Subtotal, Disaster Payments in California totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of disaster payment recipients were paid 59 percent of disaster payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%298$220,274,540$739,176
Top 2%27%597$333,805,299$559,138
Top 3%33%896$417,444,241$465,898
Top 4%39%1,195$484,988,645$405,848
Top 5%43%1,494$542,168,289$362,897
Top 6%47%1,793$591,196,524$329,725
Top 7%51%2,092$634,295,368$303,200
Top 8%54%2,390$672,847,818$281,526
Top 9%57%2,689$707,830,545$263,232
Top 10%59%2,988$739,543,569$247,505
Top 11%61%3,287$768,434,368$233,780
Top 12%63%3,586$795,035,387$221,705
Top 13%65%3,885$819,531,362$210,948
Top 14%67%4,184$842,731,284$201,418
Top 15%69%4,482$864,172,851$192,810
Top 16%71%4,781$884,425,692$184,988
Top 17%72%5,080$903,426,819$177,840
Top 18%74%5,379$921,172,383$171,253
Top 19%75%5,678$937,824,504$165,168
Top 20%76%5,977$953,558,857$159,538
Remaining 80% of recips.24%23,909$298,779,663$12,497

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

 

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