Tobacco Subsidies in West Virginia totaled $5.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Rank County Tobacco Subsidies
Pct of
1Lincoln County, West Virginia$1,562,31429.5%29.5%
2Mason County, West Virginia$1,009,91419.1%48.6%
3Putnam County, West Virginia$990,19118.7%67.2%
4Cabell County, West Virginia$973,91218.4%85.6%
5Jackson County, West Virginia$244,2514.6%90.2%
6Wayne County, West Virginia$127,3332.4%92.6%
7Monroe County, West Virginia$121,5312.3%94.9%
8Wirt County, West Virginia$62,9821.2%96.1%
9Roane County, West Virginia$56,9701.1%97.2%
10Boone County, West Virginia$50,1960.9%98.1%
11Wood County, West Virginia$42,0700.8%98.9%
12Kanawha County, West Virginia$21,3170.4%99.3%
13Raleigh County, West Virginia$13,7960.3%99.6%
14Mercer County, West Virginia$7,1950.1%99.7%
15Monongalia County, West Virginia$5,2930.1%99.8%
16Ritchie County, West Virginia$3,1950.1%99.9%
17Greenbrier County, West Virginia$2,2610.0%99.9%
18Logan County, West Virginia$1,5820.0%100.0%
19Tyler County, West Virginia$8300.0%100.0%
20Summers County, West Virginia$8260.0%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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