Cotton Subsidies in Tennessee totaled $1.5 billion from 1995-2016.

Counties in Tennessee Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2016

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2016
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Haywood County, Tennessee$217,625,44614.1%14.1%
2$199,990,95913.0%27.1%
3Crockett County, Tennessee$177,994,12911.5%38.6%
4Lauderdale County, Tennessee$120,851,2797.8%46.5%
5Tipton County, Tennessee$116,236,4387.5%54.0%
6Gibson County, Tennessee$107,608,9487.0%61.0%
7Madison County, Tennessee$100,787,5786.5%67.5%
8Fayette County, Tennessee$97,719,7856.3%73.9%
9Dyer County, Tennessee$87,641,2045.7%79.5%
10Shelby County, Tennessee$52,632,1483.4%82.9%
11Carroll County, Tennessee$51,369,8263.3%86.3%
12$40,056,9662.6%88.9%
13Lake County, Tennessee$38,001,5912.5%91.3%
14Hardeman County, Tennessee$37,331,4832.4%93.8%
15Lincoln County, Tennessee$17,969,2561.2%94.9%
16Obion County, Tennessee$10,673,0490.7%95.6%
17McNairy County, Tennessee$10,629,5480.7%96.3%
18Franklin County, Tennessee$8,893,1200.6%96.9%
19$8,412,5870.5%97.4%
20Henderson County, Tennessee$6,935,1730.4%97.9%
21Rutherford County, Tennessee$6,192,7230.4%98.3%
22Chester County, Tennessee$5,925,0950.4%98.7%
23Hardin County, Tennessee$4,540,1090.3%99.0%
24Weakley County, Tennessee$3,262,8110.2%99.2%
25Lawrence County, Tennessee$3,121,8640.2%99.4%
26Giles County, Tennessee$2,954,8700.2%99.6%
27Coffee County, Tennessee$2,609,6240.2%99.7%
28Henry County, Tennessee$1,556,8320.1%99.8%
29Maury County, Tennessee$1,256,2420.1%99.9%
30Wayne County, Tennessee$733,2630.0%100.0%
31Grundy County, Tennessee$276,2210.0%100.0%
32Warren County, Tennessee$105,9970.0%100.0%
33Decatur County, Tennessee$63,9670.0%100.0%
34Robertson County, Tennessee$56,6800.0%100.0%
35Marshall County, Tennessee$14,0580.0%100.0%
36Bedford County, Tennessee$11,4080.0%100.0%
37Montgomery County, Tennessee$8,7620.0%100.0%
38Williamson County, Tennessee$1,5110.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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