Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Colorado totaled $974 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of disaster payment recipients were paid 65 percent of disaster payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%276$196,760,100$712,899
Top 2%30%553$292,210,764$528,410
Top 3%37%829$363,120,548$438,022
Top 4%43%1,106$420,451,321$380,155
Top 5%48%1,383$468,814,344$338,984
Top 6%52%1,659$510,448,885$307,685
Top 7%56%1,936$547,334,825$282,714
Top 8%60%2,213$580,007,816$262,091
Top 9%63%2,489$609,113,139$244,722
Top 10%65%2,766$635,554,636$229,774
Top 11%68%3,043$659,533,780$216,738
Top 12%70%3,319$681,234,829$205,253
Top 13%72%3,596$701,177,009$194,988
Top 14%74%3,872$719,362,922$185,786
Top 15%76%4,149$736,123,773$177,422
Top 16%77%4,426$751,578,777$169,810
Top 17%79%4,702$765,875,332$162,883
Top 18%80%4,979$779,196,801$156,497
Top 19%81%5,256$791,587,734$150,606
Top 20%82%5,532$803,059,513$145,166
Remaining 80% of recips.18%22,132$170,964,971$7,725

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

 

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