Wheat Subsidies in Merced County, California totaled $23.8 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%21%10$4,466,604$446,660
Top 2%32%20$6,960,636$348,032
Top 3%41%30$8,953,735$298,458
Top 4%49%40$10,532,694$263,317
Top 5%54%50$11,773,881$235,478
Top 6%59%60$12,810,678$213,511
Top 7%63%70$13,678,896$195,413
Top 8%66%80$14,396,873$179,961
Top 9%69%90$14,994,715$166,608
Top 10%72%100$15,516,266$155,163
Top 11%74%110$15,968,521$145,168
Top 12%75%120$16,363,994$136,367
Top 13%77%131$16,761,905$127,953
Top 14%79%141$17,097,204$121,257
Top 15%80%151$17,406,053$115,272
Top 16%82%161$17,697,198$109,920
Top 17%83%171$17,960,328$105,031
Top 18%84%181$18,197,761$100,540
Top 19%85%191$18,414,172$96,409
Top 20%86%201$18,608,762$92,581
Remaining 80% of recips.14%807$3,085,970$3,824

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

 

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