Commodity subsidies in West Virginia totaled $82.0 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in West Virginia Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Jefferson County, West Virginia$20,127,26624.6%24.6%
2Mason County, West Virginia$9,803,05112.0%36.5%
3Berkeley County, West Virginia$7,918,9989.7%46.2%
4Hardy County, West Virginia$5,742,8437.0%53.2%
5Monroe County, West Virginia$4,676,5145.7%58.9%
6Greenbrier County, West Virginia$4,239,6755.2%64.0%
7Preston County, West Virginia$3,719,9824.5%68.6%
8Hampshire County, West Virginia$2,978,5193.6%72.2%
9Pendleton County, West Virginia$2,293,2822.8%75.0%
10Randolph County, West Virginia$1,775,3612.2%77.2%
11Lincoln County, West Virginia$1,661,4792.0%79.2%
12Pocahontas County, West Virginia$1,647,6872.0%81.2%
13Putnam County, West Virginia$1,626,2942.0%83.2%
14Grant County, West Virginia$1,333,4741.6%84.8%
15Jackson County, West Virginia$1,240,4781.5%86.3%
16Mineral County, West Virginia$1,213,6511.5%87.8%
17Cabell County, West Virginia$1,053,9911.3%89.1%
18Morgan County, West Virginia$969,5121.2%90.3%
19Ohio County, West Virginia$805,9561.0%91.3%
20Harrison County, West Virginia$731,0260.9%92.2%
21Summers County, West Virginia$716,6920.9%93.0%
22Marshall County, West Virginia$641,1980.8%93.8%
23Wood County, West Virginia$432,6560.5%94.3%
24Nicholas County, West Virginia$384,2570.5%94.8%
25Barbour County, West Virginia$377,1110.5%95.3%
26Brooke County, West Virginia$337,0180.4%95.7%
27Tyler County, West Virginia$285,1000.3%96.0%
28Wayne County, West Virginia$279,6220.3%96.4%
29Upshur County, West Virginia$278,7970.3%96.7%
30Roane County, West Virginia$232,4180.3%97.0%
31Wirt County, West Virginia$223,7790.3%97.3%
32Monongalia County, West Virginia$221,2740.3%97.5%
33Mercer County, West Virginia$220,6150.3%97.8%
34Taylor County, West Virginia$219,8060.3%98.1%
35Lewis County, West Virginia$188,8150.2%98.3%
36Tucker County, West Virginia$162,5570.2%98.5%
37Marion County, West Virginia$148,0640.2%98.7%
38Raleigh County, West Virginia$147,7280.2%98.9%
39Braxton County, West Virginia$143,5750.2%99.0%
40Ritchie County, West Virginia$122,9850.2%99.2%
41Gilmer County, West Virginia$107,1480.1%99.3%
42Fayette County, West Virginia$103,0890.1%99.5%
43Doddridge County, West Virginia$82,2380.1%99.6%
44Kanawha County, West Virginia$67,6120.1%99.6%
45Pleasants County, West Virginia$61,5770.1%99.7%
46Calhoun County, West Virginia$59,2730.1%99.8%
47Boone County, West Virginia$58,1050.1%99.9%
48Wetzel County, West Virginia$42,4290.1%99.9%
49Hancock County, West Virginia$33,0120.0%99.9%
50Logan County, West Virginia$21,1910.0%100.0%
51Webster County, West Virginia$16,1780.0%100.0%
52Clay County, West Virginia$7,6540.0%100.0%
53Wyoming County, West Virginia$1,2210.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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