Dairy Program Subsidies in California totaled $576 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of dairy program subsidy recipients were paid 36 percent of dairy program subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%7%49$39,034,890$796,630
Top 2%11%98$64,812,976$661,357
Top 3%15%147$87,011,019$591,912
Top 4%19%196$107,027,060$546,056
Top 5%22%245$125,601,444$512,659
Top 6%25%294$142,987,690$486,353
Top 7%28%344$160,013,872$465,157
Top 8%31%393$175,968,028$447,756
Top 9%33%442$191,407,425$433,048
Top 10%36%491$206,322,715$420,209
Top 11%38%540$220,787,605$408,866
Top 12%41%589$234,755,706$398,567
Top 13%43%639$248,574,244$389,005
Top 14%45%688$261,663,751$380,325
Top 15%48%737$274,272,314$372,147
Top 16%50%786$286,523,743$364,534
Top 17%52%835$298,338,168$357,291
Top 18%54%884$309,829,912$350,486
Top 19%56%934$321,153,570$343,848
Top 20%58%983$331,739,500$337,477
Remaining 80% of recips.42%3,933$243,915,831$62,018

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

 

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