dakota$111,353,3760.7%95.6%
57Bennett County, South Dakota$111,207,4840.7%96.3%
58Jackson County, South Dakota$105,076,6080.6%96.9%
59Butte County, South Dakota$102,110,7950.6%97.5%
60South Dakota NRCS$72,003,6690.4%97.9%
61Mellette County, South Dakota$70,255,2740.4%98.4%
62Buffalo County, South Dakota$70,014,0010.4%98.8%
63Shannon County, South Dakota$58,877,7850.4%99.1%
64Fall River County, South Dakota$58,215,7690.4%99.5%
65Todd County, South Dakota$49,880,4360.3%99.8%
66Custer County, South Dakota$26,033,6290.2%99.9%
67Lawrence County, South Dakota$7,029,6350.0%100.0%
68$1,413,1360.0%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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