Livestock Subsidies in West Virginia totaled $14.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in West Virginia Receiving livestock subsidies, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Livestock Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Greenbrier County, West Virginia$1,837,98912.6%12.6%
2Monroe County, West Virginia$988,9826.8%19.3%
3Hardy County, West Virginia$886,2966.1%25.4%
4Grant County, West Virginia$880,4966.0%31.4%
5Hampshire County, West Virginia$761,6285.2%36.6%
6Pendleton County, West Virginia$652,2034.5%41.0%
7Harrison County, West Virginia$591,0894.0%45.1%
8Pocahontas County, West Virginia$525,7503.6%48.7%
9Preston County, West Virginia$470,4873.2%51.9%
10Berkeley County, West Virginia$461,8373.2%55.0%
11Jefferson County, West Virginia$459,3703.1%58.2%
12Mason County, West Virginia$425,2012.9%61.1%
13Barbour County, West Virginia$378,3712.6%63.7%
14Roane County, West Virginia$325,2452.2%65.9%
15Jackson County, West Virginia$313,6312.1%68.0%
16Mineral County, West Virginia$264,0331.8%69.8%
17Nicholas County, West Virginia$254,4981.7%71.6%
18Upshur County, West Virginia$248,5341.7%73.3%
19Braxton County, West Virginia$236,6751.6%74.9%
20Summers County, West Virginia$232,9371.6%76.5%
21Lewis County, West Virginia$230,6521.6%78.1%
22Randolph County, West Virginia$223,2951.5%79.6%
23Gilmer County, West Virginia$214,7841.5%81.1%
24Putnam County, West Virginia$211,0641.4%82.5%
25Mercer County, West Virginia$183,2321.3%83.7%
26Marshall County, West Virginia$155,0651.1%84.8%
27Wayne County, West Virginia$152,3581.0%85.8%
28Wirt County, West Virginia$148,0101.0%86.9%
29Monongalia County, West Virginia$142,9261.0%87.8%
30Lincoln County, West Virginia$140,5151.0%88.8%
31Tyler County, West Virginia$136,4390.9%89.7%
32Marion County, West Virginia$134,2730.9%90.6%
33Ritchie County, West Virginia$122,5130.8%91.5%
34Taylor County, West Virginia$120,4200.8%92.3%
35Calhoun County, West Virginia$119,3780.8%93.1%
36Doddridge County, West Virginia$118,2150.8%93.9%
37Raleigh County, West Virginia$116,6200.8%94.7%
38Cabell County, West Virginia$101,4300.7%95.4%
39Wood County, West Virginia$95,6970.7%96.1%
40Fayette County, West Virginia$72,2150.5%96.6%
41Ohio County, West Virginia$71,8470.5%97.1%
42Wetzel County, West Virginia$69,8490.5%97.5%
43Morgan County, West Virginia$62,4160.4%98.0%
44Tucker County, West Virginia$59,5530.4%98.4%
45Brooke County, West Virginia$54,0040.4%98.7%
46Clay County, West Virginia$52,5140.4%99.1%
47Kanawha County, West Virginia$48,6850.3%99.4%
48Logan County, West Virginia$29,9890.2%99.6%
49Webster County, West Virginia$20,7670.1%99.8%
50Boone County, West Virginia$11,7780.1%99.9%
51Pleasants County, West Virginia$9,2260.1%99.9%
52Hancock County, West Virginia$8,5070.1%100.0%
53Wyoming County, West Virginia$4,0690.0%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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