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Cotton Subsidies** in 15th District of Texas (Rep. Rubén Hinojosa) totaled $5.5 million in 2008

In 2008, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy** recipients were paid 75 percent of cotton subsidies**.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2008 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%21$11,885,630$565,982
Top 2%30%43$18,502,042$430,280
Top 3%39%65$23,780,205$365,849
Top 4%46%87$28,308,291$325,383
Top 5%52%109$32,233,513$295,720
Top 6%58%131$35,766,482$273,027
Top 7%63%153$38,853,741$253,946
Top 8%68%175$41,564,037$237,509
Top 9%71%197$44,016,446$223,434
Top 10%75%219$46,087,268$210,444
Top 11%78%241$47,863,731$198,605
Top 12%80%263$49,434,635$187,964
Top 13%83%285$50,873,671$178,504
Top 14%85%307$52,135,364$169,822
Top 15%86%328$53,141,879$162,018
Top 16%88%350$54,075,901$154,503
Top 17%89%372$54,903,695$147,591
Top 18%90%394$55,639,436$141,217
Top 19%91%416$56,254,168$135,226
Top 20%92%438$56,808,936$129,701
Remaining 80% of recips.8%1,755$4,756,955$2,711