Cotton Subsidies in Tennessee totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in Tennessee Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2017

Rank County Cotton Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Haywood County, Tennessee$219,136,87614.1%14.1%
2$199,990,95912.9%27.0%
3Crockett County, Tennessee$179,164,16811.5%38.6%
4Lauderdale County, Tennessee$121,458,7077.8%46.4%
5Tipton County, Tennessee$116,658,2557.5%53.9%
6Gibson County, Tennessee$108,451,2777.0%60.9%
7Madison County, Tennessee$101,483,5946.5%67.4%
8Fayette County, Tennessee$98,627,2346.4%73.8%
9Dyer County, Tennessee$88,134,4835.7%79.5%
10Shelby County, Tennessee$52,921,1893.4%82.9%
11Carroll County, Tennessee$52,365,0783.4%86.3%
12$40,056,9662.6%88.8%
13Lake County, Tennessee$38,218,4962.5%91.3%
14Hardeman County, Tennessee$37,860,9522.4%93.7%
15Lincoln County, Tennessee$18,337,0261.2%94.9%
16McNairy County, Tennessee$10,860,3510.7%95.6%
17Obion County, Tennessee$10,722,0860.7%96.3%
18Franklin County, Tennessee$8,906,0000.6%96.9%
19$8,412,5870.5%97.4%
20Henderson County, Tennessee$7,032,9040.5%97.9%
21Rutherford County, Tennessee$6,203,9160.4%98.3%
22Chester County, Tennessee$6,007,6070.4%98.7%
23Hardin County, Tennessee$4,558,6700.3%99.0%
24Weakley County, Tennessee$3,277,6260.2%99.2%
25Lawrence County, Tennessee$3,122,7730.2%99.4%
26Giles County, Tennessee$3,050,9140.2%99.6%
27Coffee County, Tennessee$2,609,6240.2%99.7%
28Henry County, Tennessee$1,600,0220.1%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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