USDA subsidies in California totaled $13.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 73 percent of all USDA subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%26%706$2,604,973,082$3,689,764
Top 2%37%1,413$3,673,461,645$2,599,761
Top 3%45%2,120$4,447,114,407$2,097,695
Top 4%51%2,827$5,073,499,886$1,794,659
Top 5%56%3,534$5,595,762,833$1,583,408
Top 6%61%4,241$6,034,412,617$1,422,875
Top 7%65%4,948$6,410,729,324$1,295,620
Top 8%68%5,655$6,733,974,718$1,190,800
Top 9%71%6,362$7,014,646,758$1,102,585
Top 10%73%7,069$7,260,869,577$1,027,142
Top 11%75%7,776$7,477,788,536$961,650
Top 12%77%8,483$7,671,175,764$904,300
Top 13%79%9,190$7,843,491,551$853,481
Top 14%81%9,897$7,997,582,173$808,081
Top 15%82%10,603$8,136,956,096$767,420
Top 16%83%11,310$8,263,974,529$730,679
Top 17%85%12,017$8,379,371,949$697,293
Top 18%86%12,724$8,485,060,277$666,855
Top 19%87%13,431$8,581,844,724$638,958
Top 20%88%14,138$8,670,764,924$613,295
Remaining 80% of recips.12%56,555$1,234,500,953$21,828

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

 

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