Commodity subsidies in Kern County, California totaled $550 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 68 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%19$100,321,129$5,280,059
Top 2%30%39$162,776,958$4,173,768
Top 3%38%59$208,966,238$3,541,801
Top 4%44%78$243,951,019$3,127,577
Top 5%50%98$273,859,252$2,794,482
Top 6%54%118$299,254,491$2,536,055
Top 7%58%138$320,885,533$2,325,257
Top 8%62%157$339,231,292$2,160,709
Top 9%65%177$356,458,705$2,013,891
Top 10%68%197$371,853,746$1,887,582
Top 11%70%216$384,906,490$1,781,974
Top 12%72%236$397,801,814$1,685,601
Top 13%74%256$409,797,886$1,600,773
Top 14%76%276$420,802,072$1,524,645
Top 15%78%295$430,408,346$1,459,011
Top 16%80%315$439,683,006$1,395,819
Top 17%81%335$448,110,618$1,337,644
Top 18%83%354$455,393,812$1,286,423
Top 19%84%374$462,366,937$1,236,275
Top 20%85%394$468,907,027$1,190,119
Remaining 80% of recips.15%1,578$81,301,687$51,522

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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