USDA subsidies in Vermont totaled $335 million from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Vermont by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
Pct of
1Addison County, Vermont$81,671,64124.4%24.4%
2Franklin County, Vermont$81,004,59024.2%48.6%
3Orleans County, Vermont$32,638,1639.8%58.4%
4Rutland County, Vermont$23,251,1256.9%65.3%
5Chittenden County, Vermont$16,520,8014.9%70.3%
6Vermont NRCS$15,894,8114.8%75.0%
7Orange County, Vermont$14,659,2274.4%79.4%
8Caledonia County, Vermont$14,423,0614.3%83.7%
9Windham County, Vermont$10,006,4373.0%86.7%
10Lamoille County, Vermont$9,822,9692.9%89.6%
11Grand Isle County, Vermont$8,559,8642.6%92.2%
12Bennington County, Vermont$7,946,0132.4%94.6%
13Washington County, Vermont$6,808,1972.0%96.6%
14Windsor County, Vermont$6,405,2311.9%98.5%
15Essex County, Vermont$4,978,4611.5%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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