Commodity subsidies in Texas totaled $18.1 billion from 1995-2017.

Counties in Texas Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1$1,015,779,8505.6%5.6%
2Wharton County, Texas$609,120,6333.4%9.0%
3Gaines County, Texas$599,421,4593.3%12.3%
4Hale County, Texas$513,969,2862.8%15.1%
5Dawson County, Texas$392,302,0742.2%17.3%
6Lamb County, Texas$375,872,9692.1%19.4%
7Parmer County, Texas$375,710,5952.1%21.4%
8$371,137,1462.0%23.5%
9Castro County, Texas$365,327,2052.0%25.5%
10Terry County, Texas$359,926,0392.0%27.5%
11Lubbock County, Texas$344,432,2791.9%29.4%
12Matagorda County, Texas$308,308,6191.7%31.1%
13Floyd County, Texas$305,441,4601.7%32.8%
14Nueces County, Texas$287,006,3261.6%34.4%
15Deaf Smith County, Texas$280,143,4711.5%35.9%
16Lynn County, Texas$279,571,3371.5%37.5%
17Jackson County, Texas$266,482,3551.5%38.9%
18Hockley County, Texas$266,309,7431.5%40.4%
19Swisher County, Texas$262,364,5691.4%41.9%
20San Patricio County, Texas$257,325,5551.4%43.3%
21Colorado County, Texas$247,770,1651.4%44.6%
22Crosby County, Texas$241,973,5101.3%46.0%
23Yoakum County, Texas$210,110,8061.2%47.1%
24Cameron County, Texas$207,739,4981.1%48.3%
25Sherman County, Texas$201,609,2161.1%49.4%
26Hidalgo County, Texas$195,054,0191.1%50.5%
27Brazoria County, Texas$194,622,4041.1%51.5%
28Moore County, Texas$192,291,1761.1%52.6%
29$191,393,7351.1%53.7%
30Dallam County, Texas$191,021,3851.1%54.7%
31Willacy County, Texas$189,385,3931.0%55.8%
32Hansford County, Texas$180,344,4991.0%56.8%
33Haskell County, Texas$176,956,9861.0%57.7%
34Jefferson County, Texas$176,471,5791.0%58.7%
35Cochran County, Texas$173,657,8981.0%59.7%
36Hartley County, Texas$172,397,7351.0%60.6%
37Fort Bend County, Texas$169,598,3450.9%61.6%
38Chambers County, Texas$160,796,9710.9%62.5%
39Martin County, Texas$160,368,6180.9%63.3%
40Bailey County, Texas$158,348,9230.9%64.2%
41Tom Green County, Texas$152,560,1960.8%65.1%
42Jones County, Texas$152,031,4360.8%65.9%
43Liberty County, Texas$144,954,3460.8%66.7%
44Collingsworth County, Texas$136,180,1150.8%67.4%
45Ochiltree County, Texas$135,832,8060.8%68.2%
46$134,711,7840.7%68.9%
47Howard County, Texas$130,386,0930.7%69.7%
48Hall County, Texas$129,048,8770.7%70.4%
49Williamson County, Texas$128,654,3080.7%71.1%
50Carson County, Texas$119,704,7550.7%71.7%
51Hill County, Texas$117,417,8660.6%72.4%
52Fisher County, Texas$117,364,8800.6%73.0%
53Wilbarger County, Texas$110,280,5150.6%73.6%
54Glasscock County, Texas$105,144,2620.6%74.2%
55Runnels County, Texas$100,043,7050.6%74.8%
56Knox County, Texas$95,720,9990.5%75.3%
57Ellis County, Texas$94,715,8490.5%75.8%
58Victoria County, Texas$91,189,3140.5%76.3%
59Calhoun County, Texas$81,910,5310.5%76.8%
60Scurry County, Texas$81,171,1430.4%77.2%
61McLennan County, Texas$76,354,7050.4%77.7%
62Refugio County, Texas$75,692,1740.4%78.1%
63Childress County, Texas$73,166,3940.4%78.5%
64Waller County, Texas$71,284,3160.4%78.9%
65Falls County, Texas$69,347,8640.4%79.3%
66Fannin County, Texas$69,014,4590.4%79.6%
67Uvalde County, Texas$68,504,6100.4%80.0%
68Mitchell County, Texas$68,295,3610.4%80.4%
69Briscoe County, Texas$67,968,4520.4%80.8%
70Frio County, Texas$67,184,6310.4%81.1%
71Milam County, Texas$66,224,7300.4%81.5%
72Harris County, Texas$65,909,4780.4%81.9%
73Randall County, Texas$64,444,4300.4%82.2%
74Nolan County, Texas$63,419,4490.4%82.6%
75Bell County, Texas$60,014,9040.3%82.9%
76Lamar County, Texas$57,369,2750.3%83.2%
77Hardeman County, Texas$56,923,0050.3%83.5%
78Concho County, Texas$55,967,1690.3%83.8%
79Grayson County, Texas$54,799,4350.3%84.2%
80Medina County, Texas$54,607,5500.3%84.5%
81Wichita County, Texas$54,160,4070.3%84.8%
82Jim Wells County, Texas$53,620,7160.3%85.0%
83Collin County, Texas$53,576,7650.3%85.3%
84Baylor County, Texas$53,483,3200.3%85.6%
85Kleberg County, Texas$52,918,1610.3%85.9%
86Cottle County, Texas$51,125,3760.3%86.2%
87Robertson County, Texas$50,824,2720.3%86.5%
88Navarro County, Texas$50,471,7790.3%86.8%
89Atascosa County, Texas$49,932,0880.3%87.0%
90Gray County, Texas$48,230,5130.3%87.3%
91Hutchinson County, Texas$48,079,5900.3%87.6%
92Comanche County, Texas$46,601,7810.3%87.8%
93Taylor County, Texas$46,475,1310.3%88.1%
94Erath County, Texas$45,726,9210.3%88.3%
95Bee County, Texas$43,772,5420.2%88.6%
96Donley County, Texas$40,934,6080.2%88.8%
97Garza County, Texas$40,720,4750.2%89.0%
98Andrews County, Texas$39,974,8120.2%89.3%
99Motley County, Texas$39,253,7820.2%89.5%
100Reagan County, Texas$39,051,1250.2%89.7%
101Dickens County, Texas$38,473,6510.2%89.9%
102Burleson County, Texas$38,228,2050.2%90.1%
103Archer County, Texas$37,645,8430.2%90.3%
104Armstrong County, Texas$37,485,1200.2%90.5%
105Wilson County, Texas$37,450,0980.2%90.7%
106Foard County, Texas$37,347,8520.2%90.9%
107Denton County, Texas$36,354,9100.2%91.1%
108$36,227,0740.2%91.3%
109Wheeler County, Texas$35,709,3500.2%91.5%
110Reeves County, Texas$33,543,5130.2%91.7%
111Midland County, Texas$33,391,1090.2%91.9%
112Lipscomb County, Texas$33,001,9980.2%92.1%
113Zavala County, Texas$32,814,1300.2%92.3%
114Austin County, Texas$32,781,5960.2%92.5%
115Clay County, Texas$32,341,8170.2%92.6%
116Starr County, Texas$31,542,2880.2%92.8%
117Hunt County, Texas$31,234,3760.2%93.0%
118Eastland County, Texas$31,037,0930.2%93.2%
119Red River County, Texas$30,949,4900.2%93.3%
120Hopkins County, Texas$30,870,2520.2%93.5%
121Cooke County, Texas$30,249,5460.2%93.7%
122Lavaca County, Texas$30,086,7100.2%93.8%
123Oldham County, Texas$30,023,2850.2%94.0%
124Galveston County, Texas$29,162,9580.2%94.2%
125Brazos County, Texas$28,529,0680.2%94.3%
126Young County, Texas$28,527,7040.2%94.5%
127Guadalupe County, Texas$27,768,0390.2%94.6%
128Travis County, Texas$27,544,6270.2%94.8%
129Bowie County, Texas$27,388,3640.2%94.9%
130$26,684,6310.1%95.1%
131Coleman County, Texas$26,358,0510.1%95.2%
132McCulloch County, Texas$26,049,9630.1%95.4%
133Throckmorton County, Texas$25,247,7220.1%95.5%
134$24,674,6100.1%95.6%
135Stonewall County, Texas$24,264,7880.1%95.8%
136Pecos County, Texas$24,133,3340.1%95.9%
137Johnson County, Texas$20,649,6850.1%96.0%
138Borden County, Texas$20,639,8940.1%96.1%
139Hudspeth County, Texas$20,517,1510.1%96.2%
140Upton County, Texas$19,867,6390.1%96.4%
141Live Oak County, Texas$19,489,9670.1%96.5%
142Coryell County, Texas$18,541,8730.1%96.6%
143El Paso County, Texas$18,149,9040.1%96.7%
144Limestone County, Texas$17,872,8360.1%96.8%
145Bexar County, Texas$17,070,5360.1%96.9%
146Delta County, Texas$17,019,7920.1%97.0%
147Schleicher County, Texas$16,903,6700.1%97.0%
148Duval County, Texas$16,231,5480.1%97.1%
149Brown County, Texas$14,784,8850.1%97.2%
150Mason County, Texas$14,732,0500.1%97.3%
151Caldwell County, Texas$14,681,4580.1%97.4%
152$14,538,8160.1%97.5%
153Karnes County, Texas$14,499,1680.1%97.5%
154$13,647,9050.1%97.6%
155Kaufman County, Texas$13,148,5950.1%97.7%
156Kent County, Texas$13,081,3940.1%97.8%
157Callahan County, Texas$12,266,1780.1%97.8%
158Hamilton County, Texas$12,176,4010.1%97.9%
159Dallas County, Texas$11,014,2000.1%98.0%
160King County, Texas$10,616,1250.1%98.0%
161Roberts County, Texas$10,578,2540.1%98.1%
162Houston County, Texas$10,458,1820.1%98.1%
163Potter County, Texas$10,219,8300.1%98.2%
164Fayette County, Texas$10,203,7060.1%98.2%
165Montague County, Texas$10,141,6010.1%98.3%
166Shackelford County, Texas$9,860,2210.1%98.4%
167Hemphill County, Texas$9,776,2010.1%98.4%
168La Salle County, Texas$9,547,5340.1%98.5%
169Val Verde County, Texas$9,463,0000.1%98.5%
170Gillespie County, Texas$9,222,3690.1%98.6%
171Edwards County, Texas$9,097,9000.1%98.6%
172Bosque County, Texas$8,880,8280.0%98.7%
173Culberson County, Texas$8,780,3300.0%98.7%
174Wise County, Texas$8,433,1660.0%98.8%
175San Saba County, Texas$8,189,4940.0%98.8%
176Goliad County, Texas$7,937,5930.0%98.8%
177Crockett County, Texas$7,857,9050.0%98.9%
178Sutton County, Texas$7,425,8150.0%98.9%
179Kinney County, Texas$7,069,1350.0%99.0%
180Mills County, Texas$6,932,3050.0%99.0%
181Wood County, Texas$6,681,0220.0%99.0%
182Bastrop County, Texas$6,505,9190.0%99.1%
183DeWitt County, Texas$6,459,0410.0%99.1%
184$6,196,3640.0%99.2%
185$6,076,1050.0%99.2%
186Lee County, Texas$5,867,9750.0%99.2%
187Rockwall County, Texas$5,856,7020.0%99.3%
188Hays County, Texas$5,688,2590.0%99.3%
189Tarrant County, Texas$5,673,4010.0%99.3%
190Coke County, Texas$5,308,8910.0%99.3%
191Gonzales County, Texas$5,232,5590.0%99.4%
192$5,075,2930.0%99.4%
193Hardin County, Texas$4,825,0280.0%99.4%
194$4,620,1460.0%99.5%
195Dimmit County, Texas$4,462,9090.0%99.5%
196Franklin County, Texas$4,336,7350.0%99.5%
197Washington County, Texas$4,285,9210.0%99.5%
198Brooks County, Texas$4,194,6370.0%99.5%
199$3,650,8300.0%99.6%
200Menard County, Texas$3,499,0600.0%99.6%
201Lampasas County, Texas$3,487,6070.0%99.6%
202Van Zandt County, Texas$3,423,1550.0%99.6%
203Orange County, Texas$3,360,5160.0%99.6%
204Stephens County, Texas$3,208,8170.0%99.7%
205Cherokee County, Texas$3,145,9000.0%99.7%
206Kimble County, Texas$3,111,5300.0%99.7%
207$2,974,6930.0%99.7%
208Sterling County, Texas$2,905,5100.0%99.7%
209Rains County, Texas$2,789,9940.0%99.7%
210Upshur County, Texas$2,710,4540.0%99.8%
211Terrell County, Texas$2,646,6620.0%99.8%
212Parker County, Texas$2,598,4410.0%99.8%
213Jack County, Texas$2,237,5480.0%99.8%
214Irion County, Texas$2,056,0650.0%99.8%
215Aransas County, Texas$1,956,9340.0%99.8%
216Hood County, Texas$1,915,8960.0%99.8%
217Kendall County, Texas$1,885,7330.0%99.8%
218Palo Pinto County, Texas$1,837,6360.0%99.9%
219Kerr County, Texas$1,690,0450.0%99.9%
220Webb County, Texas$1,603,2890.0%99.9%
221Jeff Davis County, Texas$1,586,0630.0%99.9%
222Henderson County, Texas$1,577,5570.0%99.9%
223Comal County, Texas$1,392,4440.0%99.9%
224Anderson County, Texas$1,216,2880.0%99.9%
225Burnet County, Texas$1,171,0090.0%99.9%
226Jim Hogg County, Texas$989,0130.0%99.9%
227Camp County, Texas$981,4810.0%99.9%
228McMullen County, Texas$945,6520.0%99.9%
229Nacogdoches County, Texas$926,9360.0%99.9%
230Blanco County, Texas$898,6600.0%99.9%
231$894,0660.0%99.9%
232Ward County, Texas$867,4500.0%99.9%
233Grimes County, Texas$789,5660.0%100.0%
234Bandera County, Texas$783,6290.0%100.0%
235Somervell County, Texas$782,3510.0%100.0%
236Llano County, Texas$781,5390.0%100.0%
237Real County, Texas$729,8970.0%100.0%
238Morris County, Texas$719,3750.0%100.0%
239Panola County, Texas$649,8080.0%100.0%
240$526,0880.0%100.0%
241Leon County, Texas$461,2550.0%100.0%
242Titus County, Texas$449,0470.0%100.0%
243$399,7050.0%100.0%
244Rusk County, Texas$346,7780.0%100.0%
245Zapata County, Texas$298,6400.0%100.0%
246Walker County, Texas$283,1470.0%100.0%
247Smith County, Texas$201,2120.0%100.0%
248Maverick County, Texas$198,4280.0%100.0%
249Cass County, Texas$142,1250.0%100.0%
250Angelina County, Texas$128,1960.0%100.0%
251Jasper County, Texas$124,1490.0%100.0%
252Madison County, Texas$103,3990.0%100.0%
253Presidio County, Texas$101,7060.0%100.0%
254Polk County, Texas$99,9000.0%100.0%
255Newton County, Texas$92,8670.0%100.0%
256Crane County, Texas$76,1860.0%100.0%
257Brewster County, Texas$64,9790.0%100.0%
258Marion County, Texas$54,8090.0%100.0%
259Harrison County, Texas$43,9770.0%100.0%
260Montgomery County, Texas$40,9550.0%100.0%
261Tyler County, Texas$36,9340.0%100.0%
262San Jacinto County, Texas$32,7150.0%100.0%
263Freestone County, Texas$31,9650.0%100.0%
264Shelby County, Texas$24,4340.0%100.0%
265San Augustine County, Texas$17,6700.0%100.0%
266Sabine County, Texas$5,3570.0%100.0%
267Gregg County, Texas$4,1140.0%100.0%
268Ector County, Texas$2,8610.0%100.0%
269Loving County, Texas$1,2210.0%100.0%
270Trinity County, Texas$140.0%100.0%
271Kenedy County, Texas$20.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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