Cotton Subsidies in California totaled $3.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 71 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%143$688,054,294$4,811,568
Top 2%33%286$1,023,259,469$3,577,830
Top 3%41%429$1,275,292,977$2,972,711
Top 4%47%572$1,470,923,671$2,571,545
Top 5%53%716$1,635,147,075$2,283,725
Top 6%57%859$1,775,741,174$2,067,219
Top 7%61%1,002$1,899,489,601$1,895,698
Top 8%65%1,145$2,008,787,966$1,754,400
Top 9%68%1,288$2,105,234,494$1,634,499
Top 10%71%1,432$2,191,042,767$1,530,058
Top 11%73%1,575$2,267,071,510$1,439,410
Top 12%75%1,718$2,336,075,937$1,359,765
Top 13%77%1,861$2,398,992,082$1,289,088
Top 14%79%2,004$2,455,854,391$1,225,476
Top 15%81%2,148$2,508,166,854$1,167,675
Top 16%82%2,291$2,555,094,525$1,115,275
Top 17%84%2,434$2,597,947,866$1,067,357
Top 18%85%2,577$2,636,931,201$1,023,256
Top 19%86%2,720$2,672,284,309$982,457
Top 20%87%2,864$2,704,615,280$944,349
Remaining 80% of recips.13%11,456$392,727,255$34,281

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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