Wheat Subsidies in California totaled $685 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 72 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%24%182$141,424,548$777,058
Top 2%36%365$210,909,391$577,834
Top 3%44%548$259,127,034$472,860
Top 4%51%731$296,343,986$405,395
Top 5%56%914$326,813,540$357,564
Top 6%60%1,097$352,302,741$321,151
Top 7%64%1,280$373,722,416$291,971
Top 8%67%1,462$392,122,061$268,209
Top 9%70%1,645$408,455,425$248,301
Top 10%72%1,828$422,779,287$231,280
Top 11%74%2,011$435,625,623$216,621
Top 12%76%2,194$447,253,852$203,853
Top 13%78%2,377$457,821,022$192,605
Top 14%80%2,560$467,409,421$182,582
Top 15%81%2,742$476,066,882$173,620
Top 16%83%2,925$483,964,859$165,458
Top 17%84%3,108$491,150,117$158,028
Top 18%85%3,291$497,733,626$151,241
Top 19%86%3,474$503,802,507$145,021
Top 20%87%3,657$509,358,047$139,283
Remaining 80% of recips.13%14,629$76,928,485$5,259

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

 

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