USDA subsidies in Vermont totaled $371 million from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Vermont by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
Pct of
1Addison County, Vermont$94,809,97725.6%25.6%
2Franklin County, Vermont$87,550,28323.6%49.2%
3Orleans County, Vermont$37,240,01810.0%59.2%
4Rutland County, Vermont$24,525,5636.6%65.9%
5Chittenden County, Vermont$17,912,6054.8%70.7%
6Orange County, Vermont$16,751,0434.5%75.2%
7Caledonia County, Vermont$16,275,7614.4%79.6%
8Vermont NRCS$15,894,8114.3%83.9%
9Windham County, Vermont$10,767,2352.9%86.8%
10Lamoille County, Vermont$10,755,4872.9%89.7%
11Grand Isle County, Vermont$9,153,0932.5%92.2%
12Bennington County, Vermont$8,486,3762.3%94.5%
13Washington County, Vermont$8,258,5882.2%96.7%
14Windsor County, Vermont$6,941,0861.9%98.6%
15Essex County, Vermont$5,356,1061.4%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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