Wheat Subsidies in Washington totaled $2.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Washington Receiving wheat subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wheat Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Whitman County, Washington$526,334,54322.9%22.9%
2Lincoln County, Washington$367,927,92416.0%38.9%
3Adams County, Washington$254,983,32111.1%50.0%
4Walla Walla County, Washington$244,647,87810.6%60.6%
5Grant County, Washington$192,516,1348.4%69.0%
6Douglas County, Washington$139,864,6586.1%75.1%
7Spokane County, Washington$120,637,8425.2%80.3%
8Columbia County, Washington$107,940,0804.7%85.0%
9Garfield County, Washington$80,965,0173.5%88.5%
10Franklin County, Washington$77,792,3613.4%91.9%
11Benton County, Washington$69,698,1043.0%94.9%
12Klickitat County, Washington$38,932,2831.7%96.6%
13Yakima County, Washington$27,071,8771.2%97.8%
14Asotin County, Washington$25,950,3401.1%98.9%
15Stevens County, Washington$7,068,1770.3%99.2%
16Okanogan County, Washington$6,665,7540.3%99.5%
17Kittitas County, Washington$5,108,2110.2%99.7%
18Skagit County, Washington$2,731,1270.1%99.9%
19$625,8500.0%99.9%
20Island County, Washington$625,2050.0%99.9%
21Ferry County, Washington$617,1000.0%99.9%
22Whatcom County, Washington$365,3800.0%100.0%
23Lewis County, Washington$319,0640.0%100.0%
24Chelan County, Washington$309,9910.0%100.0%
25Snohomish County, Washington$245,6360.0%100.0%
26Clallam County, Washington$33,9860.0%100.0%
27Clark County, Washington$29,2520.0%100.0%
28Pend Oreille County, Washington$21,7820.0%100.0%
29Cowlitz County, Washington$1,4210.0%100.0%
30Grays Harbor County, Washington$8710.0%100.0%
31King County, Washington$5240.0%100.0%
32San Juan County, Washington$1200.0%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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