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Cotton Subsidies** in Merced County, California totaled $166 million from 1995-2012.

From 1995 to 2012, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy** recipients were paid 66 percent of cotton subsidies**.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2012 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%9$27,566,633$3,062,959
Top 2%29%19$42,553,101$2,239,637
Top 3%36%28$53,056,496$1,894,875
Top 4%42%38$62,907,961$1,655,473
Top 5%48%47$70,914,675$1,508,823
Top 6%53%57$78,467,185$1,376,617
Top 7%57%66$84,162,076$1,275,183
Top 8%60%76$89,674,120$1,179,923
Top 9%64%86$94,635,246$1,100,410
Top 10%66%95$98,633,566$1,038,248
Top 11%69%105$102,513,300$976,317
Top 12%71%114$105,592,449$926,250
Top 13%73%124$108,680,630$876,457
Top 14%75%133$111,284,528$836,726
Top 15%77%143$113,926,892$796,692
Top 16%78%152$116,066,857$763,598
Top 17%80%162$118,315,414$730,342
Top 18%81%172$120,430,904$700,180
Top 19%82%181$122,154,828$674,889
Top 20%83%191$123,950,017$648,953
Remaining 80% of recips.17%765$24,821,271$32,446