Sorghum Subsidies in Colorado totaled $193 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%28%117$26,999,816$230,768
Top 2%41%235$39,698,919$168,932
Top 3%50%353$47,913,004$135,731
Top 4%56%471$54,003,064$114,656
Top 5%61%589$58,826,002$99,874
Top 6%65%707$62,769,692$88,783
Top 7%69%825$66,040,515$80,049
Top 8%72%942$68,832,619$73,071
Top 9%74%1,060$71,336,080$67,298
Top 10%76%1,178$73,526,566$62,416
Top 11%78%1,296$75,447,159$58,215
Top 12%80%1,414$77,160,335$54,569
Top 13%82%1,532$78,718,811$51,383
Top 14%83%1,650$80,129,332$48,563
Top 15%85%1,768$81,392,535$46,037
Top 16%86%1,885$82,517,488$43,776
Top 17%87%2,003$83,536,937$41,706
Top 18%88%2,121$84,470,343$39,826
Top 19%89%2,239$85,324,102$38,108
Top 20%90%2,357$86,105,086$36,532
Remaining 80% of recips.10%9,430$10,033,910$1,064

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

 

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