Sorghum Subsidies in Colorado totaled $191 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 76 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%28%119$28,175,421$236,768
Top 1%28%119$28,205,771$237,023
Top 2%41%239$41,370,803$173,100
Top 2%41%239$41,401,153$173,227
Top 3%49%359$49,922,691$139,060
Top 3%49%359$49,954,001$139,148
Top 4%56%478$56,278,300$117,737
Top 4%56%478$56,309,610$117,803
Top 5%61%598$61,351,113$102,594
Top 5%61%598$61,384,293$102,649
Top 6%65%718$65,538,937$91,280
Top 6%65%718$65,573,276$91,328
Top 7%68%837$69,005,515$82,444
Top 7%68%838$69,067,685$82,420
Top 8%71%957$71,993,608$75,228
Top 8%71%957$72,029,108$75,266
Top 9%74%1,077$74,634,329$69,298
Top 9%74%1,077$74,669,829$69,331
Top 10%76%1,196$76,966,161$64,353
Top 10%76%1,197$77,020,958$64,345
Top 11%78%1,316$79,026,875$60,051
Top 11%78%1,317$79,079,571$60,045
Top 12%80%1,436$80,860,596$56,310
Top 12%80%1,436$80,897,044$56,335
Top 13%81%1,555$82,500,942$53,055
Top 13%81%1,556$82,550,964$53,053
Top 14%83%1,675$84,004,962$50,152
Top 14%83%1,676$84,054,984$50,152
Top 15%84%1,795$85,368,526$47,559
Top 15%84%1,795$85,407,776$47,581
Top 16%85%1,914$86,585,352$45,238
Top 16%85%1,915$86,635,374$45,240
Top 17%87%2,034$87,687,408$43,111
Top 17%87%2,035$87,737,430$43,114
Top 18%88%2,154$88,686,391$41,173
Top 18%88%2,155$88,736,413$41,177
Top 19%88%2,273$89,598,687$39,419
Top 19%88%2,274$89,648,924$39,423
Top 20%89%2,393$90,445,630$37,796
Top 20%89%2,394$90,496,458$37,801
Remaining 80% of recips.11%9,575$10,878,660$1,136
Remaining 80% of recips.11%9,579$10,903,256$1,138

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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