Commodity subsidies in Merced County, California totaled $429 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 67 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%30$93,634,564$3,121,152
Top 2%32%60$138,755,815$2,312,597
Top 3%40%90$170,393,507$1,893,261
Top 4%46%120$196,222,913$1,635,191
Top 5%51%150$216,852,550$1,445,684
Top 6%55%180$234,628,908$1,303,494
Top 7%58%210$250,224,534$1,191,545
Top 8%62%240$264,436,983$1,101,821
Top 9%65%270$277,162,711$1,026,529
Top 10%67%300$288,558,775$961,863
Top 11%70%330$298,968,097$905,964
Top 12%72%360$308,396,291$856,656
Top 13%74%390$317,087,521$813,045
Top 14%76%420$325,243,772$774,390
Top 15%78%450$332,818,347$739,596
Top 16%79%480$339,855,942$708,033
Top 17%81%510$346,337,199$679,093
Top 18%82%540$352,267,731$652,348
Top 19%83%570$357,733,163$627,602
Top 20%85%600$362,790,990$604,652
Remaining 80% of recips.15%2,404$65,930,398$27,425

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

 

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